New Check In trends in travel

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Checking-in at the airport is so yesterday! As airports and airlines take a leap into the next generation of applications and developments that can make ourves more hassle-free and less stressful, we begin to embrace the technological advances that allow us to book a flight, check-in and flyke never before. Companies are adding value to the flying experience, often considered to be tedious and lengthy, by offering more services that compliment the journey and make it a more attractive and simple process. A majority of all airlines have now jumped on the bandwagon and created mobile applications for cell phones and portable tablet computers on which you can buy a ticket, check-in, track flight status and even organise your itinerary while on the go. Tapping this trend has made it possible for customer to not only book flights on their portable devices but check-in, track flights and organise their itinerary while being entirely mobile. The concept of making the idea of catching a flight a more streamlined and indeed effortless procedure is does considerable add value to the overall customer experience. The latest to emerge is offsite Check-in services allowing travellers to check-in before they even reach the airportke at a railway station or hotel. Already successful in countrieske USA, Hongkong and Switzerland, this style of checking-in before you reach the airport is catching on and has even available in London from Paddington Station. Paddington is the first UK railway station to offer an off-site check-in service between Heathrow Airport and Central London via the Heathrow Express Train. The self service check-in kiosks and flight information screens allow you check-in for your flight and print your ticket before boarding the train. The facilities that have been designed to make travelling by air more appealing by giving customers the option to choose their seat and avoid the long queues for checking 'in at the airport. Boasting a journey time of 20 minutes one way, it is most certainly the quickest way to get to Heathrow Airport from Central London especially during peak hours. Presently the following airlines operate Check-in services at Paddington Station, but more will be available very soon. Air Canada, Air France, American Airlines, Continental Airlines, Czech Airlines, Finnair, Iberia, Kenya Airways, KLM, Lufthansa, United Airlines Some of our customers, who have stayed in one of our many central London serviced apartments and short stay rentals, often use the airport check-in facilities at Paddington and have really enjoyed the benefits of having thatttle extra time to make the most of the city. Central London areaske the Bayswater, Mayfair, Marylebone, Bloomsbury and Notting Hill have fantastic serviced apartments and are within easy reach of Paddington Station. The advantage of a central London Airport check-in kiosk is also particularly useful to corporate travellers who enjoy a quick and easy route to the airport after a business trip. But families and large groups find it easier and cheaper to take a airport taxi. If you wouldke to book a serviced apartment in London, visit for a great range of Serviced Apartments and Aparthotels in and around Central London. Call us on +44 843 289 8820 or email us at