RGIA launches 'express security check' facility

RGIA launches 'express security check' facility”

Director General O P Singh on Friday said that the authorities would do away the tagging and stamping of hand baggage of domestic passengers in 59 airports in the country by December this year. OP Singh, DG, Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) inaugurated this facility today in presence of SGK Kishore, CEO, GHIAL and other dignitaries from CISF and GHIAL, the airport operator said in a release.

After August 15, the facility would be made available at another six airports on trial run basis. All thanks to the "Express All thanks to the 'Express Security Check" facility that was flagged off at Hyderabad airport on Friday for passengers flying out with only hand baggage, making it the first Indian airport to offer a pre-embarkation security check that allows a passenger to bypass the conventional, congested route from the airport entry gate to the boarding area. "Since this is a greenfield airport, we can go for expansion of the existing facility and from 12 million capacity, we have handled 18 million passengers this year", said Mr , As Reported By Hindu.

Keeping in view increasing flow of passengers, the Hyderabad airport has recently enhanced the security check area by over 40% for domestic passengers. Last year, it handled 15.24 million passengers registering a 22% growth in passenger traffic and 23% growth in air traffic movement over 2015-16.Expansion plans "We have to be careful in our capacity expansion as growth is hard to predict and building infrastructure is expensive, yet we have to be prepared".

He informed that during the last two to three years there has been a growth of 20 per cent.

GMR group operated Hyderabad International Airport has become India's first airport to offer express security check or pre-embarkation security check right at the terminal's entry gate for domestic passengers with only hand-baggage, making check-in faster and seamless.

In the next couple of years, we will ensure that the new expanded facility will be available for passengers. He said that the Hyderabad International Airport is expected to handle about 18 million passengers this year. "This new system will save time, especially for frequent flyers like me that travel with less luggage", said G Ganesh, a business traveler.

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