NEW DELHI: The Digi Yatra facility will be launched at six more airports, Minister for Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya Scindia said on August 12. These are Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Lucknow, Jaipur, and Guwahati airports. The implementation and installation of Digi Yatra infrastructure at these airports will take place in a phased manner.
Since its launch in 2022, at the New Delhi, Varanasi, and Bengaluru airports, Digi Yatra has been implemented in four more airports, Vijayawada, Pune, Hyderabad, and Kolkata.
With the addition of the aforementioned six airports, the total number of Digi Yatra-enabled airports will become thirteen.
Digi Yatra is a mobile application-based facility conceived to achieve contactless, seamless processing of passengers at airports based on Facial Recognition Technology (FRT). It helps travelers pass through various checkpoints at the airports through paperless and contactless processing using facial features to validate their identity and travel details.