Chicago-based United Airlines passengers can now utilize Amazon’s Alexa-enabled devices to access flight information, with the Sept. 5 unveiling of a new United Airlines’ Alexa skill on Amazon’s website. United is the first US airline to offer a skill on Alexa-enabled devices (i.e., Amazon Echo and Echo Dot voice-activated internet search and response mechanisms). Alexa-enabled device users will be able to ask their devices questions about flight status or amenities. The ...

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