Abu Dhabi Airports plans to purchase a new boarding pass system developed by air transport IT firm SITA.The body said the SITA system will enhance security, accelerate passenger processing and reduce waiting times. Known as Airport iValidate, it will automatically verify all types of boarding passes including mobile boarding passes and home printed passes.The implmentation at Abu Dhabi International Airport will be the first deployment of the product in the Middle East.The system, which will be in place by June 2015, will include four security lanes with automatic gates, four mobile/paper boarding pass scanners and four hand-held wireless boarding pass scanners.Ahmad Al Haddabi, Chief Operations Officer at Abu Dhabi Airports, said: "Deploying such an advanced technology is a further demonstration of Abu Dhabi Airports' determination to use the very best the market has to offer. Effectively managing the balance between continuous passenger flow and stringent security measures is a fundamental part of our operations, and the task is even more important in view of our continued growth."