5. July 2011 10:24
iPad users will have a completely new and exciting experience flying with Lufthansa now. The leading German airline Lufthansa has now started offering all the iPad users with a free mobile application (app) from June 28, 2011. The new offering is equipped with various services and functionalities that are centered on flying with Lufthansa.
The airline in a statement said that it is offering individual functions tailored to iPad specifics, thus giving the users a completely new experience.
Providing details about the new iPad app, the airline said that an interactive world map allowing the users to explore the entire route network of Lufthansa is the central feature of this application. The user can select a flight with this application as the destination and departure airport are zoomed in. With this application, the flight planning or booking has become easy, intuitive and fast. The requested route is displayed on the map, and destinations graphically illustrated accompanying with exclusive, unusual information about the travel. Besides, practical and useful tips on various airports along with weather updates are also available.
The updates on latest fare offers by Lufthansa are also provided on the iPad app in the German market.
The iPad app also has a section called “Experience Lufthansa”, which is a virtual treat for the Lufthansa customers. This section provides an exciting, virtual insight into the offerings by Lufthansa. Besides a wide choice of free wallpaper motifs to download, the users will be excited to personally experience the aviation domain with a 3-D scenario of the new European cabin, a 360-degree take on the A380 cockpit and exciting videos.
Apart from this, the functions such as “Check-in”, “My Flight Bookings” and “Miles & More Mileage Account” are also easily accessible on navigation bar of the iPad app.
The new iPad app is a part of the ongoing expansion of Lufthansa’s portfolio of services for the users of mobile devices, and extends the range of mobile solutions offered by the airline. The Lufthansa iPad app is also available for the users of iPhone, Android, Blackberry and J2ME smartphone devices.