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TSA experiment: Paperless boarding passes

October 27, 2008 6:03:09 AM PDT
The paperless revolution is taking another step forward at airports.E-tickets eliminated traditional air line tickets, and now the Transportation Safety Administration is experimenting with paperless boarding passes.

The passes are sent to your cell phones or PDA, and contain a bar code that can be read at the boarding gate.

Officials say if it works, the paperless boarding passes will make it easier for agents to detect fraud and improve customer service.

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