29 May 2014
Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) said its mobile boarding passes are now available for customers traveling throughout the United States.
The announcement marks the completion of the domestic rollout of the technology that will make getting through the airport quicker and greener. With the airline´s mobile boarding passes, customers can use their smartphones or other electronic devices to get through security checkpoints and to board their aircraft.
In its 43rd year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) serves 96 destinations in 41 states, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, and five near-international countries via wholly owned subsidiary, AirTran Airways. Southwest acquired AirTran Airways in May 2011 and by the end of 2014 intends to complete the full integration of the AirTran network into Southwest. Its website is at southwest.com