First Comes the Android App, Then Come Mobile Boarding Passes on JetBlue
October 22, 2012 at 9:30 AM
JetBlue is usually pretty on top of stuff when it comes to technology, but it’s been a long time coming for them to jump on the Android bandwagon. Thankfully users of Android phones can now do the mobile app thing with JetBlue, as the carrier just released the latest version of their app in the Google Play store.
If you’ve got a couple different flavors of mobile operating systems this might not be worth an additional download, as much of the stuff is the same when compared to what’s available on the iPhone. Android or iOS will get you access to postcards, TrueBlue enrollment opportunities, in-flight entertainment schedules, flight schedules, and more. The only thing missing is the capability to support a mobile boarding pass, but JetBlue did reveal a little clue...
According to this post on Twitter it sounds like they’re working on something, and that they are “hoping to roll out a mobile bar-code test program soon.” JetBlue might be a little behind the times when it comes to the electronic mobile boarding pass thing, but at least they’re working on it—so please stay tuned. Now for in-flight WiFi...