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Lufthansa Launches Mobile Boarding at London City Airport

03/11/2008

From today, Lufthansa passengers travelling from London City Airport will benefit from a mobile boarding pass service.

Upon checking-in online, passengers will be given the option of an electronic mobile boarding pass which will be sent to them via email or SMS to an internet-enabled mobile phone. At the security point and boarding gate passengers simply show the 2D bar code which appears on the screen of the mobile device. The 2D bar code is then scanned allowing the passenger to board their awaiting aircraft.

Commenting today, Richard Gooding OBE, Chief Executive of London City Airport said: “We welcome Lufthansa’s initiative. Using this technology makes the process of travelling through London City Airport even faster and creates a greener way to travel by eliminating the use of paper boarding cards”.

Lufthansa currently offer direct services to Berlin Tegel, Dusseldorf, Frankfurt, Hamburg and Munich from London City Airport.

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Rupa.Haria@londoncityairport.com

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@khbelizaire No plans at the moment but we'll certainly pass this on to the team as something to consider
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@kilo_delta_papa @commonsaviation @gaviationr Great piece and some impressive pictures!
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@MKitchellAR We've had no issues reported, if you're in a particularly busy area it may be as there are too many people connecting?
@MKitchellAR Are you able to give us a bit more info, are you able to see the log in screen? What's happening when you try to log in?
@hiyoyojie Only form, correctly filled in and signed at the bottom in the envelope.
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