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Oneworld Moving to Connect Boarding Passes From Multiple Airlines in One Place

June 08, 2019
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Oneworld Moving to Connect Boarding Passes From Multiple Airlines in One Place
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Airline alliances certainly provide benefits for passengers as well as airlines. One headache for passengers, though, comes when your itinerary includes travel on multiple airlines within an alliance. Often, this means you can't check in for a flight until you reach the airport, or even the gate for your connecting flight, if it's on a different airline than your first flight.

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Oneworld is trying to change the passenger experience for those flying itineraries on airlines with multiple alliance members. The alliance recently announced that passengers will soon be able to use the mobile app or website for their originating airline to check in for all flights on alliance airlines for a given itinerary.

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Airlines that currently provide this service are Cathay Pacific and Qatar Airways. The alliance says that other airlines will be coming online over the next year.

In addition to checking in for your flights, Oneworld says that eventually passengers will be able to pay for seat selections and additional baggage fees across all airlines through each member's mobile app. According to the alliance, it will take up to 18 months for the additional member airlines to make features and functions fully available.

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