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JQ To Trial Text SMS Check-in  
User currently offlineAllrite From Australia, joined Aug 2007, 2081 posts, RR: 4
Posted (5 years 1 month 2 weeks 3 days 9 hours ago) and read 1861 times:

Jetstar is to trial a scanner that will scan a SMS text message on any mobile phone, replacing the boarding pass. Unlike other mobile phone check in services this does not require a graphic barcode or an iPhone specifically.

The Sydney Morning Herald

OMG this s so c%l! But seriously, it's nice not to have to print out your boarding pass for online check in as this can be quite difficult when you are travelling without access to a printer. As the article points out - all these check in systems need to be combined with visual identification of the passenger if you really want security. But how often are you checked when flying domestically?

"Paging a Mr Terry Wrist!"

[Edited 2009-08-05 17:05:19]

[Edited 2009-08-05 17:06:03]


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