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November 10, 2012

British Airways to start support for Apple's Passbook

Passbook is just one of the 200 new features in Apple's just-updated mobile operating system, providing a place for users to keep movie tickets, retail coupons, and more in one place. Available on the iPhone and iPod touch, Passbook displays coupons' …

British Airways planning to add support for Apple's Passbook: Appleinsider reports that the Passbook feature in iOS 6 may gain another major partner in the form of British Airways, as the airline has signaled its interest in Apple's e-ticketing system.

According to  a response from a company representative. British Airways confirmed that its team is already looking in to Passbook support.

"I'm pleased to confirm that the team are already looking into our website being able to work with the new Apple app, available with the iOS6 upgrade," the company representative wrote in an e-mail. "Please be assured that we will get our Passbook-compatible functionality live on as soon as we can."

British Airways already offers digital boarding passes through its official iOS application. But the carrier does not yet offer integration with Apple's Passbook.