DFW Airport introduces new Apple Watch app

25 February 2016 (Last Updated February 25th, 2016 18:30)

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport in the US state of Texas has launched a new Apple Watch app that provides users with flight information and notifications.

Dallas Fort Worth International (DFW) Airport in the US state of Texas has launched a new Apple Watch app that provides users with flight information and notifications.

With the launch of the new Apple Watch app, the DFW airport is ahead of all other US airports in supporting Apple Watch platform.

The DFW Apple Watch app, released along with an upgraded version of the DFW Mobile App, allows users to receive quick and easily accessible information on flights, parking and other services.

"More than 90% of DFW passengers are carrying smartphones and want information regarding their travel instantly."

DFW Airport chief executive officer Sean Donohue said: "More than 90% of DFW passengers are carrying smartphones and want information regarding their travel instantly.

"The DFW Mobile App and our new Apple Watch app allow us to provide customers real-time information tailored to their particular journey, and another example of how we are leveraging the use of technology to provide an overall customer experience that is warm welcoming and efficient."

The new version DFW Airport Mobile App was officially unveiled at the airport in November 2015.

Developed by M2mobi, the upgraded version of the Mobile App features an addition of six more languages that include Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, Traditional Chinese, Portuguese and Spanish.

The two apps are equipped with several functionalities that can enhance the travelling experience for customers.

The apps feature interactive maps, powerful search capabilities, personalised flight information and wayfinding touchscreen displays that shows easy directions.