For last weeks flight from London to Munich I have gotten my first real E-Ticket. Usually the E-ticket just tells you that you don’t have to bring more than a credit card or a frequent flyer card to grab your ticket either at the airline counter or a quick check in terminal.
That was a little different this time. While I was checking in online just after choosing my seat I was asked if I wanted to print the boarding pass now or send it to my mobile device.
I had a look at the mobile option that was supposed to send you a mail with the scan able code to the device / address specified.
It did arrive in an instant on my iPod Touch. I did get a doubting look at first check on the airport just outside the security check area but did pass without a problem.
At the boarding counter the lady did take the iPod and held it against the scanner – worked perfectly and I could board the pane.
So no paper involved at all – nice one Lufthansa.