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Flyte Systems Launches its FlytePad Mobile-Ready
Airport Information Service at HITEC


Real-time flight information via iPad gives hotel guests added confidence
and convenience anywhere on property

HITEC Booth #651


CHICAGO, IL June 16, 2010 –   Flyte Systems, the leading provider of airport travel information displays and digital signage content for the hospitality industry, digital signage, convention centers and related businesses, announces the launch of its FlytePad mobile-ready airport flight information system at HITEC 2010.

Stop by Flyte Systems’ booth #651 at HITEC and enter our drawing for a chance to win an iPad of your own.

The new mobile-ready FlytePad delivers real-time airline information via the iPad, enabling hotel guest service staff to provide guests with real-time airline information anywhere and anytime.  FlytePad is a valuable new service that adds confidence to guest travel plans. 
 
FlytePad enables guest service staff to provide flight information from any location, such as an airport shuttle (3G version), lobby location or elsewhere on property. Users can instantly sort FlytePad’s information by any field, such as destination city, airline or time.
 
Mobile-ready data for highly mobile users
Russell John, GM at the Holiday Inn and Suites Rosemont, saw potential for FlytePad at properties whose shuttle may have more than just a few minutes’ drive to the airport.  “With FlytePad 3G, the shuttle driver can provide last minute gate changes and flight status just as the travelers leave the shuttle.”
 
Inspiring confidence, affordable convenience
“The FlytePad sets a new standard in airline information delivery for travelers,” says Scott Triphahn, vice president of Flyte Systems. “Hotels can now provide accurate, up-to-the-minute airline information to guests while also maximizing their staff’s mobility and productivity. Today’s traveler is savvy, deadline-oriented, and accustomed to instant information. The FlytePad is a convenient, portable way for hotels to stay ahead of the curve and give their guests the convenience and confidence they desire.”

Real-time flight information in your hand
What sets Flyte Systems apart from PC-based applications is the ability to post accurate, real-time airline flight arrival and departure information, not FAA-regulated scheduled departure times that do not list delays caused by air traffic control, aircraft maintenance, crew availability and weather.  Flyte Systems offers a suite of products that serve the traveling public including FlyteBoard, FlytePass, FlyteChannel and FlyteTouch. 
 
Many hotel properties also use Flyte Systems’ applications to increase revenue with innovative marketing approaches for distressed travelers.  For tips on how to generate revenue by providing guests with Flyte Systems airline information, please log on to the Flyte Systems website at www.flytesystems.com.
 
Demo FlytePad and print your boarding pass at HITEC booth #651
Flyte Systems will demonstrate FlytePad at HITEC booth #651.  Need to catch your flight in a hurry?  Come by the booth to print your boarding pass at the show to save time at Orlando International.  Visit us to learn about the new standard in airline travel information and how FlytePad creates a more positive and convenient experience for hotel guests.

About Flyte Systems
The Flyte Systems Division of Industrial Television Services (ITS), based in Chicago, Illinois, is the leading provider of subscription-based environmentally responsible airport flight information displays for the hospitality, convention center and digital signage industries and related businesses.  It delivers accurate, instant, airport-centric updates of flight information – not FAA-regulated scheduled departure times that may omit last minute changes.  Properties are able to differentiate their products and boost customer loyalty and repeat business with ’glance-and-go’ content critical to a traveler’s day.   Flyte Systems’ product suite builds upon ITS’ 50-year history as the leading provider of live flight information to airports, airlines, government agencies, port authorities and other travel-based businesses.  Flyte Systems was formed in 2007 to offer new Web-based travel technology and product lines.  In addition to using Energy Star-compliant digital displays, Flyte products help significantly reduce energy consumption by eliminating unnecessary trips to the airport.  Customers include Marriott, Hyatt, Westin, Embassy Suites, Holiday Inn, Days Inn, Hilton, Doubletree, Hotel Sofitel, Adam’s Mark, Renaissance and Crowne Plaza hotels, independent properties, convention centers and transportation centers.

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Contact:

Flyte Systems
Debbie Kalish, Account Executive
3515 Martens Street
Franklin Park, IL 60131
Phone: (877) 463-5983
Email: Debbie.Kalish@flytesystems.com  
www.flytesystems.com   
 
 
Media Contact:
Julie Keyser-Squires, APR
Softscribe Inc.
julie@softscribeinc.com
(404)256-5512
http://www.softscribeinc.com

 
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