The CISF (Central Industrial Security Force) said yesterday that
Stamping and tagging of the hand baggage of fliers at 7 major airports, including Delhi and Mumbai, will be discontinued from April 1,
The other airports which will be operating the new system of baggage security which will be coming soon, includes airports such as in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Kolkata, Cochin and Ahmedabad.
This practice , the CISF chief said, will enhance "passenger experience and provide hassle free security environment to them". And also added "The system of stamping and putting tags on the hand baggage of fliers will be dispensed with from April 1 at seven airports. We have put in place the required security systems that will help us in ushering in this passenger-friendly move," CISF Director General O P Singh told PTI.
This move was earlier announced by the aviation security regulator, the Bureau of Civil Aviation Security (BCAS), but the Central Industrial Security Force wanted to deploy appropriate security infrastructure before such a regime could be ushered in without any compromise on the security aspect at these crucial facilities.
The Authorities are working for its fair implementation and to reduce the fliers hassle and consuming less time.