AAI to procure 198 body scanners for 63 airports

AAI to procure 198 body scanners for 63 airports

Newsdesk |
July 19, 2020

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has decided to procure 198 body scanners for 63 Indian airports that will replace the existing door frame metal detectors and hand-held scanners, besides pat-down searches of passengers to detect metallic objects, officials said.

New Delhi, 19 July 2020

"The process for procurement of body scanners started earlier this year before the COVID-19 pandemic. It has become important to get these scanners as soon as possible as frisking of passengers by security personnel has already been minimised since March due to the pandemic," the AAI officials noted.
As per news report of PTI, out of these 198 scanners, 19 will be for the Chennai airport, 17 for the Kolkata airport and 12 for the Pune airport, the officials told. The AAI owns and manages more than 100 airports across the country.

Source -ptinews.com


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