smartphones could be used in lieu of paper boarding passes, the smartphone used on the display is the Nokia Lumia 800. This kind of free advertising is something we have seen Apple been able to take advantage of in years past. Seeing this has to make Nokia and Microsoft feel that they are slowly picking up traction.
British Airways app allows for mobile-check in, flight information, and the ability to purchase tickets and make upgrades using your smartphone. The app is available for free from the Apple App Store, Google Play Store, BlackBerry App World and Windows Phone Market. And while the airline could have picked an Apple iPhone, the BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 or the Samsung Galaxy S II as its "spokesphone", it selected the Nokia Lumia 800. This could be the sign that something is about to take off besides an airplane.