JAL app for Apple Watch

Enables passengers to check flight status and check-in at boarding gates

Japan Airlines (JAL)is the latest airline to announce that it has developed an app for Apple Watch.

The airline says the app that will make it more convenient for passengers to obtain important travel information, check flight status on the go and check-in at the gate.

JAL app for Apple WatchTailored specifically for Apple Watch, the JAL Countdown app provides passengers with timely information about domestic flights – including flight status and boarding gate details – as well as boarding procedures and notifications at the airport.

JAL worked with IBM Interactive Experience, the world’s largest digital agency, to support the development and design of the new app. IBM’s user- centered design approach and use of big data helped to create a customer experience as unique as Apple Watch.

By tapping notifications delivered on Apple Watch, passengers can check gate details, flight status and boarding times on their wrist. Passengers can also countdown the exact time to their flight in increments of ten minutes, giving them worry-free time to shop, eat or relax before their flight. With a two dimensional QR code, passengers can board flights, go through security check points and enter airport lounges right from their Apple Watch.

The JAL Countdown Apple Watch APP will be available on the Apple Watch App Store on April 24, 2015. The JAL Countdown app for iPhone is available today from the App Store.

Airlines who have announced app for Apple Watch

  • easyjet
  • Emirates
  • British Airways
  • American
  • Vueling

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