OAG FlightTimes Land on Smartphones

OAG FlightTimes Land on Smartphones

Mobile Apps Available for iPhone, BlackBerry and Android

PR Newswire

LONDON April 19, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- OAG, the global leader in aviation intelligence, announces the release of OAG FlightTimes on iPhone, BlackBerry and Android.  This mobile app has the capability to display published flight schedules for every airline and airport in the world.  

OAG FlightTimes is available to airlines and airports who want to provide their customers with the convenience of flight schedules at their fingertips.  FlightTimes allows companies to brand the app and customize the content, such as by airport or airline, to meet their specific business strategies.  

This app is simply downloaded from your airport or airline website or from the appropriate app store, and users are then able to search for flights by route, by airport or by flight number.  iPhone customers have an additional search option via the interactive global navigation feature.  Search results can be saved, and saved flights are automatically updated when next accessed, so the user will always see the most current scheduled operating times.

FlightTimes users are able to search for direct or connecting flights.  Results include easy-to-read details about the carrier, flight number, departure and arrival airports, terminals, total travel time and stops.  OAG FlightTimes is linked to OAG Flight Status for real-time display of the estimated and actual flight departure and arrival times.

FlightTimes is based on OAG's renowned database with schedules for over 1000 airlines and more than 4000 airports.  The database, the most comprehensive repository of airline schedules, is refreshed daily with up to 50,000 updates every day.  OAG schedules data has been at the core of travel distribution services for decades, with capabilities to display every flight scheduled, regardless of date, price or availability.  This unique OAG FlightTimes feature gives travel suppliers and road warriors a quick look at all scheduled flights – to plan a trip or review options when changes occur in-trip.

"OAG FlightTimes is just one our innovative new services developed to help our industry customers stay ahead of the competition and offer their customers more value and convenience.  Our mobile apps utilize leading-edge smartphone technologies and OAG's best-in-class schedules data to deliver the most accurate information anywhere, anytime, "said John Grant, Executive Vice President, UBM Aviation.

OAG's full portfolio of flight schedule services includes customized timetables and mapping through all channels.  More information can be found at www.oag.com

Notes to Editors

About OAG

OAG, a UBM Aviation brand, is the trusted source for aviation information and analytical services, with data sourced from OAG's comprehensive and proprietary airline Schedules, Flight Status, Fleet, MRO and Cargo Logistics databases.  Our airline schedules database holds future and historical flight details for over 1,000 airlines and more than 4,000 airports. Our aggregated data feeds the world's global distribution systems and travel portals, and drives the internal systems of many airlines, airports, air traffic control systems, aircraft manufacturers, and government agencies around the world.  For more information, visit www.oag.com.

About UBM Aviation

UBM Aviation, a UBM company, brings together buyers and sellers of air travel and transport.  We specialize in the supply of data, analytics, consulting services, events and media related to the global aviation industry. Our leading brands include the pre-eminent aviation data and analytics providers, OAG and OAG Cargo; the renowned provider of airport route development forums, marketing and networking events, Routes; the leading route development consultancy firm, Airport Strategy & Marketing (ASM); an international program of aviation exhibitions and conferences including the Airline Purchasing & Maintenance Conference & Expo; and aviation publications such as Airline Fleet Management and Air Cargo World.  For more information, visit www.ubmaviation.com.