America West Airlines Takes Off With Wireless Flight Information Enabled By Everypath

10th Jan 2001

America West Airlines (NYSE: AWA) today
announced the availability of anytime, anywhere customer access to real-time
flight status, flight schedules and FlightFund(TM) account activity.
Customers can now access real-time flight arrival times, departure times, gate
information, city-by-city current and future flight schedules, and recent
FlightFund(TM) account activity on Palm OS PDAs, Wireless Application Protocol
(WAP)-enabled cell phones and Blackberry (RIM) two-way pagers.  America West
partnered with Everypath, Inc., the leading mobile software platform and
services provider, to develop and deploy the wireless application.

“Providing our customers with access to pertinent flight information in a
timely and convenient manner underscores our commitment to our customers.  We
will continue to enhance our wireless services and offer more products and
information to customers anytime, anywhere,” said Scott Kirby, senior vice
president of e-Business at America West.  “Everypath was able to develop a
robust mobile offering on multiple devices in a short time frame and provided
a scalable solution that will grow with us as the mobile space continues to

“We give our customers the flexibility to grow at their own pace, even if
that pace is hugely accelerated,” explains Venktesh Shukla, chief executive
officer of Everypath.  “The Everypath Mobile Application Platform provides a
rapid application development environment that accommodates different types of
data sources and delivers applications and information to a broad variety of
devices.  It also provides extensibility to new applications and devices
whenever America West Airlines wants to add them.”
Detailed instructions on how to access information through wireless
devices is available on America West`s Web site,
Everypath is the leading software platform and services provider that
offers enterprises a secure and scalable mobile solution.  The Everypath
Mobile Application Platform and Intelligent Rendering(TM) process mobilize
corporate applications, database information and web content for customized
interaction with the widest array of wireless, broadband and voice devices—
including smart phones, PDAs, pagers, interactive TV and ordinary voice
telephones.  Everypath has over 60 customers and strategic alliances,
including Accenture, America West Airlines, Cap Gemini Ernst & Young, E*TRADE,
Engage, Hewlett-Packard, iPlanet, Liberate, Network Appliance, Paytrust,, Sun Microsystems and UpShot.  Everypath is headquartered in
San Jose, Calif., with international offices in India, Germany, Japan, the
Netherlands and the United Kingdom.  For more information visit or call toll free 1-800-355-1068.




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