Hyderabad air­port launches ex­press se­cu­rity check

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GMR Hyderabad In­ter­na­tional Air­port launches “Ex­press Se­cu­rity Check” fa­cil­ity for its pas­sen­gers. Do­mes­tic pas­sen­gers trav­el­ling with­out any check-in bag­gage can avail of pre-em­barka­tion se­cu­rity check right at the ter­mi­nal’s en­try gate. After print­ing a board­ing pass from self-ser­vice kiosks at the de­par­ture fore­court area out­side the ter­mi­nal build­ing, they can ac­cess the“Ex­press Se­cu­rity Check” lane with­out get­ting into the check-in area and head straight to­wards their board­ing gate.

Hyderabad Air­port is the first in the coun­try to of­fer this fa­cil­ity. It has col­lab­o­rated with Cen­tral In­dus­trial Se­cu­rity Force to of­fer this con­ve­nient se­cu­rity check process to its pas­sen­gers.

Cur­rently, Hyderabad Air­port han­dles more than 18,000 do­mes­tic pas­sen­gers ev­ery day, out of which around 40 per cent travel only with cabin bag­gage.

“As part of our ‘Pas­sen­ger is Prime’ pro­gramme, the fa­cil­ity en­vi­sions sub­stan­tial re­duc­tion in load at check-in coun­ters and the reg­u­lar se­cu­rity check ar­eas dur­ing peak hours,”says SGK Kishore, chief op­er­at­ing officer of Hyderabad Air­port. hyderabad. aero

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