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2008-07-04 12:00:20

By JONATHAN RENNIE TECHNOLOGY developed by a Glasgow firm is set to revolutionise air travel. Electronics Real Time has created mobile phone software which replaces the need for an airline ticket. Its system can turn a passenger's details into a barcode boarding pass which is displayed on the phone's screen. The screen can then be read by scanners which are used to recognise paperbased 'print at home' boarding cards. The solution removes the need for passengers to carry any type of...

2008-06-30 12:02:51

Sita research shows mobile phones have potential to save the industry $600 m on flight delays Research by SITA, the world's specialist IT provider to the air transport industry, shows that the world's 3.2 billion mobile phones could be transformed into indispensable air travel tools within five years, and if used as passenger tracking devices they could save cash-strapped airlines up to $600 million on reducing flight delays. As personal travel folders, mobile phones have the potential to...

2008-06-27 12:02:51

By John Gillie, The News Tribune, Tacoma, Wash. Jun. 27--If you're headed for the airport in Flagstaff, Ariz., wanting to catch a Horizon Air flight to Los Angeles, you'd better have your ticket in hand, because you can't buy one at the airline counter. It's all part of a new plan by SeaTac-based Horizon to trim costs and speed up service at airports with just a few flights a day. If you arrive at the Horizon counter without a ticket, the agent won't sell you one. Instead, that agent...

2008-06-18 06:00:20

Delta Air Lines has announced that it is partnering with the Transportation Security Administration to launch paperless mobile check-in for domestic travel on Delta and Delta Connection flights departing from the airline's main terminal at New York's LaGuardia Airport, effective immediately. The partnership will allow customers to have the option of using their mobile device to check-in and receive an electronic boarding pass via their web-enabled devices. Customers traveling in the US,...

2008-06-17 09:00:42

By Cox News Service ATLANTA -- Delta Air Lines is testing a plan to allow you to eliminate one more carry-on item: Your paper boarding pass. Starting today, the Atlanta-based carrier is launching an electronic boarding pass option for passengers on domestic flights out of New York's LaGuardia Airport. Delta plans to launch the electronic boarding pass in Atlanta by the end of the year. The pass will allow passengers to use Web-enabled mobile phones and devices to check in online at...