Famous International Airline Emirates taking a major step in becoming more digitalized as company’s introduced the E-Tickets.
Emirates announces that most of its passengers departing Dubai International Airport to use mobile boarding passes instead of printed ones or Paper Passes.
“This initiative will significantly reduce paper waste while simultaneously offering a convenient and speedy digitized check-in experience for passengers departing Dubai,” the company said in a Press release. “It reduces the risk of lost or misplaced boarding passes, giving passengers peace of mind when traveling.”
Emirates passengers checking in at Dubai’s Terminal 3, the airline’s hub, will now be provided with mobile boarding passes via email or text message, replacing the need for paper passes. For those utilizing online check-in, the Emirates app offers the convenience of accessing boarding passes, which can be conveniently stored in either Apple Wallet or Google Wallet. Furthermore, checked baggage receipts, traditionally issued in print form upon luggage drop-off, will now be displayed within the app or sent via email.
At every step where a boarding pass may be required, whether it’s going through security clearance, boarding the plane, or even shopping in Dubai Duty Free, the mobile pass will be accepted, as agents will simply scan the QR code.
The move is meant to be a “a step forward in its drive to offer customers the convenience and assurance of digitally enabled travel journeys,” the airline added.
Emirates’ transition to e-tickets marks a significant milestone in the airline industry’s ongoing digital transformation. By embracing digitalization, Emirates aims to provide a seamless travel experience while reducing environmental impact.