Thai intros 2D barcode boarding passes

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  1. sobore
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    Thai Airways International (THAI) has revealed that electronic boarding passes issued on smartphones will be used in lieu of paper boarding passes, which will be introduced on domestic flights departing from Suvarnabhumi Airport to Chiang Mai and Phuket, effective 1 August 2012, reports Breaking Travel News.
    Electronic boarding passes, using the two dimensional “Mobile 2D Barcode Boarding Pass,” will reduce check-in counter processes, increase passenger convenience, and protect the environment.

    Danuj Bunnag, THAI managing director of the Ground Service Business Unit, says THAI will begin using the e-boarding pass or electronic boarding passes, accessible on smartphones or mobile computers enabled for multimedia messaging service.

    THAI vice-president, Saroj Yuttatri, commented on the new service, as reported by Easier Travel. “THAI aims to reduce the check-in counter processes, increase passenger convenience, and also protect the environment. The passengers can avail of the new service via mobile phones or tablet browsers, mobile application, mobile game and iPad application.”


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    I'll pass. Just give me a nice BP stock so it's still in one piece when I need to get in touch with UA 8 times for flight credit.
     
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    That must be the "mobile game" method.

     
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