Airports are pushing for Aadhaar-enabled entry into their premises to improve security and increase passenger throughput as air traffic peaks across India.
Currently, most passengers have to show their printed or mobile air tickets and a government identity card to enter airports.
Airports like Bengaluru and Hyderabad, which have surpassed the capacities for which they were built on the back of double-digit growth, are using Aadhaar-based entry in coordination with airlines through a process called e-boarding. The airports are using the manual procedures as back-up options.
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