iFly.com to Help Travelers Find their Way through Airports with New GPS Terminal Maps

In-Terminal Navigation Feature Added to Company’s Popular iFly Mobile Applications

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Screenshot of GPS location on the Airport Terminal Maps.

Screenshot of GPS location on the Airport Terminal Maps.

We’ve added the GPS function of the iPhone to our pre-scaled terminal maps, so now you can see where you are in airports in relation to gates and amenities. This will take a lot of guesswork out of finding your way inside airports.

Los Gatos, CA (PRWEB) May 24, 2011

iFly.com, developer of the most comprehensive flier's guide to over 700 commercial airports, today announced a new release of its popular iFly & iFly Pro applications for iTunes. In addition to providing extensive airport data and maps, iFly Pro’s new release adds GPS location to their unique airport terminal maps, allowing in-terminal navigation to gates and amenities.

Now iFly & iFly Pro users can locate where they are in hundreds of airports and quickly navigate where they need to go. “We’ve added the GPS function of the iPhone to our pre-scaled terminal maps, so now you can see where you are in airports in relation to gates and amenities. This will take a lot of guesswork out of finding your way inside airports,” says Anthony Hanseder, CEO of iFly.com. With iFly’s in-terminal navigation, passengers can now find out where their gate is located or quickly find the nearest restaurant, restroom, airline lounge, etc.

As featured on the Today Show, in the NY Times, and recognized by Travel & Leisure magazine as “the most comprehensive airport guide online,” iFly.com has continued to deliver its airport-centric content to a wide range of travelers, where and when they need it, by accessible on both web and mobile devices. In addition to flight tracking, iFly delivers traveler help tips, like carry-on/checked baggage allowance rules, airport security ID requirements, traveling with kids or pets, and help on everything from packing to parking to checking bags.

“Adding location-awareness to iFly’s popular mobile applications was a natural fit given our extensive database of airports and amenities, making the world’s airports more accessible and navigable for novice and expert travelers alike,” concluded Hanseder.

Version 2.4 of the iFly Airport Guide (free), and the iFly Pro Airport & Flight Guide (paid) are both currently available in the iTunes App Store.

About iFly.com
iFly.com & the iFly for iTunes applications provide airport information on hundreds of airports, including airport & flight status, directions, terminal maps, parking, layover ideas, security wait times, and much more. iFly.com and the iFly Airport Guide for iPhone apps were created to fill an informational void felt by many frustrated air travelers. While many web sites and mobile travel apps have a piece of the information needed for a business or leisure trip, iFly provides a single destination to help travelers get to, through, and around airports. With over 1 million unique visitors per month, iFly.com is one of the world’s most trusted sources for travel-related content. iFly.com, based in Los Gatos, CA, is owned and operated by Red Cirrus, LLC.

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