Electronic Ticket

Updated: 2017-03-27.

Regarding travel reservations, especially on airlines, an electronic ticket, or e-ticket, is the digital version of a paper ticket, issued via email, SMS, or MMS. It allows much more flexibility than its paper counterpart, such as remote check-in and the ability for a passenger to use an airport kiosk to check in, for example.

An e-ticket must still be accompanied by a boarding pass for entry onto a plane, normally.

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