Airline’s Facebook app lets passengers choose seats near their friends

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We've seen numerous services designed to help travelers hook up while on the go — KLM and Air France’s Bluenity social network is one example — but it wasn't until just recently that we came across an effort by an airline to help them choose the people they sit next to during their flight as well. Sure enough, Malaysia Airlines recently launched its Facebook-based MHbuddy service to make booking and arranging a flight fully social. Developed by SITA Lab, Malaysia Airlines' MHbuddy is a Facebook application that allows passengers to book and check in for a flight while sharing their…

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