“Game-changing” app FLIO wins ‘Best Mobile Travel Solution’ award

FLIO, the global airport app, has been recognised as ‘Best Mobile Travel Solution’ at the Eyefor Travel Awards 2016, which honours innovative solutions in the travel industry. FLIO competed with finalists Apteligent and RoamingAround to win the prestigious international award for this category. “This recognition within the travel industry is a great moment for us,” comments Stephan Uhrenbacher, FLIO CEO and co-founder. “We have already been called a game-changing app and this win vindicates our belief that with FLIO we are genuinely changing the way in which airports can serve the needs of travellers.”

Stephan Uhrenbracher FLIOCEO

FLIO is a free app designed to help travellers get around the airport, connect to the airport’s Wi-Fi, gives access to lounges and has great deals for food and shopping. Stephan Uhrenbracher, FLIO CEO and co-founder: “With FLIO we support their journey through the airport, with access to free Wi-Fi and deals on food and shopping and services like lounge access and train tickets.”

Andy Watson FLIO co-founder

Andy Watson, FLIO co-founder, accepted the award for ‘Best Mobile Travel Solution’ at the Eyefor Travel Awards 2016.

Finalists in the other two categories of Eyefor Travel’s award 2016, which took place in San Francisco, include American Airlines and Hotelplanner and past winners and finalists for these awards include KLM, TripAdvisor, Marriot Hotels, Carlson Wagonlit Travel and Best Western. The awards jury said: “Anybody who makes it to the final is a big deal and FLIO is and amazing product. The WI-FI feature alone is very useful to any traveller.”

Designed to “take the stress out of the airport”, FLIO was founded last year to provide travellers with live information about arrival, departures times and gates at 900 airports, as well as access to the official free Wi-Fi at 400 airports. Moreover, travellers can find airport information, such as tips about sleeping areas and special facilities – shower rooms, cinemas and spas – and the fastest route from airport to city or terminal map layouts at 250 airports. In addition, customers can access and book more than 60 lounges from FLIO’s partners Swissport Aspire and Plaza Premium Lounges globally and enjoy exclusive deals on food and shopping.

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FLIO CEO Stephan Uhrenbacher to present at ACI EUROPE Airport Commercial & Retail Conference

Learn more about digital innovations to enhance the airport commercial experience at the 25th ACI EUROPE Airport Commercial & Retail Conference & Exhibition, 11-13 April 2016, hosted by Helsinki Airport. Stephan Uhrenbacher, CEO and founder of FLIO, will participate in the Fifth Working Session is entitled “What should the ideal airport shopper’s digital journey of today be like?” The session’s defining presentation will be delivered by Mark Bergsrud, CEO of Grab, with additional panellists from Helsinki Airport, Athens International Airport, The Change Group, and Amadeus Services.

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