TC Media has just announced the availability of a new mobile solution called SecurXpress which sends a text message to consumers mobile device indicates the specific time they must show up at checkpoint “A.” The service, offered in French and English, is the first of its kind in Canada, and developed for Aéroports de Montréal.
The new service means that passengers can now reserve, free of charge, a priority time for going through security. It’s like a reservation. To confirm the time, passengers reply with a text message. The reservation is valid for a maximum of 5 people. The travellers must then show up at the appointed time at the SecurXpress line at checkpoint “A.
The SMS service for flight status updates is also hosted and maintained by TC Media. For the past several years, passengers have been able to receive real-time updates and alerts via text message (SMS) on their cell phones for flight schedule changes of over 10 minutes.