Online travel agent, Cleartrip has launched paper-less tickets for flight, hotel and train bookings via Apple's Passbook. Cleartrip Passes display important information about the traveler's trip upfront with additional details on the reverse of the pass. The site has also enabled location and time-based Passbook notifications, so that passes automatically pop-up on the user's smartphone’s screen, close to the time when they're required. According to the company, passes have been designed to conform to Apple guidelines and are available for iPhone and iPod Touch devices running iOS 6 or higher, and any Mac running OS X Mountain Lion (10.8.2 or later). These passes are also supported on Android through third-party apps such as PassWallet and other apps available from the Google Play store. All confirmation emails sent by Cleartrip will now have a pass file attached in addition to the PDF ticket. In addition, passes will also be available from within the traveler's Cleartrip Account through desktop or mobile browsers, from where travellers will be able to e-mail them. It's commendable that Cleartrip has taken a lead in offering Passbook integration in India and we hope that other OTAs and Airlines also start offering similar integration, and make this a standard. Apple's Passbook app: Apple offers a dedicated Passbok app (to iPhone and iPod touch users via iOS 6) that lets users store boarding passes, movie tickets, retail coupons, loyalty cards, and other passes. The passes can be added through apps, emails, and websites from participating airlines, theaters, stores, and others, and used to check in…
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