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Latest Airport check-in Stories

2010-02-02 07:00:00

MIAMI and ANN ARBOR, Mich., Feb. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- Farelogix, a leading provider of distribution technology and services for the travel industry, and Mobiata, a leading provider of best-selling mobile travel applications, today announced a partnership to deliver advanced airline merchandising capabilities to mobile devices, beginning with iPhone and Android smartphones, and soon followed by Blackberry devices. Through this collaboration, airlines can market and sell ancillary products and...

2009-11-23 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Nov. 23 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- In anticipation of the busy holiday travel season, Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air offer the following tips for stress-free travel: - Check in online or at a kiosk. Passengers can check in online for domestic and international flights up to 24 hours before departure at alaskaair.com or horizonair.com. International passengers also can enter passport information online. Alaska and Horizon also provide more than 440 convenient check-in kiosks at...

2009-07-30 12:08:00

HOUSTON, July 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Continental Airlines (NYSE: CAL) today launched Virtual Expert technology, a new feature at continental.com, offering customers 24-hour support on the Web for all their travel needs. "Alex," the airline's Virtual Expert, interacts with customers to easily and effectively interpret requests and provide accurate answers to travel needs. Continental is the first network carrier to offer human emulation technology. From booking a flight, to helping...

2009-05-21 07:00:00

SEATTLE, May 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- With the Memorial Day holiday comes the beginning of the summer travel season. Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air offer the following tips for stress-free travel. More information is available in the "Know Before You Go" section of the airlines' Web sites -- alaskaair.com and horizonair.com. Be prepared for security procedures. The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has specific rules for carrying liquids and gels in carry-on luggage, in...

2008-09-08 09:00:31

Finnair has introduced mobile-phone check-in for its passengers at Copenhagen Airport. Finnair said that it is the first foreign airline to introduce mobile-phone check-in at Copenhagen Airport. In addition to mobile-phone check-in, Finnair's about 120,000 locally departing passengers per year can also use the check-in kiosks or check in online. By using mobile-phone check-in, the airline's passengers do not have to queue up at the check-in counters, and they can go directly to the...

2008-08-22 12:00:37

Sabre Airline Solutions has implemented its Mobile Check-In service for Italian airline Air One, which allows passengers to check-in for a flight and even select their seats, using a web-enabled mobile phone. Mobile Check-In is part of the SabreSonic suite, Sabre's flagship customer sales and service solution, and integrates with other SabreSonic self-service check-in options including web and kiosk check-in, providing airlines with the broadest range of check-in options across all customer...

2008-08-21 09:00:51

Checking in for your flight from a taxi, in a cafe, even while dropping the kids off at school is now a reality with the launch of Sabre Airline Solutions' new Mobile Check-In solution. Launched in conjunction with Italian carrier, AirOne, Sabre's latest innovative breakthrough allows passengers to check-in for a flight and even select their seats, using a web-enabled mobile phone. Mobile Check-In is part of the SabreSonic suite, Sabre's flagship customer sales and service solution, and...

2008-08-20 09:01:06

By Joe Sharkey One recent afternoon, I spent about 90 minutes waiting by the security checkpoints near the Delta Air Lines counter at La Guardia Airport. You can see a lot just by observing, as Yogi Berra told me that he said more than once. First, it's amazing how many travelers arrive at the airline check-in counter with grossly overweight bags and then keep others waiting in line while they kneel on the floor, pulling belongings from one bag and cramming them into another. I even saw...

2008-08-18 21:00:21

From our Travel Blog: commercialappeal.com/travelblog With the recent flight and route cutbacks by the airlines, planes are more packed than ever. It seems one can't be waiting at the gate without hearing the words "this flight is overbooked," and that can spell trouble for travelers, whether seasoned or not. On its Web site travelsense.org, the American Society of Travel Agents (ASTA) offers these tips to avoid being bumped: Tip 1: Get an advance seat assignment. Even if the airline...

2008-07-28 18:00:29

Northwest Airlines (NYSE:NWA) has enhanced nwa.com check-in to allow customers to better manage their itineraries and pre-pay charges for checked luggage. While checking in online, Northwest customers traveling in the U.S. may select the number of bags they intend to check and pre-pay any applicable luggage fees with a credit card. Changes to the number of pre-selected bags will be allowed at an airport self-service check-in kiosk. Luggage charges will not be applied until luggage tags...


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