THAI Launches Use of Mobile 2D Barcode Boarding Passes

Thai Airways International has launched use of its Mobile 2D Boarding Passes issued on smartphones, for passengers who check-in online through smartphones traveling domestic flights departing from Suvarnabhumi Airport, Chiang Mai, and Phuket. Passengers will find it easier when they use Mobile 2D Barcode Boarding Passes, which also reduces use of paper boarding passes and protects the environment.

The mobile 2D barcode on electronic boarding pass is used in lieu of a paper boarding pass and is shown to THAI staff at the check-in counter for baggage loading, must be shown to staff at the boarding gate, and is also shown to cabin crew prior to boarding the flight. Passengers traveling Royal Silk Class must show their Mobile 2D Barcode Boarding Pass to enter the Royal Orchid Lounge.

Initially, the Mobile 2D Barcode Boarding Pass is available through the mobile service provider AIS and will soon be available through DTAC and True Move H for a fee of 6 Baht per MMS.

Source: Press Release

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