FlightView Takes BlackBerry by Storm
Award-Winning Travel App Now Available to All
BOSTON, MA (June 15, 2010) - FlightView today announced the immediate availability of FlightView 1.4 - the BlackBerry app customized for the Storm. With this version, FlightView becomes the only travel app uniquely tailored for use on each BlackBerry device.
By fully understanding the intricacies of each BlackBerry device, FlightView has customized its app specifically to each model, providing users with the simplest and most productive app for day-of-travel assistance regardless of their preferred BlackBerry device. As a result, the provider of the most accurate and actionable flight information on the market consistently earns high marks from BlackBerry users for travel practicality, dependability and ease-of-use. BlackBerry Pearl, BlackBerry Bold, BlackBerry Storm and BlackBerry Curve users can purchase the FlightView app for just $4.99 from BlackBerry App World, MobiHand Store and the Handango App Store.
"Since launching our first BlackBerry app in 2009, we have been inundated by requests from Storm users for a version that works on their device," said Mike Benjamin, CEO of FlightView. "We've now got a complete suite of apps uniquely designed for every Blackberry device and are thrilled to deliver what Storm users asked for - with thanks in no small part to their support during the development phase."
Whether flying for business or leisure, FlightView is the trusted travel app for smart phone users nationwide. FlightView's version 1.4 gives Storm users the power to:
- Effortlessly manage travel: FlightView integrates scheduled flights with BlackBerry's calendar, updating gate, arrival, and departure information in real-time - while preventing double booking.
- Track Flights: Waiting to pick up a friend or colleague at the airport? Find out exactly when your friends and co-workers will land by tracking their flights in real time with the market's most accurate data.
- Plan for delays, immediately: Can't afford to miss your flight? Flight status updates seamlessly integrate with BlackBerry alerts. Travelers are notified as soon as their flight is delayed, even when the app is closed.
- Weather the Storm: Want a heads up on how inclement weather and airport delays could affect your travel? The industry-leading airport delay map helps travelers plan for the cascading effects of delayed airports on their travel plans.
With innovative solutions available for the travel and aviation industries, FlightView's latest version compliments a wide range of smart phone travel apps, including apps for the iPhone and Palm. An app for the Android operating system will be available summer 2010. For customers without smart phones, FlightView offers the same trusted flight tracking services at www.flightview.com.
FlightView is the recognized provider of the most accurate, real-time flight information solutions for the aviation and travel industries. FlightView's Dispatch and FVXML products help aviation and travel professionals achieve superior customer service with actionable real-time information. FlightView's information displays can be seen at airport terminals and on the Web sites of the largest major airports, airline and travel companies. FlightView's software services and solutions are relied upon by the US government, the world's largest airlines, airports, aviation and travel professionals, ground transportation companies and news outlets. Founded in 1981, and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, FlightView has more than 20 years of experience in building and supporting mission critical systems for the FAA and the Volpe Center. To access real-time flight information online, visit FlightView Flight Tracker or FlightView Mobile Flight Tracker.
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