Frequent Flyers Want More Out Of Airline Apps

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  1. sobore
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    As suppliers increasingly offer the ability to book flights and purchase ancillary services via mobile applications, it's clear that the smartphone is growing in stature as a sales engine. Yet, a gap remains between the functionality tech-savvy frequent flyers want most from mobile apps and those that airlines deliver, according to a recent FlightView survey of more than 900 business travelers who fly at least once a month.

    The travel data firm and mobile app provider in March pushed the survey to users of its Android and iPhone flight-tracking application. Respondents did not indicate if their employers tightly or loosely managed their travel buying.

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  2. YULtide

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    I'd settle for an app of any description. All it would need to do is display the logo. But for some reason AC has decided that its pax only use iPhones or BBs. No need to support the most popular platform.
  3. Mike Reed

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    "Most popular" is a marketing term.

    The stats from my blog: 50% Windows desktop, 25% OS X desktop, 23% iOS, 2% other. In just mobile devices, 85% iOS devices.

    But yes, there's no reason to not have a well functioning Android app in the Google Play store.
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