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United Offers Mobile Boarding Pass for International Travelers

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Mar 242011
 


United Continental Holdings, Inc., the parent company of United and Continental Airlines, has expanded its 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.

United’s mobile boarding pass option is now available to customers departing from airports in London, Munich, Amsterdam, Brussels, Geneva, Zurich, Moscow and Osaka.

The airline plans to introduce the mobile boarding pass option at more international airports including Frankfurt, Tokyo Narita and Hong Kong soon. United currently offers paperless boarding at 62 U.S. airports, including its hubs in Chicago, Denver, Washington Dulles, San Francisco and Los Angeles.

United’s sister airline Continental Airlines currently offers the mobile boarding pass Continue reading »

Continental to Offer Inflight WiFi in 2012

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Mar 232011
 

Continental Airlines plans to roll out WiFi Internet service on flights within the U.S. beginning next year. Continental is working with inflight entertainment provider LiveTV to offer the service via Ka-band. Ka-band is supposed to offer higher transmission speeds for browsing content-rich websites, sending and receiving e-mails and downloading files. […]