New Lufthansa apps offer new travel services
Wednesday 10, March 2010
Two new Lufthansa applications for mobile devices like iPhone offer Lufthansa customers more options on the move to access Lufthansa services or to communicate with other Miles & More members.
An optimized iPhone application allows Lufthansa customers access to a fund of practical information about services while on the go, and view them on their display. With a navigation function, resembling a flight instrument in the cockpit, iPhone users can view the Lufthansa timetable, update on flight arrival and departure times or store frequently used flight connections. With a “Webview“ function in the application, they can access flight bookings, check in online, retrieve booking information and check their Miles & More mileage account. The new application is available free of charge in the App Store. Further applications for Blackberrys, Android devices and many other smartphones will come on stream at the end of March.
“MemberScout“ is a new iPhone and soon to come BlackBerry app, allowing Miles & More members to communicate with others on the move to exchange travel experiences, ask others for tips and inside knowledge, and profit from their travel expertise. The options with “MemberScout“ are many and diverse. Miles & More members can use the application to find out on their smartphone if others are online and ask them questions: Where is the best restaurant for a business lunch or dinner, for example, where to go shopping, what hotel would they recommend at their destination. They can in turn help by advising other members where to go, the sights to see, or the restaurants to visit for a good meal. With “MemberScout“, users can see who else is nearby to arrange a spontaneous meeting or find out whether they are interested in sharing a taxi to save travel expenses. The application can also be used to check out offerings from Lufthansa partners at a user’s actual destination.
“MemberScout“can be downloaded in German or English free of charge by Miles & More members from the Apple App Store or in the BlackBerry App World. Frequent travellers, Senators and HON Circle members will receive the apps in the look & feel of their frequent flyer status. More information about Miles & More and the new apps can be downloaded www.miles-and-more.com/en/memberscout.
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