7:53 am August 13, 2010, by Henry Unger
Delta Air Lines says passengers can now book flights directly from its Facebook page, AJC staffer David Markiewicz reports.
Atlanta-based Delta said any of Facebook’s 500 million users can use the page to book without having to navigate to the airline’s website.
Do you see an advantage in buying a ticket this way? Is this an added convenience for you?
Or will you just continue to use Delta.com?
Worried at all about security issues?
This may be more of a marketing effort than a major booking initiative.
“Our customers are spending more time online and are looking for new ways to connect with us,” said Bob Kupbens, Delta’s vice president of eCommerce. “Unlocking the full power of social media and mobile apps is the next step for Delta.”
The airline plans to eventually expand the service to other websites, Markiewicz reports.
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