Amstelveen,
19
January
2011
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SkyTeam launches iPhone App for passengers

Passengers can access useful and updated travel information ‘on the go’

Summary

SkyTeam has officially launched an innovative new mobile offering to all passengers traveling with any of its thirteen member airlines.

The SkyTeam iPhone App contains a variety of highly useful features for today’s traveler, including worldwide airline flight schedules, flight status, weather information with seven-day forecasts, notifications to users of updates and changes, an airport locator and important contact phone numbers. The eSkyGuide also provides the ability to look up flight schedules in Flight Mode when internet access is disabled.

“The SkyTeam App confirms SkyTeam’s ongoing commitment to accelerating product and service developments to meet our global travelers’ need for seamless travel”, says Mauro Oretti, SkyTeam’s Vice President Sales and Marketing. “It helps our customers get to where they need to be by providing useful and updated travel information from our members.”
The SkyTeam app for the iPhone and iPad is available for free on the iTunes App Store. Blackberry and Android users will have access to the App within the next two months.

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About KLM
KLM Royal Dutch Airlines was founded in 1919, making it the world’s oldest airline still operating under its original name. In 2004, Air France and KLM merged to form AIR FRANCE KLM. The merger produced the strongest European airline group based on two powerful brands and hubs – Amsterdam Airport Schiphol and Paris Charles de Gaulle. Retaining its own identity, the group focuses on three core businesses: passenger transport, cargo and aircraft maintenance.

In the Netherlands, KLM comprises the core of the KLM Group, which further includes KLM Cityhopper, transavia.com and Martinair. KLM serves all its destinations using a modern fleet and employs over 33,000 people around the world. KLM is a leader in the airline industry, offering reliable operations and customer-oriented products resulting from its policy of enthusiasm and sustainable innovation.

KLM is a member of the global SkyTeam airline alliance, offering customers an extensive worldwide network. The KLM network connects the Netherlands to every important economic region in the world and, as such, serves as a powerful driver for the economy.

About SkyTeam
SkyTeam is a global airline alliance providing customers from member airlines access to an extensive worldwide network offering more destinations, more frequencies and more connectivity. Passengers can earn and redeem Frequent Flyer Miles throughout the SkyTeam network. SkyTeam member airlines offer customers access to over 490 lounges worldwide.

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