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Glitch hits mobile boarding passes at US Airways

DALLAS (AP) -- Some US Airways travelers on Wednesday received mobile boarding passes that were issued in other people's names or with the wrong flight number.

The airline said Wednesday afternoon that it had fixed the problem, which lasted about three hours.

The glitch affected travelers who used the airline's mobile site or app to have a boarding pass sent to their cell phone, spokesman Davien Anderson said. The airline didn't provide a count of how many passengers were affected — some went on Twitter to complain — but Anderson said it was "not a huge number."

US Airways Group Inc. added its app for Android and iPhone users this summer, long after rivals such as Delta and American introduced theirs. The US Airways app lets users book, check in and check the status of flights, check their frequent-flier accounts and perform other tasks.