Bangalore Airport, by March 2018, intends to provide biometric access from the entry gate to the boarding gate for domestic flights. Later in the year, it would go live for international flights as well. Here is the gameplan.
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The frequent flyers in India will have one more moment to themselves getting on a plane. They don’t have to wait for their bags to be stamped with a security clearance after it is done, with effect from April 1, 2017. This would soon be implemented at other airports as well!
Security Checks at Indian Airports are getting easier. No longer are you required to stamp baggage tags on entering the Secure Holding Area. 7 Airports covered initially. It’s a start!
A couple of major airports in India are closing down their runways for maintenance at the same time and will be offline for a long period, at least 4 months. This will impact travel plans. Here are all the details.
I had a long and troublesome travel day yesterday with quite some amount of delays creeping in. However, we shall overcome! Here was how I hedged myself from going further into the trap. That too without having coffee on hand for 14 hours.
If you are passing through the 6 metro airports in India, you will notice the queues move faster here on. This is because there will be a simplified security process going forward at these airports. How does that sound??
One of the byproducts of not having enough high value currency in circulation is that people no longer have money to pay parking charges at the airport. Hence, parking across all Indian airports is free for the whole week going forward.
Bangalore airport has issued a notification about their plans to close the runway in 2017 early for about 2.5 months for the construction of new rapid exit taxiways. This is going to affect everyone’s schedules I presume. More details inside.
Bangalore Airport is considering the use of Biometrics to allow access to the airport terminal. This is a new use case for the Aadhar system, so let’s see how they move forward from paper first to thumbprint first without going through the mobile first processes.
MasterCard has revamped their lounge access program to offer 31 lounges in 13 cities across India till December 31, 2016. Check out the details of the cities and the various lounges that are on offer for complimentary access for the next 16 months.