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SkyTeam Launches iPhone App for Passengers

19/01/2011 09:21

AMSTERDAM, (PRNewswire/ -- SkyTeam has officially launched an innovative new mobile offering to all passengers traveling with any of its 13 member airlines.

The SkyTeam iPhone App contains a variety of highly useful features for today's traveler, including worldwide airline flight schedules, flight status, weather information with seven-day forecasts, notifications to users of updates and changes, an airport locator and important contact phone numbers. The eSkyGuide also provides the ability to look up flight schedules in Flight Mode when internet access is disabled.

"The SkyTeam App confirms SkyTeam's ongoing commitment to accelerating product and service developments to meet our global travelers' need for seamless travel," says Mauro Oretti, SkyTeam's Vice President Sales and Marketing. "It helps our customers get to where they need to be by providing useful and updated travel information from our members."

The SkyTeam app for the iPhone and iPad is available for free on the iTunes App Store. Blackberry and Android users will have access to the App within the next two months.

For more information:

SkyTeam Corporate Communications

T: +31 (0)20 333 3064


About SkyTeam

SkyTeam is a global airline alliance providing customers from member airlines access to an extensive global network with more destinations, more frequencies and more connectivity. Passengers can earn and redeem Frequent Flyer Miles throughout the SkyTeam network. SkyTeam member airlines offer customers over 420 lounges worldwide. The thirteen members are: Aeroflot, Aeromexico, Air Europa, Air France, Alitalia, China Southern, Czech Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Kenya Airways, KLM Royal Dutch Airlines, Korean Air, TAROM and Vietnam Airlines. SkyTeam offers its 385 million annual passengers a worldwide system of over 12,500 daily flights to 898 destinations in 169 countries.

NOTE TO EDITORS:  Additional description of features belowFlight SchedulesSchedules from all SkyTeam Member Airlines are available at a glanceBuilds connections dynamically & displays the most efficient flight optionsDetailed information on meals, equipment information for each flightAllows for flexible display options by 1-day or 7-day look-ups, or by number of flight legs with advanced search options to fine-tune lookups.Flight StatusDisplays flight status of SkyTeam Member AirlinesProvides flight status updates and changesDisplays gate and baggage carousel informationWeatherDisplays weather information at all major U.S. and international airportsProvides 7-day forecastsAirport FinderFind the nearest airport to where you want to go, or from where you are. Look up the nearest airport to a beach, landmark, Wonder of the World or just your client's officeAirports listed and plotted by distanceList which SkyTeam members serve the airports for enhanced planningLink your selected airport to Flight lookupsOther InformationProvides reservations numbers of SkyTeam Member AirlinesUses "tap to call" for convenient access to travel providersLinks to the latest news from SkyTeamLink to SkyTeam's Facebook pagePersonalize the SkyTeam iPhone application by selecting different backgrounds.

CONTACT: SkyTeam Corporate Communications, +31 (0)20 333 3064,

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