SEATGURU ADDS NEW SEATMAP SEARCH FUNCTIONALITY
Allows Fliers to Search its 700+ Seatmaps By Flight Number or Route
NEWTON, Mass., May 12, 2010 — SeatGuru, the web’s most comprehensive resource for airline information, today announced the launch of a new search by flight number or route feature that allows travelers to quickly find the best seats on their flights. With the feature, travelers can simply enter their flight number or route into the new tool to find the corresponding seatmap for their upcoming flight.
“Over the past year, airlines have added a myriad of new charges for preferred seat assignments, early boarding, and exit row seats,” said Jami Counter, Senior Director, SeatGuru. “Add to this the fact that legroom for the same seat on the same aircraft can vary by as much as six inches from airline to airline, and it’s more important than ever for travelers to get the best seats for their money when they fly. With SeatGuru’s new search functionality, we’ve made this easier than ever for travelers.”
To search by flight number, travelers simply need to select their airline from a drop down list and then enter their flight number. SeatGuru will then find the seatmap for their flight, where users can determine the best seats based on the site's more than 25,000 flier reviews. Similarly, to search by flight route, travelers simply select their airline, origination and destination cities, and the date of their flight, and SeatGuru will find the corresponding seatmap.
Seatmaps found through the new search functionality on SeatGuru include both direct airline flights and codeshare flights, giving travelers the most accurate information possible about their flight's seat layout.
The new search tool is available now at www.seatguru.com.
SeatGuru (www.seatguru.com) is the web's most comprehensive resource for airline information, featuring 25,000+ flyer reviews on airline seats, services, and amenities, and helpful information and links about baggage and TSA regulations. SeatGuru offers more than 700 airline seat maps covering 95+ airlines to help travelers find the best seats before they fly. SeatGuru is part of the TripAdvisor Media Network.
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