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 October 11, 2014  Posted by  Business

Julie Johnson reports:

The next breakthrough in paperless airline ticketing may be under your thumb — literally.

Alaska Airlines (ALK) is exploring using passengers’ fingerprints to replace travel documents, driver’s licenses and credit cards now needed to navigate from airport curbs to jetliner seats. If successful, it would be the first U.S. carrier to employ biometrics for boarding passes and inflight purchases and could spur wider adoption across the industry.

Read more on Bloomberg.

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