Jaipur, Jun 30 (PTI) A modern in-line baggage scanning system has been installed at the Jaipur International Airport to make the screening process faster and strengthen aviation security, Airport Director J S Balhara said on Tuesday.

The new system has been installed at a cast of Rs 18 crore, he said.

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He said the in-line baggage screening system has been combined with the existing baggage handling network.

"This will make checking of baggage and other belongings of passengers more effective and quick," he said.

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In this new system, passengers are not required to scan their baggage before dropping them at the "check-in" counter, which will save time, he added.

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