Southwest Airlines updates app for iOS users

Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) has updated its iOS® mobile app available now in Apple®´s App Store for iPhone®.

“New features such as express check out make booking Southwest´s low fares even easier for our most frequent Customers,” said LeighAnn Davis, Southwest Airlines Senior director of Digital Marketing. “The app´s new look and feel adds to the redesigned user experience and helps make everything from browsing flights, to checking in, to day of travel easier.”

In addition to browsing and booking flights, customers also may book rental cars, access upcoming trip information, and save boarding passes to Apple Wallet from within the app.

Integration with a user´s Rapid Rewards® account allows Members to use the new express check out feature as well as access a fresh interface for tracking progress toward Rapid Rewards A-List, A-List Preferred, and companion Pass tier status.

In its 45th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines (NYSE: LUV) operates a network of 97 destinations across the United States and seven additional countries with more than 3,900 departures a day during peak travel season.