Vueling is world’s first airline with a Geo-localisation technology App for Apple Watch

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Available 24th April, the free app detects passenger’s arrival at airport and provides access to the ‘Bring your flight forward’ service.

Marion Bauer, Vueling’s E&M Commerce Director, says “one of the most interesting aspects of this new app is the it enables us to create the contextualised and personalised proposals that a passenger may need at any time during the trip”.

Once again at the head of the technological curve, Vueling has developed anative application for the ‘smart’ Apple Watch,using innovative geo-localisation technologyknown as “Geofencing” to locate the passenger within the airport, and also giving access to Vueling’s ‘Bring your flight forward’ service.

The new application for Apple Watch will be available for downloading free on 24th April, coinciding with the launch Apple’s smart watch inEurope, when Vueling passengers can view vital information without having to take their cell phones from their purses or pockets.

The application’s ‘Watchapp’ feature shows all the user’s reservations for the coming days, while the ‘Glance’ feature supplies real-time data about the current day’s flight or flights (flight number, seat, route, terminal, scheduled departure time, gate, seat, and flight status). The app is also used to by Vueling to notify the passenger of any last-minute changes.

Vueling’s strategy is to use technology to make travel easier and more efficient for the customerMarion Bauer,Vueling’s chief of E&M Commerce, says, ‘one of the most interesting aspects of this new app is the it enables us to create the contextualised and personalised proposals that a passenger may need at any time during the trip’.

Barcelona, 1st April 2015 – 16:51

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