Kolkata Airport Welcomes DigiYatra! Check-In Will Now Be Seamless

by Shreya Ghosh
Kolkata Airport Welcomes DigiYatra! Check-In Will Now Be Seamless

Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport becomes the fourth Indian airport to get DigiYatra. This was launched in the Kolkata airport on Friday. Domestic passengers can now enjoy this experience. This brand-new facility launched at airports makes it much easier for scanning passengers without any contact. In fact, the process of check-in and boarding services gets paperless with DigiYatra. This new technology is completely based on facial recognition. Here’s all you need to know about it.

DigiYatra Is Now At Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport!

Kolkata Airport took to its official Twitter account @aaikolairport to share some pictures of the launch of the DigiYatra facility at the airport. You can take a look at the photos of the celebrations here.

They mentioned how this will help to get a seamless & hassle-free experience for passengers at NSCBI Airport and there will be no need for verification of ticket & ID at multiple touch points. The live trials of this facility began sometime back on 21 February 2023 at the Kolkata airport and it continued till Thursday. A total of 9,206 passengers were a part of this trial, according to a report by The Economic Times.

Also read: DigiYatra: After Delhi And Bengaluru, Pune, Vijayawada & Kolkata Airports To Offer Swifter Check In 

Shri C. Pattabhi, the Kolkata Airport Director inaugurated the DigiYatra facility on Friday. The AOC Chairperson and some senior officials of the Airports Authority of India, CISF, and Airlines were also present at this ceremony, Kolkata Airport shared in a tweet. You can check out the inauguration video here.

Here’s All You Need To Know About The Launch At The Kolkata Airport:

At the present moment, only passengers flying with Air India, Go First, IndiGo, SpiceJet, and Vistara are able to use DigiYatra for a seamless check-in and boarding process. Passengers can use this service at all these places inside the Kolkata airport.

  • Boarding gate 18
  • Boarding gate 19
  • Boarding gate 20
  • Boarding gate 21
  • Boarding gate 22
  • Boarding gate 23
  • Departure gate 2B
  • Departure gate 3A
  • Security hold area 1
  • Security hold area 2
  • Security hold area 3

Also read: JET Airways CEO Sanjiv Kapoor Rates DigiYatra Experience At Delhi Airport ‘9/10’ 

Before Kolkata airport, DigiYatra made its way to Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru, and Varanasi’s Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport.

So Kolkatans, are you excited to try out the DigiYatra facilities?

Cover Image Courtesy: Twitter/ Kolkata Airport (@aaikolairport)