NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - Aug 21, 2012) - CheapOair, a leading online travel agency, announced today the debut of its Windows 8 app, currently available for download with the preview edition of this new platform. Windows 8 is the highly anticipated next version of Microsoft Windows, which will officially launch in October 2012, and is accessible on all personal computers, laptops, netbooks and tablets. To secure an immediate presence as the first online travel agency to offer an app for Windows 8, CheapOair developed the app to be available on the preview version of the platform. This app joins CheapOair's already outstanding suite of award-winning mobile applications, including the 5/5 star-rated iPhone app.
"We are pleased to have been chosen by Microsoft to work with them in creating the first online travel agency app for Windows 8," says Sam Jain, CEO of CheapOair.com. "As travelers increasingly rely on mobile technology to research and book travel, CheapOair will continue to develop technology that will keep us on the forefront of this ever expanding space."
CheapOair's Windows 8 app allows customers to quickly and efficiently sort through millions of discounted flights by price, stops and departure/arrival time. Customers are then able to easily identify the best vacation options for their needs and book straight from their device at anytime from anywhere in the world. Additional features include:
- Safe, industry standard SSL security
- The ability to check previous bookings and upcoming trips
- 24/7 customer support
CheapOair currently offers a comprehensive selection of mobile apps for the iPhone, Android and Windows Phone as well as a separate mobile website. The Windows 8 app will serve as an additional resource for users to access the fastest flight book experience. All CheapOair apps offer sleek, easy-to-use designs which constantly put them at the top of user reviews and award lists including the recently attained Communicator Awards.
As a major player at the forefront of the travel industry, CheapOair is now ranked fifth in traffic per Experian Hitwise among the travel agency category with company sales that have grown from $825Million in 2009 to $1.6Billion in 2010 and at $2.35Billion for 2011. For more information, please visit CheapOair or call 888-516-4914.
A leading supplier of airline tickets, hotels, car rentals and vacation packages, CheapOair offers value and convenience to savvy shoppers looking for affordable, one-stop travel solutions. Its portfolio of products includes car rentals that start at just $10 a day, over 100 million airfares on 400 global airlines, 100,000 negotiated hotels and vacation packages, all at the guaranteed lowest rates. CheapOair is now available anywhere via the CheapOair Mobile App for Android, iPhone and Windows, or the CheapOair mobile site. For more information, please visit CheapOair or call 888-516-4914.