Universal Connect Technology Allows Airline Operators to Manage Curbside
to On-Board E-Commerce Transactions
TORONTO, June 3 /CNW/ - GuestLogix Inc. (TSX-V:GXI), the leading provider
of on-board retail systems to the airline industry, today announced that it
has expanded its Mobile Virtual Store(TM) solution to support in-flight
broadband connectivity. When processing passenger transactions using
GuestLogix' technology platform, operators can securely use their connection
of choice, including the new in-flight broadband services from Air Cell and
Row 44, WiFi, cellular, infrared, Bluetooth, and RFID.
"GuestLogix is committed to ensuring that our Mobile Virtual Store(TM)
platform is compatible with the latest state-of-the-art connectivity options,"
said Tom Douramakos, President & CEO at GuestLogix. "As operators introduce
Internet on-board, increase in-flight entertainment and merchandising, and
unbundle services from traditional fares, our Mobile Virtual Store(TM)
platform enables them to readily capture new profitable revenue streams. Our
solution supports virtually all the connection permutations operators require
during pre-boarding, at the seat, and arrival activities."
The GuestLogix Mobile Virtual Store(TM) platform includes advanced secure
mobile payment devices, POS software and on-demand back office applications
that allow operators to plan, sell, promote, track and analyze sales. The
platform fully integrates with operators' web sites, on-board in-seat
screen/server based environments, and back office applications, including
frequent flyer and gift card programs, accounting, ERP, and logistics. The
GuestLogix retail system enables airline operators to move into on-board
retailing in as little as a month, depending on fleet size.
"The combination of our deep experience in the designing of mobile POS
terminals and our supporting software infrastructure, ideally positions
GuestLogix to introduce universal connect technology to our customer base,"
said Steve MacDonald, Chief Technology Officer at GuestLogix. "From hardware
configuration, microcode, device operating system and application code to
secure transmission over TCP/IP all the way through to our geographically
distributed, high-availability Service Oriented Architecture back office,
GuestLogix has mastered the full technical gamut for a 21st century 'purchase
More information about GuestLogix' universal connect approach is
available at www.guestlogix.com/universal_connect.html.
GuestLogix is the leading provider of on-board retail technology and
solutions to the passenger travel industry. Through its proprietary Mobile
Virtual Store(TM) platform, the Company provides air, rail and ferry operators
the tools to become successful on-board retailers, enhance service and drive
ancillary revenue growth. With a customer base consisting of world leading
airlines such as American Airlines, Delta Air Lines, Ryanair, Air Canada and
Alaska Airlines, GuestLogix currently serves more than 600 million passenger
trips annually. For additional information please visit www.guestlogix.com.
This news release includes certain forward-looking statements that are
based upon current expectations, which involve risks and uncertainties
associated with GuestLogix' business and the environment in which the business
operates. Any statements contained herein that are not statements of
historical facts may be deemed to be forward-looking, including those
identified by the expressions "anticipate", "believe", "plan", "estimate",
"expect", "intend", and similar expressions to the extent they relate to the
Company or its management. The forward-looking statements are not historical
facts, but reflect GuestLogix' current expectations regarding future results
or events. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks
and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ
materially from current expectations, including the matters discussed under
"Risks and Uncertainties" in the Filing Statement filed on April 23, 2008 with
the regulatory authorities. GuestLogix assumes no obligation to update the
forward-looking statements, or to update the reasons why actual results could
differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements.
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Sales: Tony Ashe, VP Sales Americas, GuestLogix, (410) 452-5940,
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