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11 Unique Ways to Book a Flight

From Augmented Reality Flight Apps to Airline Refunding Apps

— September 9, 2014 — Tech
In today's digital age looking for a simpler, faster and more convenient way to book a flight is much easier than it once was. Thanks to the Internet, smartphones and virtual communication you can book a flight from literally anywhere at any time.

With the rise of social media many airplane companies are allowing consumers to use their smartphones and media platforms to book flights directly and hassle-free without the need to speak to anyone directly. Concepts like social media airports that allow guests to check into their flights via Facebook or Four Square and Delta Air teaming up with Facebook to allow travelers to book tickets directly from the Delta Air Facebook fan page are two examples. Allowing consumers to book flights through faster allows the consumer more control over their travel plans.
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Chance-Taking Travel Sites
Chance-Taking Travel Sites
GetGoing Chooses Your Vacation for You
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In-Flight Calling Services
In-Flight Calling Services
Gogo Tested its In-Flight WiFi, Calling & Texting Services at SXSW
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Social Travel Extensions
Social Travel Extensions
momoondo's ClickTwo Travel Increases the Ease of Online Travel Booking
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Automated Travel Agents
Automated Travel Agents
This Multi-City Trip Planner Uses Complex Algorithms to Optimize Traveling
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Weight-Based Plane Tickets
Weight-Based Plane Tickets
Samo Airlines Offers the World's First Pay-by-weight Flights
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Social Media Airfares
Social Media Airfares
Book Airplane Tickets with Facebook & Delta Air Lines
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Airline Refund-Attaining Apps
Airline Refund-Attaining Apps
AirHelp Gets You Air Travel Compensation From Delayed Flights
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Mile-High Social Media Check-Ins
Mile-High Social Media Check-Ins
Virgin Atlantic's Twitter Bot Launches Tweeted Flight Updat
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10
Augmented Reality Flight Apps
Augmented Reality Flight Apps
Keep the Kids Entertained While Traveling with the Blippar App
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Enjoyable Flight Locators
Enjoyable Flight Locators
Routehappy Helps to Ensure that Your Next Flying Experience is Pleasant
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Impulsive Flight-Booking Apps
Impulsive Flight-Booking Apps
The Flight Tonight App Makes it Easy to Book a Last-Minute Flight
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Helicopter-Hailing Services
Helicopter-Hailing Services
Gotham Air is an Aerial Ridesharing Company for Quick City Commutes
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Smartphone Use Travel Charts
Smartphone Use Travel Charts
Traveling Infographic Gives Tips on How to Be a Better Traveller
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Space Travel Agents
Space Travel Agents
Virgin Galactic is Booking Flights to Space for $200,000
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Crowdsourced Helicopter Ride Apps
Crowdsourced Helicopter Ride Apps
The Blade App Crowdsources Rides by Helicopter to the Hamptons
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Wristwatch Boarding Passes
Wristwatch Boarding Passes
The Sony SmartWatch 2 Can Function as a Wearable Boarding Pass
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Travel Wishlist Apps
Travel Wishlist Apps
Eighty Compiles Your Dream Destinations and Helps You Get There
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Social Media Airports
Social Media Airports
The Virgin America San Francisco Terminal Checks-In on Foursquare & Facebook
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