Aviasales extracts passport data on-the-fly

Russian’s largest travel search engine, Aviasales (known worldwide as JetRadar), has recently released a new version of its mobile application enriched with the ability to capture and submit all necessary passenger’s data in a few clicks. The application offers you to make a picture of Machine-Readable Zone (MRZ) of your passport and uses ABBYY Cloud OCR Engine to extract data on-the-fly. 

 

 

 

Step 1. A passenger info page. Tap the “New passenger” button

Step 2. Add information manually or by taking a photo. Tap the camera icon.

Step 3. Read the instructions. A laconic advise - where to focus.