boarding pass


: a special piece of paper that one must have in order to be allowed to get onto an airplane
Please present your boarding pass to the flight attendant.

Examples of boarding pass in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web According to its website, Clear charges members $189 a year and allows customers to verify their identities at kiosks upon arriving at airports, where customers can their boarding pass and eyes or fingerprints. Gabe Hauari, USA TODAY, 23 Apr. 2024 Be checkpoint ready and bring a valid ID ▪ Arrive at the checkpoint with a mobile or printed boarding pass and valid ID. Vinod Sreeharsha, Miami Herald, 24 May 2024 The rule does not apply to airport employees, which is why the cashier will ask to see a boarding pass before paying. Maya Kachroo-Levine, Travel + Leisure, 22 May 2024 Also note that each visitor must have a same-day boarding pass to enter the lounge, so visitors that have just landed at an airport are unable to access its Centurion Lounge, and unlike many other airport lounges, official Centurion Lounges do not allow travelers to purchase access at the door. Jared Ranahan, Travel + Leisure, 19 Feb. 2024 Your face is your boarding pass: The TSA isn't the only one using facial scans. Christopher Elliott, USA TODAY, 29 Mar. 2024 In February, a woman boarded an American Airlines flight from Nashville to Los Angeles without a boarding pass. Kathryn Watson, CBS News, 5 Apr. 2024 There's nothing worse than arriving at the airport to an endless string of passengers snaking through the terminal, as officers go through the essential but tedious task of ensuring that each flier’s boarding pass, government ID, and face all match up. Rachel Chang, Condé Nast Traveler, 8 Mar. 2024 Children aged 13 to 17 could join you in the PreCheck lane if the TSA PreCheck indicator appears on their boarding pass. Harrison Pierce, Travel + Leisure, 1 Mar. 2024

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“Boarding pass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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