“I’ve been flying with Apple Watch since it was first introduced over a year and a half ago,” Rene Ritchie writes for iMore. “It’s become so integrated into my travel routine that it’s tough to remember back to when iPhone was my only companion, let alone before that, when I flew with papers and analog time pieces — yes, like an animal.”

“With Apple Watch, all the information I need is right on my wrist, and I can check it with just a turn of my wrist,” Ritchie writes. “They scan boarding passes when you enter the security area, at the security area, and at customs, which used to mean fumbling with my Plus-sized phone each time. It’s only a hassle because you can’t walk through security with an iPhone. But you can with an Apple Watch. So, scan, walk, scan, walk, scan, done.”

“Gate agents will typically ask to see my seat number when boarding, but it’s just a quick scroll to show them that as well. Best of all, it keeps your hands free the whole time,” Ritchie writes. “That way there’s no need to juggle luggage… or beverages!”

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MacDailyNews Take: As Day One Apple Watch owners, we can’t imagine flying without Apple Watch. Or running without it. Or driving/walking via turn-by-turn without it. Or, basically, living without it.

Only two days to go until our Apple Watch Nike+ units finally arrive!

Tim Cook on Apple Watch: ‘I’m using it every day and love it and can’t live without it’ – January 28, 2015