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United Launches Windows Phone 8 Mobile App

United Launches Windows Phone 8 Mobile App

United Airlines has introduced a new application for Windows Phone 8 users that puts their important travel information at their fingertips. With the app, United customers can book reservations, including reward travel, check in for flights, access mobile boarding passes, monitor flight status details, and view their MileagePlus frequent flyer accounts.

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“United’s new app takes full advantage of the innovative features and unique design of the Windows Phone 8 platform,” said Scott Wilson, United’s Vice President of Merchandising and eCommerce. “We continue to invest in technology that offers travellers more options and convenience. United’s robust website and mobile travel tools enable our customers to get the information they need, buy the products they want and choose services they desire when and where they want.”

Additional features of the new United app include support for Windows Phone Live Tiles for flight status updates directly on the Start screen, United social media networking information, access to United timetables, Flight View, which shows flight maps and weather status, and Sudoku games.

The United Windows Phone 8 app is available from the Windows Phone Store.

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NEIL STEEDMAN has been a trade journalist, editor and proofreader for 53 years, and ITTN's News & Features Editor for 43 years. His travel blog is at www.thetravelbuddhist.com.

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