SINGAPORE, February 16 /PRNewswire/ --
- OAG's Timetable and Flight Status Content Enables Searches on Commercial Airline Flights for NAVITIME Customers
Global flight information and data solutions company OAG (Official Airline Guide, www.oagcorporate.com), part of UBM Aviation ( www.ubmaviation.com), announced today it is the content provider for the new commercial airline flights travel option on the latest release of the NAVITIME mobile GPS navigation and route search service for business and leisure travellers.
OAG has partnered with NAVITIME JAPAN CO., LTD., to give customers the GPS navigation service easy access to flight schedules and the latest updates on flight arrivals and departures.
Mario M. Hardy, OAG's Vice President Asia Pacific, said: OAG is the world's authority on global flight information and we are proud to be the airline content partner for an innovative brand like NAVITIME. The combination of OAG's flight data with this multi-modal route navigation solution will deliver a valuable service to consumers who wish to travel by air.
Dr. Keisuke Onishi, NAVITIME JAPAN's CEO and President, says: By adopting OAG's commercial airline data for the NAVITIME service, our users now have a wider variation of transportation methods. Navigation to a distant, unfamiliar destination can be easily achieved with assurance using such data.
The new flight search service is available for both mobile and web interfaces within each of NAVITIME's U.S. and European service areas. Users will be able to search the OAG online flight timetable for routes available within the U.S. for the U.S. area service, and within 19 European countries for the European service area. The search will show all convenient direct and connecting flight options, and provide an aircraft's flight status between 2 airports at a given time.
Information about NAVITIME products, including the online flight timetable and flight status services from OAG, is available at www.navitime.com.
Images of screenshots to illustrate how live OAG flight information appears on the NAVITIME web site and on the mobile application are available at www.oag.com/graphics/navitime.htm.
More information about OAG is available at www.oagcorporate.com.
About OAG (Official Airline Guide)
OAG (www.oagcorporate.com) is a global flight information and data solutions company. The business is underpinned by its data management expertise. OAG is best known for its airline schedules database which feeds the world's global distribution systems and travel portals and drives the internal systems of many airlines, air traffic control systems, aircraft manufacturers, airport planners and government agencies. OAG is part of UBM Aviation (www.ubmaviation.com), a global data and information business for the air transport industry serving the passenger aviation, air cargo logistics, maintenance repair overhaul (MRO) and business travel communities with flight and fleet information products, market intelligence, news and events. UBM Aviation operates from offices in the UK, USA, Canada, Singapore, Hong Kong, Japan, China and The Netherlands. It is a division of United Business Media Limited (UBM).
About UBM (www.unitedbusinessmedia.com)
United Business Media Limited (UBM) is a global media and marketing services company that informs markets and brings the world's buyers and sellers together at events, online, in print, and with the information they need to do business successfully. UBM serves professional and commercial communities, from IT professionals to doctors, from journalists to jewellery dealers, from farmers to pharmacists around the world. UBM employs more than 6,500 people in more than 30 countries. UBM's businesses include CMPMedica, Everything Channel, PR Newswire, RISI, TechInsights, TechWeb, Think Services, UBM Aviation and UBM Global Trade. UBM is listed on the London Stock Exchange (UBM.L) and has a market capitalization of US$2.5 billion.
About NAVITIME (www.navitime.com)
NAVITIME JAPAN CO., LTD. is a leading mobile phone-based navigation solution provider, with live implementations around the world. In 1998, NAVITIME introduced the world's first multi-modal navigation -- an award-winning point-to-point navigation function that gives you the fastest and most practical travel route using a combination of walking, driving, and public transportation (trains, subways, buses, taxis, and airplanes).
Alison Pickering, Head of Corporate Communications of UBM Aviation, +44(0)1582-695477 (UK), firstname.lastname@example.org