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It's surprising that all airlines haven't created mobile-optimized sites for booking, but Alaska Air now joins those airlines that realize mobile sites are a necessity to keep up with the needs of today’s business travelers.

Alaska Airlines’ mobile website now allows its customers to purchase tickets from any Internet-capable mobile device, including smartphones.

Alaska Air 737 approaching ANC

Fliers can text ALASKA for instant information on flight status. Photo by Kovalcheck.

The carrier,  which has a reputation for embracing new technology, plans to add self-bag tagging kiosks at the South Florida airport in the near future as it continues to rollout the new service system-wide.

The airline has also rolled out its Flight Status On the Go feature that enables customers to text 252752 (ALASKA) for up-to-date flight status information, including arrival and departure times and gate information.


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