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Mobile phones could save airlines $600m

The airline industry could save over $600 million within the next few years if it learns how to exploit the new features in high end mobiles. According to airline IT company SITA, mobiles’ location awareness could be used to track passengers within airports and send messages to their phones to help them get to their […]

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Delta ditches paper tickets for phones

God bless America – it looks like Delta has signed up to trial mobile ticketing which will be available from this week for passengers making domestic Delta and Delta Connection flights from New York’s La Guardia airport. Travellers will be able to download their electronic boarding pass from delta.com, and then present it to airport […]

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BMI ditches paper plane tickets for MMS

BMI has become the latest airline to consider ditching paper tickets for a mobile equivalent. According to the Glasgow Daily Record. The paper says the airline is trying a new system which works by sending a barcode to a passenger’s handset over MMS, which is then scanned at the boarding gate as well as when […]