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Kony Solutions

December 14, 2010 09:00 ET

Nearly 70 Percent of Major U.S. Airlines Have Migrated Their Mobile Offerings to Kony Mobile Travel

One Year After Kony Solutions Introduced the Kony Mobile Travel Platform and Application, Global Travel Brands Like United Airlines Have Adopted the Technology to Remarkable Results

SAN MATEO, CA--(Marketwire - December 14, 2010) -

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  • Kony Solutions, Inc. is the mobile application platform provider with Write Once, Run Everywhere technology
  • Kony Mobile Travel is a suite of pre-packaged mobile applications developed specifically for airline, hotel and auto rental companies
  • Leveraging Kony Solutions' technology, one U.S. airline that experienced a 145 percent increase in mobile ticket purchases, 50 percent increase in mobile check-ins and 134 percent increase log-ins to loyalty programs

One year since its introduction, Kony Mobile Travel has reached pervasive adoption. The largest U.S. domestic airline, in terms of passenger volume, and United Airlines, one of the world's top three airlines, are among just a few of the many U.S. travel companies that have migrated their mobile offerings to Kony Solutions, Inc.

For brands that have adopted Kony Mobile Travel, a suite of pre-packaged mobile applications developed specifically for airline, hotel and auto rental companies, the results have been significant. One U.S. airline experienced a 145 percent increase in mobile ticket purchases, 50 percent increase in mobile check-ins and a 134 percent increase log-ins to loyalty programs.

"We're thrilled the travel industry has responded so positively to the Kony Mobile Travel product and has seen such substantial results in such a short period of time," said Raj Koneru, CEO of Kony Solutions. "We're continuing to innovate our products and services to provide our clients with feature-rich mobile applications that optimize consumer engagement through ubiquitous deployment across all devices, operating systems and channels."

With Kony Mobile Travel applications, travelers can conduct real-time transactions such as book and amend flights, make hotel reservations, as well as other time saving features, including flight check-in, virtual room "keys," and electronic boarding passes on their mobile device. Kony Mobile Travel enables optimal consumer engagement through rapid launch of unique mobile offerings that deliver a full-featured, branded, mobile experience across all mobile channels such as native on-device applications, device-optimized mobile websites, SMS/MMS services, web gadgets and desktop applications. Over 10 of the most globally recognized travel brands have committed to Kony over the last year and certain brands have launched full mobile offerings in less than 12 weeks through Kony Mobile Travel.

Leveraging Kony's Write Once, Run Everywhere technology, the unique product offering allows for ubiquitous deployment across all mobile systems on the market today, including more than 8,000 mobile devices, tablets and popular operating systems, including the iPad, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Symbian, J2ME, Windows Phone 7 and Palm devices and more than 15 browsers, such as Apple Safari, Google Chrome, Firefox, as well as the HTML5 specification. 

About Kony Solutions
Kony Solutions enables Fortune 500 companies to offer consumers and employees feature-rich mobile applications in less time and at lower costs than any other solution available through the Kony Mobile Application Platform™ . Leveraging a Write Once, Run Everywhere single application definition, applications are designed and developed just once, in a device independent manner, and deployed across multiple channels, including on-device applications, mobile web, SMS, web gadgets, desktop applications, and tablets. Kony's unique platform is proven to future proof a company's mobile investment by enabling applications to be changed once for all channels, ensuring faster adoption of new operating systems and standards as they are introduced, while eliminating maintenance, upgrade and future development costs.

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