China Southern Airlines yesterday became the first Chinese carrier to offer mobile check-in, another innovative step for the airline that sold the country's first e-ticket in 2000 and introduced the first common-use self-service kiosk in 2005 and the country's first online check-in option in 2006. Mobile check-in initially will be available at Guangzhou Baiyun on flights to Zhengzhou and is expected to be expanded to other routes eventually. CZ introduced check-in via SMS last September, ...

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