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Halo for Mac Installation

 

Note: Halo for Mac requires activation. To activate, you must have purchased a license for Halo for Mac. If you have any other version of Halo or e.Halo and also want the Mac version, you must purchase a license on our order page before you attempt to install Halo for Mac.

 

Before you install, make sure you have:

  • Mac OS X 10.9 (Mavericks) or later
  • 64-bit Intel Mac
  • Internet connection
  • Purchased a Halo for Mac license

Then:

  1. Download the Mac disk image: haloinstall.dmg (4 megabytes)
  2. After the download is complete, run haloinstall.dmg to install (or update) Halo for Mac
  3. After your first installation, you will be prompted to activate Halo. To activate Halo, you must have an Internet connection, and you must have purchased a license for Halo for Mac.

Detailed Instructions for using Halo for Mac can be found in Halo's Help menu.

Updating

 

If you are updating Halo for Mac using the update instructions, you will be asked if the installer should overwrite the current halo.app file. You should respond that you want to overwrite it.

 

What's New In Version 1.2.8 (May 4 , 2018)

  • Previously some itinerary times were incorrectly formatted 12 AM for departures that were 12 PM. This is fixed.

What's New In Version 1.2.7 (March 27, 2018)

  • Fix for Flight Status gofer

What's New In Version 1.2.6 (January 18, 2018)

  • Minor bug fixes

What's New In Version 1.2.4 (November 12, 2017)

  • In yet another attempt at improvement, AA changed some logon authentication protocols. This version supports the new methods.

What's New In Version 1.2.3 (September 18, 2017)

  • AA once again changed a logon protocol, which affected some connections not to authenticate. This is fixed.
  • Recycle Password was failing because AA's change to logon protocol. This is fixed.

What's New In Version 1.2.2 (July 30, 2017)

  • AA changed a logon protocol, which affected some connections not to authenticate. This is fixed.

What's New In Version 1.2.1 (July 10, 2017)

  • Printing Travel Planner in some later versions of macOS caused a crash. This is fixed.

What's New In Version 1.2.0 (June 21, 2017)

  • Fix for Jetnet redirect issue (unresolved "Authenticating" at logon). Halo for Mac still by-passes the Jetnet data-hog.

What's New In Version 1.1.9 (May 1, 2017)

  • Added an additional cloud server for better coverage
  • Updated help documentation

What's New In Version 1.1.8 (April 19, 2017)

  • Faster logon to new Travel Planner

What's New In Version 1.1.7 (April 16, 2017)

  • Support for Piedmont employees added

What's New In Version 1.1.6 (April 7, 2017)

  • Compatilbe with AA's new Travel Planner
  • Much improved gofer speed
  • Supports subsideraries (except Piedmont) and retirees (except subsiderary retirees)
  • Fixed numerous bugs

What's New In Version 1.1.5 (November 17, 2016)

  • Compatible with macOS Sierra
  • Fixed NRTP logon problem
  • Fixed Get Itinerary gofer
  • Fixed PNR Itinerary results to automatically populate Advance Check-In

What's New In Version 1.1.4 (November 13, 2015)

  • Pressing the Check-In or Email etc. buttons in NRTP (interactive) now work.
  • Fixed Flight Status gofer
  • Flight Status can now be retrieved for more than 1 day in future (AA has adopted the US method which was not limited to 1 day, hell freezes over)

What's New In Version 1.1.2 (October 26, 2015)

  • Removed all Travel US access
  • Bug fixes

What's New In Version 1.1.1 (October 4, 2015)

  • NRTP logon was changed by AA, this version fixes that.

What's New In Version 1.1.0 (September 16, 2015)

  • As NRTP continues to change, NRTP gofers are again updated.

What's New In Version 1.0.9 (September 3, 2015)

  • Fixed for change in Flight Status in NRTP

What's New In Version 1.0.8 (August 26, 2015)

  • Further refinement in NRTP Space A Gofer

What's New In Version 1.0.7 (August 21, 2015)

  • Fixed NRTP Space A Gofer
  • Added new NRTP Gofer for recycling AA password (any time prior to expiration, renews password for 90 more days)
  • Bug fixes

What's New In Version 1.0.5 (February 4, 2015)

  • Web Check-In fix

What's New In Version 1.0.4 (January 2, 2015)

  • aa.com changed their code for verifying departure time. This was used for LAA ACI. This version uses usairways.com to check departure time for both LUS and LAA ACI. The Verify feature for checking departure time for scheduling ACI is more dependable. Regardless, always confirm departure date and time for the first leg of a listing before pressing the Submit button for scheduing an Advance Check-In.

What's New In Version 1.0.3 (December 26, 2014)

  • Adjustments to LAA features to support NRTP constant (and annoying) use of popup windows. If you are using Halo for NRTP on LAA flights, this update is critical.

What's New In Version 1.0.2 (December 4, 2014)

  • ACI for LAA
  • AA Password recycle feature (keep your current password active beyond 90 days). If your AA password is expiring (not yet expired), Halo will offer to "recycle" it. It will make the same password active for another 90 days. This applies ONLY to AA passwords - Wings passwords do not expire.
  • Home page added

Note: because Halo for Mac OS X now includes BOTH LAA and LUS for all functions, you must pay special attention for of the airline for which you are creating gofers, checking in, and using ACI. LAA and LUS functions are NOT interchangeable!

 

Be sure to read the Help on configuring and using ACI and recycling your AA password.

What's New In Version 1.0.1 (November 19, 2014)

  • Gofers for AA's Non-Revenue Travel Planner
  • Use results from AA gofers to update or do other automatic actions. Example: check-in for a gofer result for a PNR itinerary
  • Bug fixes

 

Help and Technical Support

If you need technical support you can contact SafiSoft directly at support@safisoft.com. Be sure to include “Halo for Mac OS X” in the email subject line, as well as your installed version number as listed in the main Halo, About Halo menu.

 

 

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Halo for Mac current version 1.2.8 (5/4/2018)