SeatGuru Launches Free iPhone App to Power Fliers on the Go
App Features Widest Selection of Seat Maps and Flyer Recommendations, the Powerful TripAdvisor Flight Search Engine, and Real-Time Flight Status Alerts
NEWTON, Mass., March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- SeatGuru®, the ultimate guide to air travel, today announces its first mobile app for the iPhone. The free app features SeatGuru's extensive collection of color-coded airplane seat maps -- over 700 with detailed seat recommendations covering nearly 100 airlines. The app also provides users with helpful travel tools by integrating the acclaimed TripAdvisor® flight search engine, allowing travelers to book a flight on the go, and the ability to get real-time flight status updates.
"We're excited to put the power of SeatGuru's flier-backed seat maps and recommendations in the hands of iPhone users," said Jami Counter, senior director of SeatGuru. "Our free app gives travelers the peace of mind that they've found the best airplane seat at the lowest price, in an easy-to-navigate display to help make the air travel experience less stressful."
The SeatGuru iPhone app includes the following useful features:
The SeatGuru app can be downloaded for free worldwide in the Apple App Store, and has an enhanced flight shopping experience with localized information for users in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Ireland, and Australia. For more information, please visit www.seatguru.com.
SeatGuru (www.seatguru.com) is the Internet's most comprehensive resource for airline information, incorporating 45,000+ flyer reviews on airline seats, services, and amenities, as well as providing useful travel trips. SeatGuru offers more than 700 airline seat maps covering nearly 100 airlines so that travelers can find the best seats before they fly. SeatGuru is part of TripAdvisor, Inc.
TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 18 other travel media brands, and together the sites attract more than 69 million unique monthly visitors**. TripAdvisor's travel media brands include www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com, www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com, www.flipkey.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk, www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.onetime.com, www.seatguru.com,
*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, Worldwide, January 2012
**Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Inc. and its subsidiaries, Worldwide, January 2012
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