FlightView's Travel App for Blackberry Users Now Available in New Channels

Consistently Earns 4-Stars for Day-of-Travel Planning


BOSTON, MA (April 20, 2010) - FlightView's Travel App for Blackberry is now available from the MobiHand store and through the Handango App Store, as well as Blackberry App World.

Since the travel app launched in late 2009, Blackberry users have quickly come to love the app that delivers the market's most accurate - and actionable - flight tracking, making it much easier to manage travel from home and on the road. FlightView's Travel App provides real-time alerts on flight status and changes; integration with Blackberry's calendar to avoid double-booking and a comprehensive schedule that allows users to view upcoming flights on the fly.

In the densely populated world of travel apps for smart phones, FlightView's travel apps consistently earn high marks from customers for dependability, ease-of-use, and appealing visuals. Trusted by travelers and those who provide travel-related services, FlightView's real-time accurate information powers the day-of-travel decisions - from when to leave for the airport to anticipating delayed inbound flights to what the options are for alternative plans when travel hiccups happen. FlightView's mobile offerings include full-featured apps for a variety of smart phones as well as free basic, easy-to-navigate flight tracking on its mobile site.

"In the best of circumstances, air travel is stressful," said Michael Benjamin, CEO of FlightView. "For road warriors and leisure travelers alike, information they can act on in the palm of their hand can make all the difference in the world, and we're pleased to make that available - when and where they need it."

FlightView's Travel App for Blackberry is available for most devices and all carriers. The app specifically for the Blackberry Storm will be available soon.

A Bold Approach to Customer Service
FlightView's loyal users expect the same quality and access to accurate information on their smart phone as they're accustomed to from FlightView's Web site travel tools. So, when a few Blackberry users encountered a connectivity problem, FlightView developers took notice.

The team identified the problem and with the help of those who found the issue - tested scenarios to get the app up-and-running, earning the same rave reviews as with other Blackberry users.

About FlightView

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.

FlightView Contact:

Katherine Wellman
VP of Marketing
(617) 787-4200

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