Dallas/Fort Worth Airport Releases Mobile App

Most airlines already have their own smartphone app; now the airports are getting in on the action. Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport (DFW) has launched a free app that gives passengers up-to-the-minute information on flights, parking, shopping, restaurants and other airport services.

Dallas Fort Worth Airport releases mobile app

One feature shows you what food and shopping outlets are available within five minutes of a particular boarding gate—handy when you’re rushing to catch your flight and want to grab a magazine or sandwich en route. On request, the app will also deliver “push notifications” to automatically alert you when your flight details change.

“The DFW Airport mobile app has everything a passenger needs to make a trip through DFW faster and more efficient,” said Ken Buchanan, the airport’s executive vice president for revenue management.

DFW sought extensive passenger feedback to help guide the app’s development. During a two-month trial period last year, over 100 travelers enlisted as volunteer beta testers.

The DFW Airport App is available for iOS, Android, and Blackberry devices.

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