July 3, 2013
MUMBAI: Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, today announced the launch of its mobile application exclusively designed for BlackBerry® 10 smartphones. The mobile application allows customers to conveniently book tickets, check flight status, manage their JetPrivilege account and enjoy special promotional offers, among other features.
The native mobile application is now available for download on the BlackBerry® World™ storefront for BlackBerry® Z10 and BlackBerry® Q10 smartphones.
The Jet Airways mobile application leverages the BlackBerry 10 platform’s innovative features, design and gesture support making it an extremely useful tool for customers through every part of their journey.
The application offers a convenient booking and secure payment process via credit card and also allows customers to easily save and access their booked itinerary. Other salient features include real time flight status with the option to search using the flight number, airport or route, registration for receiving real time flight status notification, and the ability to share special offers and news updates with other customers on BlackBerry® Messenger (BBM™).
The application has been awarded the Built for BlackBerry certification by BlackBerry- a symbol of assurance for quality, performance and security.
Commenting on the new Jet Airways mobile application, Mr. Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways said, “With the emergence of the global village, convenience has emerged as the key to fostering consumer loyalty. It is today, critical to make information accessible to customers as quickly and as conveniently as possible.
“With its smart layer of intelligence, the app will give our customers a higher level of self-service, while allowing them to access information and utilize a host of services ranging from booking flights to managing their JetPrivilege account.
“The app has been created with a clear focus on enhancing the overall travel experience for our customers, through continual innovation, which has been at the very core of Jet Airways’ strategy to add value.”
Ms. Annie Mathew, Director of Alliances and Business Development for India at BlackBerry said, “BlackBerry has always been about helping customers collaborate and manage tasks on the go. We are pleased to have the Jet Airways application available on BlackBerry World, offering another great way for customers to manage their travel.”
The Jet Airways mobile app is available as a free download on BlackBerry® World™. Customers can also SMS JetApp to 56388 to get the link to download the application. For more information visit jetairways.com or m.jetairways.com.
About Jet AirwaysJet Airways currently operates a fleet of 111 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 10 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, 70 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft and 16 ATR 72-500 and 1 ATR72-600. With an average fleet age of 5.35 years, the airline has one of the youngest fleet of aircraft in the world. Flights to 72 destinations span the length and breadth of India and beyond, including Abu Dhabi, Bahrain, Bangkok, Brussels, Colombo, Dammam, Dhaka, Doha, Dubai, Hong Kong, Jeddah, Kathmandu, Kuwait, London (Heathrow), Muscat, New York (Newark), Riyadh, Sharjah, Singapore and Toronto.
About JetKonnectJetKonnect is a dedicated product designed to meet the needs of the low fare segment. JetKonnect will also offer guests a Premiere service on nearly all domestic routes. With its mixed fleet of Boeings and ATR aircraft with over 500 daily flights connecting 52 destinations across India, JetKonnect provides more flexibility and choice to its guests. JetKonnect’s convenient schedules, reliable service and low fares, promise to bring greater value and a seamless flying experience to our customers.
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