Hyderabad International Airport now has a body scanner as well, which makes the check-in process for passengers efficient and hassle-free. GMR, which runs both Delhi and Hyderabad International Airports has installed a body scanner in the two airports. Besides Hyderabad and Delhi, International airports located in Pune, Mumbai and Bengaluru also has this advanced body scanning technology. So technically, Hyderabad becomes the fifth city in India to get a body scanner. For the unaware, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS) has ordered all the airport authorities in the country to set up a body scanning solution. And yes, these body scanners have been set up on a trial basis only.
What is the Use of a Body Scanner at Airports?
Several international airports in other countries have already been set up with a secure body scanning solution. This solution allows travellers to get their check-in done in a hassle way process. Right now, there are Kiosk check-in counters and the manual check-in counters available in almost all the airports in India. However, this body scanning solution is an advanced one and gets check-in done instantly. According to the airport authorities, the body scanning solution will save some time for the passengers and the solution is harmless as well, according to BCAS.
Body Scanning Solution Has Been Set Up in 5 International Airports
According to the information available right now, a total of five international airports in India right now has this new body scanning technology. Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (BOM), Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru (BLR), Pune International Airport (PNQ), Rajiv Gandhi Hyderabad International Airport (HYD) and Delhi International Airport offers this new check-in solution right now.
As mentioned above, BCAS asked all the airport authorities to run this advanced check-in process on a trial basis. After successful trials, they will be implemented to all the passengers in the near future.