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Known as the iMapWeather Radio App, the system provides information on life-threatening weather – from tornadoes to floods to hurricanes – on a mobile device and offers features that the developer says go beyond traditional weather radio broadcasting services. Read more
American Airlines has released the first version of its iPhone application, saying the free app for iPhone and iPod Touch offers customers a new way to stay connected with the airline while they are traveling. Read more
Airport ground-transportation operator The GO Group has launched a new web-based application that allows travelers to book a GO airport shuttle from their iPhones. Read more
Alaska Airlines and sister regional carrier Horizon Air have launched three mobile travel applications designed for iPhone, BlackBerry and Windows Mobile users. Read more
Daily U.S. newspaper USA Today has developed a free iPhone travel application available for download from the Apple App Store. Read more
La Quinta Inns & Suites has launched a free iPhone and iPod Touch application through the iTunes App Store to help its customers find and book at any LaQuinta hotel. Read more
Air Canada says it has become the first North American airline to release an Apple iPhone/iPod touch application. Read more
The new aircraft will start flying the Mumbai-Brussels route on December 22, according to Jet Airways. A second new Airbus A330-300 will be delivered later this month, with two more arriving in 2013. Read more
Qatar Airways has unveiled new Business Class seats and Economy Class seats for its Boeing 787s at the International Travel Bourse in Berlin, as well as a revamped in-flight entertainment system which will feature in the airline's new aircraft type. Read more
Here's a terrific, free idea for a Valentine's Day gift, even if belated: Scandinavian Airlines has published the eighth edition of the SAS Crew Guide, its annual travel guidebook. The guide is mainly available as a free app for iPhone, iPod Touch and Android devices. Read more
Horizon Air is launching daily non-stop service from San Diego to the California cities of Monterey and Santa Rosa and twice-daily service from San Diego to Fresno. The carrier will also begin twice-daily service between Reno in Nevada and Bay Area city San Jose. Read more
Costing $1.99 to buy, the 'Onmaway' app automatically lets other people know a user's location over time, whether it be their spouse while the user is away for 20 minutes or the user's social network for the length of a cross-country or international trip lasting months. Read more
Alaska Airlines has relaunched its application for the iPhone and iPod touch in order to offer several new features aimed at providing customers with convenient and quick access to their most important travel information. Read more
Passengers will access the new, free platform through their own mobile communications devices or laptops and the content for GOL's IFE platform will be automatically updated on landing at nine major Brazilian airports. GOL says the IFE platform will be the first of its kind. Read more
A survey of more than 4,700 international business travelers published by travel-, medical-, security- and concierge-assistance firm International SOS reveals that a high majority of those traveling to high-risk destinations are happy to have their locations tracked via their mobile devices. Read more
Compatible with iPhone and Android devices, the Tourism Australia app includes a number of features aimed at reinforcing the organization's global marketing campaign, 'There's nothing like Australia'. Read more
American Airlines says it is the first North American airline to begin testing a new in-flight streaming-video product from Aircell, which will allow customers to stream content such as movies and TV shows wirelessly from an in-flight library to their personal Wi-Fi-enabled devices during flight. Read more
Hospitality and travel company Carlson is renaming its 'goldpoints plus' hotel loyalty program as 'Club Carlson', with the new program offering additional redemption and earning features upon its launch on March 31. Read more
The SkyTeam iPhone App contains a variety of useful features for travelers, including worldwide airline flight schedules, flight status, weather information with seven-day forecasts, notifications to users of updates and changes, an airport locator and important contact phone numbers. Read more