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2013-11-26 08:21:44

Busiest travel time of the year doesn't have to be so stressful SEATTLE, Nov. 26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines offers the following tips for passengers to help ensure their travel is as stress-free as possible during the holiday season starting this week. Learn more about Alaska Airlines' "Top Five Tips for Holiday Travel" at http://bit.ly/IeiFDg. Information at your fingertips. Passengers can check in up to 24 hours before their flight using Alaska Airlines' iPhone app,...

2013-10-29 08:24:21

SEATTLE, Oct. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Alaska Airlines is changing its minimum check-in time for customers traveling on most domestic flights from 30 to 40 minutes prior to departure, regardless if a bag is checked or not. The minimum check-in time for international flights remains at 60 minutes. The policy change is being made so that travelers on Alaska Airlines can expect the same minimum check-in time at almost all airports the carrier serves. The exceptions will be at airports...

2013-05-16 12:20:22

Improving On-Time Performance with New Boarding Process FORT WORTH, Texas, May 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- American Airlines today launched a new systemwide boarding process that saves overall boarding time by allowing customers who are traveling light to board earlier. Customers traveling with one personal carry-on item that fits under the seat in front of them will be invited to board before Group 2. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130208/DA56847LOGO) The new boarding...

2011-04-14 16:17:00

PANAMA CITY, April 14, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Copa Airlines announces the launch of its mobile site m.copaair.com, which provides passengers access to the major functions of the airline's web site, copaair.com, including electronic boarding passes that can be accessed from smartphones or other portable electronic devices. Copa is the first airline to offer this service in Latin America. The mobile version of copaair.com will be available immediately in Panama, making the Tocumen...

2011-03-16 12:00:00

CHICAGO, March 16, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- United Continental Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: UAL) today announced the expansion of mobile check-in and mobile boarding passes to United customers traveling with international itineraries. Customers may check in at united.com using a Web-enabled mobile device beginning 24 hours before departure. Additionally, United's mobile boarding pass option is now available to customers departing from airports in London, Munich, Amsterdam, Brussels, Geneva, Zurich,...

2010-02-18 07:00:00

SEATTLE, Feb. 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Tech-savvy travelers on Alaska Airlines and Horizon Air flights will have one less thing to carry: a printed boarding pass. The two airlines today introduced electronic boarding passes in seven cities and also launched mobile.alaskaair.com (http://mobile.alaskaair.com). The electronic boarding pass allows customers flying from Anchorage, Alaska; Boise, Idaho; Denver; Las Vegas; Portland, Ore.; Seattle; and Spokane, Wash., to receive boarding...

2009-11-18 07:00:00

MUMBAI, India, November 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Hexaware Technologies, a leading global provider of IT & BPO services and consulting, today announced the launch of the QwikCheck Bar Coded Boarding Passes (BCBP) solution. The solution will help generate two dimensional (2D) Bar-coded boarding passes. This ready to use solution can be easily integrated with any existing Departure Control System (DCS) system used by an airline, to enhance the web and mobile check-in facilities...

2009-09-01 09:16:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Continental Airlines announced today the expansion of the Paperless Boarding Pass pilot program at San Francisco International Airport. The program allows passengers to receive boarding passes electronically on their cell phones or PDAs, which are then scanned by TSA security officers at the checkpoint. The need for a paper boarding pass is eliminated. (Logo:...

2009-08-13 11:42:00

San Diego International Airport Begins Pilot SAN DIEGO, Aug. 13 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) and Continental Airlines announced today the expansion of the Paperless Boarding Pass pilot program at San Diego International Airport. The program will allow passengers to receive boarding passes electronically on their cell phones or PDAs, which will then be scanned by TSA security officers at the checkpoint and eliminate the need for a paper...

2009-06-08 15:20:22

A Minneapolis man said he was preparing to leave his foreclosed home for the last time when contractors boarded up the house with him still inside. Ted Poetsch, 53, said he was finishing packing and loading his cat into its carrier May 12 when he heard drilling coming from the frame of his front door, the Minneapolis Star Tribune reported Monday. Poetsch, who walks with a cane, said he descended the home's stairs to find the contractors had already completed boarding up the house without...