Rules of Boarding Have Changed in Russia
OREANDA-NEWS In Russian airports will be able to Board the plane on the electronic boarding pass. The corresponding order of the Ministry of Transport came into force on February, 24.
Now, during online checking, passengers will receive electronic boarding passes. At the same time, you will still be able to print out your boarding card at the airports or get it at the check-in Desk. Airlines, in turn, are obliged to inform about the possibility of using an electronic ticket, including on their websites.
As told in the press service of Sheremetyevo, the capital's airport is technically ready to serve passengers on electronic boarding. The exact date of the launch of the service the interlocutor of the Agency did not name.
The representative of Domodedovo, in turn, said that all boarding gates in the single terminal are equipped with automated turnstiles (eGate): passengers can independently go to the pre-flight control zone or to land. eGate recognizes 2D barcodes and QR codes in both paper and electronic forms. However, media did not specify from what date on Board the aircraft it will be possible to pass on the electronic ticket.
Vnukovo also plans to introduce a new service this year, told his representatives.
According to the employee of the company "Basel Aero", which manages the air traffic of Krasnodar region, Sochi airport is technically ready to serve passengers on electronic boarding.
The press service of the airport of Ufa reported that since the end of 2018, more than a thousand passengers of Utair, S7 Airlines and Aeroflot have already used the service of online coupons.
The representative of the Kaliningrad Khrabrovo noted that awagaman working on the possibility to accept passengers for boarding.
According to the employee of the press service of Pulkovo, St. Petersburg airport is discussing the prospect of passenger service by electronic boarding, but so far such services are not provided.