As Americans walk the ramp to begin travel amid COVID-19 restrictions, United has announced the addition of 219 touchless check-in kiosks across the US. The new check-in option is one of several initiatives that were announced that the carrier’s CleanPlus strategy to address travel during an epidemic.
When passengers scan their phone or a printed pass, the device will automatically print the luggage tag and boarding pass. The first system was introduced on May 10 in Orlando, Boston, Dallas / Fort Worth and Chicago before adding an additional 20 kiosks.
This latest move brings the system to every US airport where United Kiosk operates. According to the airline, additional systems will be added at domestic and international airports next month.
Other COVID-19-related joint initiatives include limiting the number of passengers in the line, providing disinfectant products during the trip, only a move toward pre-packaged food, bar area seating and staff mandated temperatures. Investigation is included. Last month, the TSA implemented similar security measures for travelers wishing to get away during Memorial Day weekend.