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Smartphone helps reduce Hong Kong airport check-in queues

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Rushing to locate that seemingly hard to find check-in counter at a large airport may just be part of history as smartphones may now be used to contain boarding pass information in its growing list of uses.

Nine airlines are introducing smartphone boarding passes including Cathay Pacific, United Airlines, British Airways, Emirates, Delta and Air France this month. The new system provides passengers the choice between printable boarding passes sent via email or embedded as QR codes sent to their smartphones via SMS.

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