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March 18, 2011

Delta Airlines Debuts Facebook Integration; Check-Ins, Flight Status

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Delta Airline Airplane FlyingDelta Airlines on Thursday unveiled a new Facebook app which allows Facebook users to check-in to their flights and check flight status from their own FB accounts.

Using Delta’s Ticket Counter Application customers can also check amenities available on their plane and investigate their SkyMiles balances along with checking on upcoming flight status.

The Facebook application also allows users to print boarding passes and share details about their upcoming travel plans directly with friends on their Facebook wall.

At this time users must still log into their SkyMiles account using their full SkyMiles numbers which can be a pain since you still have to memorize that long number or hunt it down even when checking the account through a logged in Facebook account.

This all begs the question, will you be willing to check-in for your next flight using Facebook or for that matter share your flight plans with all your friends and possibly people you barely know who you accidentally accepted into your Facebook life.

Here’s a look at the Delta Ticket Counter screen: read more

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