Air France yesterday invited Flightglobal over to Paris Charles de Gaulle Airport to demonstrate its automated boarding pass service called Smartboarding for its frequent Flyers who fly from Paris to Amsterdam launched today.
Passengers who register will get a card which contains information using biometric technology such as encrypted fingerprints, radio frequency identification (RFID) and thermal printing.
Here’s a video that explains how Smartboarding works.
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