From Monday, no frisking at airports, contactless security check

Written by Deeptiman Tiwary
| New Delhi |

Updated: May 22, 2020 8:11:47 pm

Even the length of the metal dector has been increased so that CISF personnel do not need to come close to passengers.

As flights begin operations this Monday, passengers will no longer be required to get their tickets physically verified or go through frisking.

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF), which handles security at all major airports in the country, has worked out a system of contactless ticket verification and security check where adequate distance between passengers and security personnel would be maintained at all times.

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Now, there will be a glass partition at all airports between the CISF personnel and passengers at the gate. “The passengers will be required to show their tickets and IDs from across this barrier. At certain airports such as Hyderabad, technology is available for bar code reading or blowing up the ticket and ID on a screen through use of cameras. There even further distance can be maintained,” CISF DG Rajesh Ranjan told The Indian Express.

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