TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwire – Nov. 29, 2010) –
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FlightNetwork.com, one of Canada’s leaders in online travel, today announced the launch of the FlightNetwork.com free iPhone, and BlackBerry mobile applications. Unique to the FlightNetwork.com mobile application is the ability to search and compare the lowest airfares available in the country, then seamlessly book a flight within the native app, without being re-directed to another webpage or having to telephone in payment information.
“There has been much excitement and much disappointment over Canadian flight booking mobile applications to date,” said Naman Budhdeo, CEO of FlightNetwork.com. “FlightNetwork.com has the first and only Canadian mobile flight booking application that empowers consumers to search flights from multiple airlines and then complete their transaction without the inconvenience of leaving the application or fumbling to call in payment information.”
Additional features of the FlightNetwork.com mobile application include an option to connect instantly with one of FlightNetwork.com’s 65 flight specialists for customer support. Also, easy sharing of airfares with friends and family is available through email, Facebook and Twitter. It also allows customers to book in either US or Canadian dollars and provides secure 128 bit encryption for payments.
“FlightNetwork.com is committed to creating the easiest flight search and booking experience for our customers with new technology and accessibility. We know that our free, seamless and complete mobile booking solution will empower our customers to easily book flights on the go,” added Budhdeo.
The mobile application can be downloaded free for iPhone at http://www.flightnetwork.com/apps/iphone.shtml or through the iTunes App Store. For BlackBerry, the application can be downloaded at http://appworld.blackberry.com/webstore/content/15438.
The FlightNetwork.com mobile application is compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch running iOS 3.1.2 or later. For BlackBerry, the mobile application requires non-touch v4.5 device software or higher.
About FlightNetwork.com (www.flightnetwork.com)
As one of Canada’s leaders in online travel, FlightNetwork.com’s proprietary flight booking engine offers consumers the advantages of last second booking, searches of over 250 airfares per transaction and unique mix and match fares for that allow booking on different airlines for departure and return flights to get the lowest fares possible.
FlightNetwork.com powers flight search results to MSN.ca’s large and diverse online audience.
FlightNetwork.com advertises and delivers the ‘lowest airfares from the top airlines’ by offering consumers access to over 2 million bulk rates negotiated with major airlines. Backing up Flight Network’s award winning online service are 65 insightful and well travelled flight specialists in the FlightNetwork.com call centre.
FlightNetwork.com was recently named to the 22nd annual PROFIT 100 ranking of Canada’s Fastest Growing Companies by PROFIT Magazine.
Ranking Canada’s Fastest-Growing Companies by five-year revenue growth, the PROFIT 100 profiles the country’s most successful growth companies. Published in the June issue of PROFIT and online at PROFIT100.com, the PROFIT 100 is Canada’s largest annual celebration of entrepreneurial achievement.
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