By: KDKA-TV News Staff
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – The Pittsburgh International Airport is installing touchless “wave to call” elevator buttons.READ MORE: College Students Across Western Pennsylvania Celebrate Commencement In Person
The airport shared photos of the new buttons, saying “it’s not ‘beam me up, Scotty,'” but the hope is that the touchless elevators will reduce the spread of germs.
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It’s not ‘beam me up, Scotty,’ but we’re currently installing touchless/wave-to-call elevator buttons to reduce the spread of germs. Just point to the floor where you’re headed and be transported! It’s all part of a modern, more health-conscious airport. #SafeTravels pic.twitter.com/n7mTf1vUDHREAD MORE: 100 Years Of The Double Dip: Kennywood Reopens And Celebrates Milestone For The Jack Rabbit
— Pittsburgh International Airport (@PITairport) April 29, 2021
The airport says it’s all about being modern and more health-conscious.