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OAG Launches New Instant Flight Software For PDA


CHICAGO -- Dec. 17, 2004 -- OAG, the world’s leading independent source of flight schedule information, announces the launch of OAG Flight-Finder, a new software program that allows travelers to download comprehensive and unbiased flight information to his or her PDA.

OAG Flight-Finder enables travelers to download and browse extensive flight details at all times from the world’s most comprehensive flight schedule database. With access to more than 950 airline carriers’ schedules, OAG Flight-Finder assists customers in searching for alternative flights, and provides them with instant airline reservation numbers. Other features will include:

-- Autosynch capabilities keep the most current information on PDAs

-- One touch function shows chosen routes on each day of the week

-- Easily view all flights departing in the next three months

-- Add chosen flight schedule to a Microsoft(R) Outlook calendar

“So many of us have to change our travel plans at the last minute, which is typically a hassle,” notes Kathy Marr, vice president of marketing, OAG. “Flight-Finder will allow the end-user to be prepared for any circumstance and to travel worry-free.”

OAG Flight-Finder is available in Basic and Plus editions in several geographic versions, including North America, Latin America, Europe and Asia. The OAG North American Plus version includes the following coverage in less than 3 MB of memory:

-- Nearly 300 airlines, including low cost carriers

-- More than 230,000 flight schedules

-- Flights within North America and to key international cities

-- Over 1,100 airports

-- More than 15,000 city pairs

For a limited time, OAG is offering OAG Flight-Finder for a free two-week introductory trial. For more information or to purchase OAG Flight-Finder, please visit or call 630-515-2110.

About OAG

OAG is a global content management company specializing in travel and transport.

OAG’s expertise is in managing large amounts of data and building applications and products to get that information into the hands of people who need it.

OAG controls a variety of travel related content. It is best known for its airline schedules database, which holds flight details for 1,000 airlines and more than 3,000 airports and is updated approximately ten times each second.

OAG provides a broad range of products for business and consumer customers, available in virtually any way the customer wants it: internet, PDA, mobile, digital and print.

OAG is a private company with over 450 staff in Europe, America and Asia.


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