Access to Several Key southwest.com Features Now Available Via Web-Enabled Mobile Devices
DALLAS, Jan 23, 2006 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- Starting today, Southwest
Airlines (NYSE: LUV) Customers can be closer to the travel information they
need while on the road and away from their computer. By visiting
http://mobile.southwest.com, Customers can get access to several key
southwest.com features including:
- Flight Check-in
- Cancel Boarding Passes
- Southwest Airlines Contact Information
- Terms and Conditions
"With the growing popularity of web-enabled mobile devices, we wanted to
offer our Customers the convenience of checking in for their flight wherever
they may be," said Kevin Krone, Southwest's Vice President of Marketing.
"This is just one more example of how we are striving the make the travel
experience even easier for our Customers."
How it Works:
To access wireless check-in on http://www.southwest.com, Customers with
data access functionality and a web browser simply visit mobile.southwest.com.
Customers then enter a confirmation number and the first and last name of
one of the passengers listed in the reservation. Once checked in for the
flight via the mobile device, Customers can simply proceed to the airport and
go to the nearest RAPID CHECK-IN Kiosk to print the boarding pass. The system
will recognize that the Customer has already checked in for the flight and
will print a boarding pass reflecting the boarding group that was indicated on
the Check-in Confirmation screen of the mobile device.
Southwest Airlines, the nation's largest airline in terms of domestic
Customers boarded, currently serves 62 cities in 32 states. Based in Dallas,
Southwest Airlines operates more than 3,000 flights a day. The carrier began
service to Denver, its newest destination, on Jan. 3, 2006.
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