Star Alliance Navigator App Goes Android

March 11, 2014   Business News
(PRLEAP.COM) March 11, 2014 - Frankfurt, Germany Users of Android mobile devices now have all travel related Star Alliance information at their fingertips. Thanks to the new Star Alliance Navigator App for Android, details of the wide-ranging Alliance services and benefits are now accessible at a touch of a button. Grouped into several categories, these include:

Travel services
  • Flight Search browse the member carrier schedules of more than 21,900 daily flights to 1328 airports in 195 countries.
  • Flight Status Track any Star Alliance member airline flight.
  • Lounge Finder Details of the more than 1,000 Star Alliance and member airline lounges available worldwide
  • Airport Information Weather, City Guides, Lounges and member airlines serving

  • Star Alliance Benefits
    This section details the various benefits Star Alliance offers across its global network, such as Frequent Flyer Programme advantages and lounge access, as well as additional benefits for Gold Status customers.

    Explore
    Find all the necessary information on how far your travels on Star Alliance can take you from this single source, containing essential travel related information such as flight schedules, airport information, lounges and the status of flights.

    Member airline details
    Learn about each of our member airlines, from basic facts to contact numbers as well as images and videos.

    Technical information
    The app can be downloaded from the Star Alliance website at: http://www.staralliance.com/en/services/mobile_services/android/or directly from Google play at: https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.staralliance.navigator
    It has been designed to run in Android 4.0 and above. Lower versions down to 2.3.3. will be supported, but might not provide the optimised experience. The initial version is designed for smartphones with the following resolutions: 480x800, 480x854, 800x1280 and 1080x1920.

    The Star Alliance Navigator App is now available for both Android and iOS operating systems. The Star Alliance originally launched its Navigator App for iPhone in 2011, followed by a bespoke App for the iPad in 2013. The introduction of a dedicated tablet App for Android is planned for later this year.

    Note: photos of the android app will be available from media library at: http://www.staralliance.com/en/press/media-library/images/

    About Star Alliance:
    The Star Alliance network was established in 1997 as the first truly global airline alliance to offer worldwide reach, recognition and seamless service to the international traveller. Its acceptance by the market has been recognized by numerous awards, including the Air Transport World Market Leadership Award and Best Airline Alliance by both Business Traveller Magazine and Skytrax. The member airlines are: Adria Airways, Aegean Airlines, Air Canada, Air China, Air New Zealand, ANA, Asiana Airlines, Austrian, Avianca, Brussels Airlines, Copa Airlines, Croatia Airlines, EGYPTAIR, Ethiopian Airlines, EVA Air, LOT Polish Airlines, Lufthansa, Scandinavian Airlines, Shenzhen Airlines, Singapore Airlines, South African Airways, SWISS, TAM Airlines, TAP Portugal, Turkish Airlines, THAI, United and US Airways. Air India has been announced as a future member airline with Avianca Brazil to join under the existing Avianca membership. Overall, the Star Alliance network offers more than 21,900 daily flights to 1,328 airports in 195 countries.

    About South African Airways
    South African Airways (SAA) is a Star Alliance member which offers more than 21,900 daily flights to 1,328 airports in 195 countries.

    The airlines core business is the provision of passenger airline and cargo transport services together with related services, which are provided through SAA and its four wholly owned subsidiaries: SAA Technical; Mango its low cost carrier; Air Chefs, the catering entity of SAA and South African Travel Centre (SATC).

    The airline operates to 42 destinations worldwide with its domestic market operating 660 flights in total per week between Johannesburg Cape Town, Durban, East London and Port Elizabeth, from its Johannesburg hub, as well as code-shared flights between Lanseria Cape Town and Durban. Regionally, SAA offers 26 destinations across the African continent. Its international network creates links to all major continents from South Africa through 11 direct routes and code shares, with daily international flights from the city of Johannesburg.
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