Freedom From PNR Hassles for Android Users

                  Freedom From PNR Hassles for Android Users

  PR Newswire

  NEW DELHI, August 14, 2013

NEW DELHI, August 14, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Launches "ixigo PNR Status" to Make Trip Management Easier , India's leading travel planningand search engine, has launched an
innovative mobile application " ixigo PNR status" that enables automated
management of all train and flight trips along-with intelligent alerts and
notifications for status changes. This first-of-its-kind intuitive application
has been launched for Android smartphones and can be downloaded from the
Google Play Store for free. The app supports Indian Railway (IRCTC) trains and
all ex-India flight PNRs and their statuses.

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With more than 1.5 lakhs daily domestic flight passengers and a whopping 20
million daily train commuters in India, the app comes as a respite to millions
of travelers grappling with multiple pain points like slow & frustrating
tracking of PNR statuses, misplacement of PNR numbers, website load times,
time consuming tracking of flight and train schedule and even keeping track of
multiple PNRs for various modes of trips.

ixigo PNR status app from ixigo comes as an elixir to take away all such
hassles from travel thereby making travel a more happy and enjoyable
experience. The key features of the app include:

● Automated PNR discovery - ixigoPNR status is the only application that
automatically reads the PNR confirmation SMS sent by the airline or train and
uses it to automatically to update its "my trips" list.

● Reviewing PNR status alerts: Once the app reads the sms residing in the same
mobile set, it starts sending out regular PNR status alerts (RAC to confirmed,
cancellations etc.) on real time basis.

● Sending train and flight delay alerts: Intimates passengers about flight
delays and train delays a few hours in advance so that they can plan

● Sending flight web check-in alerts - The only app to alert users to notify
the opening of web check-in for flights.

● Paperless boarding for trains and airplanes: Environmental friendly
application takes out the need to print tickets. Specially useful at the
airport gate and for showing your PNR confirmation to the TTE on trains.

● Ability to track all trips at one place: Enables easy management of all your
trips and PNRs with a single view.

Speaking about the app , Mr. Rajnish Kumar, Chief Technology Officer &
Co-founder, said, "We are breaking new ground with the ixigo PNR
status app. It works like magic to read, manage and notify everything
important related to one's flight or train trip. All you need to do is to
install the app and ensure you get SMS confirmations for trains and flights on
your phone. We'll take care of the rest!"

Ixigo has a suite of apps which are specially created to resolve specific
travel needs like booking flights and hotels , on the way , in Goa  and
Indian rails and trains which has had over one million downloads in just three
months and is the no 1 travel app on google play store followed by on the way
at no 20.

The ixigo PNR status app can be downloaded from the Google Play Store to enjoy
the most seamless PNR status tracking experience on your mobile.

About is India's leading travel planning and search website, voted as the
Product of the Year 2013, in the Travel category. Launched in 2007 by IIT,
INSEAD and Amadeus alumni,'s vision is to simplify the life of
travelers through innovative travel products for internet and mobile. The
website searches, aggregates and curates travel information across hundreds of
travel sites and allows travelers to access relevant information on tourist
destinations, places to visit, things to do, modes of transport, driving
directions, hotels, restaurants, weather and more. has launched many
industry-first innovations and won several prestigious awards and recognitions
from TiE, NASSCOM, BusinessToday, Red Herring and Mint. is an
investee company of SAIF Partnersand MakeMyTrip Limited.

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Primary Media Contact: Saurabh Srivastava, , 91-124-4617884

Secondary Media Contact: Simran Kodesia, , 91-8588832406

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