According to a new Harris Poll, most Americans who fly at least once a year would be willing to pay for extra legroom on a flight of three hours or more and over half would be willing to pay more to avoid sitting in a middle seat on a flight of the same length ‒ as long as the additional fee is $50 or less.

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Alaska Airlines has relaunched its application for the iPhone and iPod touch in order to offer several new features aimed at providing customers with convenient and quick access to their most important travel information.

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Passengers will access the new, free platform through their own mobile communications devices or laptops and the content for GOL’s IFE platform will be automatically updated on landing at nine major Brazilian airports. GOL says the IFE platform will be the first of its kind.

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A survey of more than 4,700 international business travelers published by travel-, medical-, security- and concierge-assistance firm International SOS reveals that a high majority of those traveling to high-risk destinations are happy to have their locations tracked via their mobile devices.

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American Airlines customers departing from New York John F. Kennedy Airport (JFK) and San Juan, Puerto Rico (SJU), as well as six international airports, will now be able to receive their boarding passes electronically on their mobile phones.

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American Airlines has released the first version of its iPhone application, saying the free app for iPhone and iPod Touch offers customers a new way to stay connected with the airline while they are traveling.

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Business travelers rank adjusting travel plans, making dinner reservations and checking into hotels as three of the top four mobile applications, according to a late-March 2010 survey from Omni Hotels & Resorts.

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Airport ground-transportation operator The GO Group has launched a new web-based application that allows travelers to book a GO airport shuttle from their iPhones.

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American Airlines has expanded its mobile boarding pass service to 19 additional U.S. airports. The service allows customers departing on U.S. domestic flights from select airports to receive their boarding passes electronically on their mobile phones or PDAs, saving time and bypassing the need to print and present a paper boarding pass at the airport.

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Finnair is offering its Finnair Plus frequent flyers a new text-message upgrade service which provides them with opportunities to upgrade to business class via cellphone text messages.

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