Jet Airways launches the first airline mobile application (App) for Windows Phone in association with Nokia
May 8, 2013
Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, today announced the launch of its first mobile application for Windows Phone in association with Nokia. This makes it India’s first native airline mobile application across any platform, which allows customers to effortlessly book tickets, check flight status, manage their JetPrivilege account, and also avail of special offers among other features.
In view of the growing popularity of smart phone usage, the app has been designed in a highly innovative and interactive manner to enhance guests travel experience. The Jet Airways mobile application includes display of flight updates, notifications and allows the user to 'pin' the booked ticket onto the home screen for easy access. The safe and secure travel tool would help guests to plan their travel and stay connected at any place, any time.
Mr. Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said, “Continual innovation has been Jet Airways' operating philosophy since it commenced operations in 1993 and this new mobile app is further testimony of the same. The Jet Airways app has been created with a clear focus on enhancing overall guest travel experience through the use of evolving technology, by empowering them with tools to interface with the airline , right from the palm of their hand. The recent years have witnessed a noteworthy increase in the acceptance and usage of smart which has led to a significant surge in the use of mobile devices to access the internet. The rapid adoption of app utilisation by travelers using smart is accelerating the growth of travel bookings among mobile devices.”
The Jet Airways mobile app is compatible with Windows Phone 7.5, Windows Phone 7.8 and Windows Phone 8. It leverages the Windows Phone UI, which gives it a smart and elegant look. The application is available for free download from the Windows Phone App Store. Alternately, consumers may SMS JetApp to 56388 to download the app. For further information guests may log on to jetairways.com or m.jetairways.com
“This will be India’s first native app for an airline on any mobile
platform which will help travelers to access information and book
tickets seamlessly. Nokia in collaboration with Jet Airways have
developed this software to make travel planning convenient, simple
and smart. Today a smart phone is intrinsic to the way we live and we
believe this is a step towards creating pioneering travel apps for
the airline industry”, said Gerard Rego, Director Developer
Experience, Nokia India.
About Jet Airways
Jet Airways currently operates a fleet of 115 aircraft, which include 10 Boeing 777-300 ER aircraft, 10 Airbus A330-200 aircraft, 4 Airbus A330-300 aircraft, 73 next generation Boeing 737-700/800/900 aircraft, 17 ATR 72-500 and 1 ATR 72-600 turboprop aircraft. With an average fleet age of 5.45 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.
JetKonnect 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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