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Alaska Airlines adds additional features to app for iPhone and iPod

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SEATTLE, Wash. – Alaska Airlines announced today its application for the iPhone and iPod touch is now available with several new features aimed at providing customers with convenient and quick access to their most important travel information. The most significant new feature is the ability to check in and access your mobile boarding pass within the app.

“Our new iPhone and iPod touch app makes travel more convenient and simpler than ever,” said Curtis Kopf, Alaska Airlines’ managing director of customer innovation and “This powerful app is like a personal concierge service — it knows where you are at each stage of your travel and provides you easy access to the travel information that matters most.”

New features of the app include:

access to a mobile boarding pass

check in for flights

track flight status and boarding information

create text or email flight alerts

select and change seats

create a parking reminder

add notes for hotel and car reservations

access “My Trips” to view multiple flight itineraries

track Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan account information

Later this year, Alaska Airlines plans to launch an Android app and a refreshed mobile- optimized website to make access to easier and more convenient for other mobile devices and tablet users.

Built by Seattle-based Ubermind, the Alaska Airlines app is a complete redesign of the airline’s first mobile app launched in March 2010. More information is available online at

The Alaska Airlines app is available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at