Air New Zealand offers London visitors a new iPhone application – London Spot-on

Air New Zealand is offering its passengers an iPhone extension of it’s famous Inflight Concierge service.

London-Spot-On™, a free iPhone application which can be downloaded from iTunes, helps travelers find the top local spots for a purchase or a pint, provides one-touch access to resources such as travel deals, tube maps, hand-picked recommendations and can’t-miss events, tourist sites, and insider recommendations on local secrets.

Features include:

  • Personally-recommended places to eat, shop, relax and experience
  • One-touch access to query Air New Zealand Concierge staff
  • Hand-picked Activities sorted by genre, source and proximity
  • Interactive Tube Map
  • London Taxi numbers pre-programmed
  • Eavesdrop on local Twitter chatter
  • Plan a trip offline, roaming or even at 30,000 feet in ‘plane mode.’ Sync feature enables download of the latest local activities directly to the iPhone or iTouch.
  • Automatically awaits Wi-FI connection prior to downloading updates, saving on international data roaming fees
  • Direct access to air fares and special Air New Zealand offers and promotions

The application is compatible with iPhone and iTouch and requires the iPhone 2.0 software update.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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