Points Partners with App in the Air to Integrate In-App Loyalty Tracking and Transactions
With new Points Loyalty Wallet integration, App in the Air is now a single destination to track flight information and loyalty rewards.
Points (TSX:PTS) (Nasdaq:PCOM), the global leader in loyalty currency management, today announced a partnership with App in the Air, the travel app helping users navigate the entire flying process. With this partnership, Points will power the new loyalty section for App in the Air which gives users the ability to register, track and transact between their favorite travel loyalty programs.
At App in the Air, we're dedicated to making the process of flying as simple as possible for our users. Through this partnership, App in the Air now helps travelers with every part of the flying process - from tracking and managing flights and now associated travel loyalty rewards - all in one convenient place.
With this integration, App in the Air will introduce a new loyalty section into its app, powered by the Points Loyalty Wallet, where users can store loyalty information from more than 100 global loyalty rewards programs and exchange loyalty currencies between participating programs. This loyalty section will grant participating loyalty programs exposure to App in the Air's member base of over 1.7 million frequent travelers.
We're excited to again leverage our Loyalty Commerce Platform and partner with such a highly-regarded travel app, to increase the utility and accessibility of loyalty rewards for frequent travelers. By providing App in the Air users with easier access to their loyalty information, we're helping to provide a more comprehensive travel experience and allowing loyalty programs to further engage their customers by delivering value to them through a new channel.
Powered by Points' Loyalty Commerce Platform, the Points Loyalty Wallet is a set of platform capabilities accessible via hosted solution or APIs that allow loyalty programs, merchants and other product partners to embed balance tracking and loyalty commerce transactions into their product offerings whether on the web or in an app. It enables access to an industry-sanctioned global Loyalty Commerce Network that facilitates the ability to distribute loyalty currencies that users already know and love.
Points, publicly traded as Points International Ltd. (TSX:PTS)(Nasdaq:PCOM), provides loyalty eCommerce and technology solutions to the world's top brands to power innovative services that drive increased loyalty program revenue and member engagement. With a growing network of over 50 global loyalty programs integrated into its unique Loyalty Commerce Platform, Points offers three core private or co-branded services: its Buy Gift and Transfer service retails loyalty points and miles directly to consumers; its Points Loyalty Wallet service offers any developer transactional access to dozens of loyalty programs and their hundreds of millions of members via a package of APIs; and its Points Travel service helps loyalty programs increase program revenue from hotel bookings, and provides more opportunities for members to earn and redeem loyalty rewards more quickly. Points is headquartered in Toronto with offices in San Francisco and London.
About App in the Air
App in the Air - your personal flying assistant that keeps you up-to-date with your flight: real time status, airport tips and in-airport navigation maps, flight profile with all your flights logged. Even more: app works offline (gate changes and flight status updates are delivered via SMS which requires no data roaming). With over 1.7 million users, App in the Air is accepted by over 1,000 airlines and 5,000 airports across the globe. Nominated as a top 10 travel app and ranked among the "Best of 2015" in the Apple App Store with 4.2 star reviews in app stores (Apple, Google, Microsoft). App in the Air has also been named to numerous app review websites, listed among the top 10 travel apps.