Jet Airways launches India’s first airline mobile app with Nokia

Jet Airways, recently announced the launch of its first mobile application for Windows Phone in association with Nokia. This makes it India’s first native airline mobile application across any platform, which allows customers to effortlessly book tickets, check flight status, manage their JetPrivilege account, and also avail of special offers among other features.

In view of the growing popularity of smart phone usage, the app has been designed in a highly innovative and interactive manner to enhance guests travel experience. The Jet Airways mobile application includes display of flight updates, notifications and allows the user to ‘pin’ the booked ticket onto the home screen for easy access. The safe and secure travel tool would help guests to plan their travel and stay connected at any place, any time.

Mr. Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said, “Continual innovation has been Jet Airways’ operating philosophy since it commenced operations in 1993 and this new mobile app is further testimony of the same. The Jet Airways app has been created with a clear focus on enhancing overall guest travel experience through the use of evolving technology, by empowering them with tools to interface with the airline, right from the palm of their hand. The recent years have witnessed a noteworthy increase in the acceptance and usage of smart which has led to a significant surge in the use of mobile devices to access the internet. The rapid adoption of app utilisation by travelers using smart is accelerating the growth of travel bookings among mobile devices.”

The Jet Airways mobile app is compatible with Windows Phone 7.5, Windows Phone 7.8 and Windows Phone 8. It leverages the Windows Phone UI, which gives it a smart and elegant look. The application is available for free download from the Windows Phone App Store. Alternately, consumers may SMS JetApp to 56388 to download the app. For further information guests may log on to jetairways.com or m.jetairways.com

“This will be India’s first native app for an airline on any mobile platform which will help travelers to access information and book tickets seamlessly. Nokia in collaboration with Jet Airways have developed this software to make travel planning convenient, simple and smart. Today a smart phone is intrinsic to the way we live and we believe this is a step towards creating pioneering travel apps for the airline industry”, said Gerard Rego, Director Developer Experience, Nokia India.

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