Still looking for a travel app to help you get through the frustrating mazes that make up airports? Consider a new app available now in the App Store from two of the biggest names in travel and technology.
Clear Channel Airports and SapientNitro today announced the launch of FlySmart: Be an Airport Insider, a new mobile travel app that provides air travelers with all the information they need right on their iPhone/iPod touch.
FlySmart brings together SapientNitro’s mobile, marketing, and technology expertise and Clear Channel Airport’s knowledge of airports, air travel, and airport technology to deliver a unique service to travelers, airports, and advertisers. In addition, FlySmart includes new features for travelers such as flight push notifications and Bing Maps capabilities that enable travelers to manage their time more efficiently.
The FlySmart app, which is actually an enhanced version of SapientNitro’s goHow airport app, includes customized content from partner airports. This offers travelers a localized experience with all the latest information they need. When fully implemented, the FlySmart service will be available in 96 U.S. and international airports including the official partner airports in Boston, Denver, and Minneapolis.
According to Chris Davey, Head of Global Commerce, SapientNitro:
“Clear Channel Airports has great airport relationships and ad sales capabilities allowing us to create the best overall product for travelers by combining FlySmart with the innovative technology behind our goHow application. We’re looking forward to the strategic partnership with Clear Channel Airports to enhance traveler engagement with this ground-breaking airport application.”
Full features include:
- Flight status + real-time updates
- Bing airport venue maps (60+ airports supported)
- Restaurants, shops and services listings + user ratings
- Parking lot availability (where available)
- Ground transportation options
- Security wait times (where available)
- Baggage claim location
- Local weather conditions
- Suggestions for things to do in the area
- Information on over 90 airports worldwide
The free FlySmart: Be an Airport Insider is available now in the App Store.