Dublin Airport to Test Passenger Self-Scan Systems

21 January 2010 (Last Updated January 21st, 2010 18:30)

The Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) will begin a trial run with boarding card scanning systems. The system will allow passengers to scan their boarding passes in order to pass through a turnstile into the airport’s security area. Once inside the security area, the passenger wil

The Dublin Airport Authority (DAA) will begin a trial run with boarding card scanning systems.

The system will allow passengers to scan their boarding passes in order to pass through a turnstile into the airport’s security area.

Once inside the security area, the passenger will pass through metal detectors and their bags will pass through X-ray machines.

The DAA plans to trial two of the machines to test their effectiveness.

The authority has tendered for the new systems which would be purchased under a six-year framework agreement by the DAA.

Manchester Airport currently implements the same system.