Before embarking on your next trip, check to see if the airline you are flying on has a mobile app! Airline apps allow for easy and quick access to all the necessary information pertaining to your travel. Below are the links to 10 airline’s apps for both Google Play (Android Products) and iTunes (Apple products) along with descriptions of the app's functions directly from the airline. To read more about airline apps click here to read Part 1 of the airline app blog series on SeatGuru!
Alaska Airlines (AS):
Book a flight and select your seat; Shop one-way, round trip, and award travel; Shop using our calendar feature; Shop using your percentage off discount code (more coming soon!); See your trips in a list for easy access; Purchase a seat upgrade using Apple Pay (before check-in only); Change your seat prior to departure; Add your Mileage Plan or TSA precheck numbers to your flight - make sure you get your miles! How? Tap on your name or during check-in; Check-in up to 24 hours before your flight; Access your mobile boarding pass—no more paper; Add your boarding pass, Mileage Plan and Lounge card to Apple Wallet; Pre-select your meals in Main Cabin and First Class; See your flight schedule and boarding time; Share your travel itinerary with friends and family; Sign in to your account to sync your trips saved in your My Trips; Track your Mileage Plan balance & view your account activity and tier status; Keep an eye on First Class and Standby wait lists;Receive push notifications for flight delays, gate changes, and more; Change to an earlier or later flight when you check in; Add flight details to your iPhone’s calendar; Track flights taken by friends and family; Look up schedules.
Display Reservation Information on Home Screen: If you have ANA reservations (domestic or international flights, domestic or international Tabisaku tours), a list of your reservations will be displayed on the app’s Home screen and this list will be updated with the latest information. This enables you to quickly check important details such as seat numbers, boarding gates, and security checkpoint locations. Display Security Checkpoint Deadlines for Domestic Flights:If you have a reservation for an ANA domestic flight, a countdown timer will be displayed 24 hours prior to the deadline for passing through the airport security checkpoint. You can use this to plan your travel time to the airport or manage your time at the airport before your flight. Display Flight Status:The relevant flight status (On Time, Delayed, Canceled, or Conditional) is displayed on the Home screen. Extensive Mileage-related Features:You can easily check your mileage and ANA Sky Coin balances on the Home screen, as well as link up smoothly with the ANA Mileage Club app.
Cathay Pacific (CX):
Cathay Pacific app lets you book, plan and manage your trips all in one place. On your personalized home screen, you will always see your upcoming flights and what you can do next. You can also search our flight timetable, book your flight, check in, choose your seat, get your boarding pass, check your baggage allowance, view your departure times, and get details of any connecting flights – all with a few taps.
Make travel plans on the go with Etihad Airways new-easy-to-use iPhone app. Now you can organize every aspect of your trip from your mobile phone: book flights, check in, download boarding passes, check your flight status, view your Etihad Guest miles balance and much more.
Fast and easy check-in. Book one-way, return and Award tickets. Add extra check-in baggage, change your seat and pre-order an à la carte onboard meal. Use your scannable boarding pass to get past security and to board the aircraft. Track your flight's status, boarding details and weather information. Change to an earlier or later flight the same day (flexible tickets only). View all your upcoming trips at a glance. Save travel documents for you and your travel companions. Receive push notifications for delays, gate changes and other essential flight information. View your Flying Blue Miles balance and membership level. If you'd like to pay with Apple Pay, you're in luck (as long as you live in a country that supports this feature).
Book flights and hotels, check in, access your boarding pass, plus explore entertainment options before you fly and more.
Your personal travel agency for when you're on the go offers you all the familiar SWISS.COM services and functions. The app gives you speedy online access to your bookings and enables you to manage you flights. Book, check-in, change, reserve a seat - it can all be done quickly and easily. Receive your boarding pass in the app so it is also available offline - and benefit from the city tips provided by our own crew members.
TAP Portugal (TP):
Enjoy to the fullest the latest and more convenient TAP's free App, and get information about your TAP Miles&Go account (active bookings, last miles extract, TAP Miles&Go passbook card), book flights, check flights schedules, departures & arrivals and information about your TAP destination. You can even check-in comfortably through your mobile device and add the boarding pass to passbook.
THAI Airways (TG):
Get quick access to our services based on your travel journey. Explore THAI’s great deals and promotional offers. Search for flight availability or access recent flight searches and book flights to your favorite destinations. Access your trip offline, and view details of your past and upcoming bookings. Easier and simpler check-in process on your mobile device. Find the updated status of your flight. Plan your trips and check flight schedule beforehand. Let our Chatbot, Nong Fah to be your personal assistant.View your Royal Orchid Plus membership profile, Miles and member tier. Pre-populate Royal Orchid Plus member details on the passenger information page. Multi-language support.
Turkish Airlines (TK):