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Why Does AS App Not Book GGUs? (App Not Able to Store/Retrieve/Apply Codes)

Why Does AS App Not Book GGUs? (App Not Able to Store/Retrieve/Apply Codes)

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Old Jan 7, 19, 3:01 pm
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Why Does AS App Not Book GGUs? (App Not Able to Store/Retrieve/Apply Codes)

A lot of people here seem to love the AS app, but I find it quirky at best and out of date in a lot of areas

First and foremost, it knows about every type of upgrade *except* for Gold Guest Upgrades. Why won't it sell those??
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Old Jan 7, 19, 4:15 pm
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Perhaps because one cannot apply them thru the app, and it would require some engineering to allow this.

I'd rather have efforts focused on allowing SQ awards first
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To sell GGU fares, the app would also need to be able to store/retrieve the GGU codes and allow you to apply them in a timely manner, which it currently doesn't/can't.
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I'd rather have efforts focused on allowing SQ awards first
It's certainly a race between the Sun becoming a red giant by exhausting hydrogen burning and AS adding SQ awards. Well over a year now. I suspect they'll add AM awards first.
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I’d like the app (iPhone, at least) to actually use the “Remember Me” check box so I don’t have to log in every time I want to complete a purchase
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I’d like the app (iPhone, at least) to actually use the “Remember Me” check box so I don’t have to log in every time I want to complete a purchase
Hey, it's not like iOS has ways to securely store password credentials or credit card information like TouchID or FaceID, amirite?
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It's certainly a race between the Sun becoming a red giant by exhausting hydrogen burning and AS adding SQ awards. Well over a year now. I suspect they'll add AM awards first.
Early front-runner for post of the year!

I wish they would do something with the app... the improvements since 2009 have been glacial. Native iPad resolution support would be a nice (small) start.
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Originally Posted by Manoa Chris View Post
Early front-runner for post of the year!

I wish they would do something with the app... the improvements since 2009 have been glacial. Native iPad resolution support would be a nice (small) start.
Yes, because if there's anything missing in my life, it's the ability to hold my iPad PRO up at the gate to scan my boarding pass.
#KeepingupwiththeKardashians

All joking aside, I agree with above posters who said BRING US THE SQ AWARDS YOU PROMISED about two weeks after Noah let the giraffes off the barge.
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Old Jan 7, 19, 8:50 pm
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Perhaps because one cannot apply them thru the app, and it would require some engineering to allow this.

I'd rather have efforts focused on allowing SQ awards first
Lol. Yes, of course the reason it's not in the app is because they haven't bothered to code it.

My point was: How come Alaska basically stopped adding features to the app about four years ago??

And I'd be surprised if Mobile app developers are working on partner awards. Hopefully they are working on automatically bringing itineraries booked elsewhere into the app.
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Old Jan 11, 19, 9:02 pm
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Iím with ya. Heck, it would be great if the app allowed to you remove or hide reservations.
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Old Jan 11, 19, 9:17 pm
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Lol. Yes, of course the reason it's not in the app is because they haven't bothered to code it.

My point was: How come Alaska basically stopped adding features to the app about four years ago??

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Do you have the latest version?

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“small tweaks and fixes” (sic) =/= “better or more useful functionality”
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Yes I have the latest version.

Change flights has been there for a year. Most of the times I have tried it, it has failed and causes problems. So I stick to calling.

Sharing my itinerary with friends via my favorite apps? Please. What a waste of time.

And to the person who wants to delete trips from the app, just swipe left on it on the Trips list....
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Old Jan 12, 19, 10:34 am
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Yes I have the latest version.

Change flights has been there for a year. Most of the times I have tried it, it has failed and causes problems. So I stick to calling.

Sharing my itinerary with friends via my favorite apps? Please. What a waste of time.

And to the person who wants to delete trips from the app, just swipe left on it on the Trips list....
If you book a reservation for someone else while logged in to your Alaska account, itís added to YOUR list of future reservations with no way to remove it until the flight is completed.
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Old Jan 12, 19, 3:10 pm
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Do you not get "remove" as an option when you swipe left on it in the app???
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