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Spirit Airlines Overhauls Airports with Cutting-Edge Automation Aimed at Limiting Face-to-Face Interaction and Expediting Check-in

September 03, 2020 / Spirit

The check-in experience of the future just landed at two of the nation’s busiest airports—right on time and ready to make travel easier. Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) unveiled its redesigned ticket lobby today, which represents a new paradigm for the U.S. airline industry. The lobby is packed with industry-leading technology designed to limit face-to-face interaction, streamline flight check-ins and get Guests from the curb to the brightest planes in the sky quicker than ever.
Spirit’s re-imagined check-in experience is already installed at New York’s LaGuardia Airport (LGA) and Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD), and arriving in other cities soon. It starts with Guests tagging their own checked bags and then sending them to the plane using an automated self-bag drop unit equipped with biometric photo-matching. Guests can take advantage of the time savings and reduction in face-to-face interactions whether they’re travelling domestically...