Clear Channel Airports Brings FLYsmart Mobile App to Huntsville International Airport
Free Location-Based App Providing Pertinent Airport Information Now Available in Nearly 30 Markets
HUNTSVILLE, Ala.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Clear Channel Airports (CCA), the world’s leading marketer of airport advertising, today announced the launch of its popular mobile app – FLYsmart – in Huntsville International Airport. The free location-based app available for iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, Android and Blackberry devices allows air travelers to browse live feeds of arrival and departure information and quickly locate services and amenities both inside the airport terminal and in the surrounding city.
“We’re very excited to bring FLYsmart to Huntsville. Now, our airport passengers and visitors can have their own personal directory that provides all the information they need right in the palm of their hand,” said Barbie Peek, Director of Marketing, Huntsville International Airport.
Launched in 2010 as part of the Geodelic network, FLYsmart is available in 33 airports and accessible by more than one million users. The app works by mapping and displaying all the immediate information air travelers need in the airport, from newsstands, gift shops and restaurants to terminal information, restrooms, as well as hotels, services and information outside the airport. In addition to providing valuable information to travelers, the app offers unique marketing opportunities for local and national advertisers to improve the passenger experience and provide a positive brand association to millions of airport passengers.
“FLYsmart is an effective vehicle for marketers to deliver their messages to current and prospective customers. Hotels, restaurants, local attractions and transportation companies are just a few of the key industries that are already using FLYsmart to reach affluent business and leisure travelers,” said Toby Sturek, President of Clear Channel Airports.
Visit www.flysmartapp.com to get started now.
Clear Channel Airports is the premiere airport advertising company in North America, whose programs serve as a catalyst for promoting tourism, economic development and community support for local airports. Clear Channel Airports has grown to handle more than 260 airport programs throughout North and Central America, the Caribbean and the Pacific Rim.
Clear Channel Airports programs have won thirteen airport advertising awards for our airport partners from Airports Council International (ACI-NA), the largest airport organization in North America. Winning programs include: Denver, CO; Dallas, TX; Columbus, OH; Norfolk, VA; Halifax, Nova Scotia; and St. Thomas, USVI.
About Clear Channel Airports
Dedicated to airport advertising for more than 37 years, Clear Channel Airports is the premier innovator of contemporary display concepts. The Company, a division of Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings, Inc. (NYSE:CCO), the world’s largest outdoor advertising company, currently operates more than 260 airport programs across the globe and has a presence in 32 of the top 50 U.S. markets with major airports. More information can be found on Clear Channel Airports and Clear Channel Outdoor by visiting www.clearchannelairports.com and www.clearchanneloutdoor.com.
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Released September 19, 2011