British Airways is launching a smartphone application that'll let customers check-in and board flights using their mobile phones, according to a report in New Media Age. The app, which is due to be revealed on Monday, will let Executive Club members generate an on-screen boarding pass for London to Edinburgh flights.
Today's special podcast from The Fonecast
contains an extended interview with Ben Whitaker. Ben is CEO of Masabi
, a mobile ticketing company that's developing a system to allow users to buy UK rail tickets direct from their mobile phones.
Ben Whitaker of Masabi talks about mobile ticketing, including his company's recent partnership with thetrainline.com that'll enable almost any mobile phone user to buy train tickets when they're on the move. (An extended version of the interview from Wednesday's podcast).
Apple announces the iPhone 4, Iridium prepares 72 new satellites and Orange reveals a phone charger powered by hot feet. In addition there's a conversation with Ben Whitaker of Masabi about his company's plans to introduce rail tickets on mobile phones across the UK.