Patent Number – 9,087,344
Patent Title – Systems and methods for accessing travel services using a portable electronic device
Abstract – This is directed to systems and methods for integrating travel services in a single application available to a portable electronic device. Using the single application, a user can access and control travel services before arriving at the initial location of travel, on arriving at the initial location of travel, during travel, and after travel. Such services can include, for example, reserving a travel itinerary, checking-in remotely for a reservation, providing airport information, providing for social networking, obtaining dining or entertainment during travel, controlling and requesting cabin services, providing arrival notifications to third parties, providing destination location information, and the like.
Inventors: Maranhas; Jeff (San Jose, CA), Ng; Stanley Carl (Los Altos, CA), Westendorf; Courtnee (Half Moon Bay, CA)
Assignee: Apple Inc. (Cupertino, CA)
Appl. No.: 13/896,194
Filed: May 16, 2013