Saudi Arabian Airlines (Saudia), the flag carrier of the kingdom, announced that it will transfer its mobile services to Dublin-based Mobile Travel Technologies (MTT) in order to better meet the demands of its mobile-centric customers, Trade Arabia reported. The strategic partnership will see MTT, a leading mobile apps, mobile web and mobile technology products provider for airlines, delivering mobile apps for iPhone and Android as well as mobile Web offerings. The new Saudia app aims to provide an authentic user experience in Arabic with enhanced right to left navigation, and as such MTT will make app design and local usability testing paramount during this development. The apps will be rolled out in multiple phases, using agile development approach, to ensure quality and fast time to market. The initial stage of the project will include the iPhone app release with flight search, flight status and check-in functionalities as well as booking and payment capability.
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