American Airlines now provides a passport-scanning feature on its mobile app. American Airlines is the first airline to offer a service of this kind. The passport chip-scanning feature transmits passport information to the airline, so passengers do not need a customer service agent to recheck their passports when arriving at the airport for international flights.
The app provides easy-to-follow instructions for the process, possible via both iOS and Android devices.
The feature is one of many new offerings on the American Airlines app. Other recent improvements include boarding notifications, a dark mode option and Siri shortcuts.
“We are continuously adding features to our app to make travel easier and worry-free for our customers,” said Maya Leibman, chief information officer, American Airlines. “Mobile passport scanning removes a time-consuming step, providing our customers with a smoother check-in experience for international flights.”
My husband and I arrived to The Water Club Hotel at the Borgata in Atlantic City, New Jersey, for our two-night stay and drove directly to valet parking. After the swift drop-off process, we took the escalator to the lobby to check in. With no one ahead of us in line, we were checked in and on our way to our room on the 30th floor in no time.
The city took its name from Athena, goddess of wisdom, strategy and war, and protector of the city. The financial, political and administrative center of the country and an all-powerful city-state in antiquity, Athens is a major center of culture. A visit to the first-ever museum dedicated to Byzantium, a stroll around the National Garden and a trip to the Olympeion archaeological site will take you back through time.
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United Airlines’ environmentally friendly efforts lessen the impact on local U.S. communities.
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