EaseMyTrip joins hands with VariFlight for real-time positional tracking of flights


New Delhi: EaseMyTrip, one of the India’s leading online travel aggregators has joined hands with VariFlight, a leading aviation data provider, to provide real-time flight information on both EaseMyTrip website and its mobile app. With this, EaseMyTrip customers will be able to track a flight while they are on the move i.e. real-time positional tracking of flights would be available to the customers.

Users will also be able to look for updated information of their flights and optimize their travel plan accordingly. VariFlight is set to provide a comprehensive flight dataset which includes flight schedule and live flight status information. Users having EaseMyTrip app in their phones will receive instant push-notifications of any changes in the status of a flight (e.g. gates, delays, estimated takeoff/landing time, etc.) booked through EaseMyTrip.

VariFlight has been working ardently towards coming up with innovative application of aviation data. Its data products including flight status API and Flight Happiness Index (FHI) are helping partners to improve online air shopping satisfactions for end users across their flight journeys.

With this partnership, EaseMyTrip will also provide its users with facilities like flight on-time performance index, real-time notifications about changing status of flights, boarding intimation, arrival / departure status, gate changes, etc.

Speaking on this, Mr. Rikant Pitti, Co-Founder & COO, EaseMyTrip said, “We are extremely happy to be collaborating with VariFlight to offer better experience to our users. Our aim is to make travel bookings smooth-as-glass for our customers. By integrating VariFlight’s aviation data into the EMT app, our users will be able to track everything related to their flight bookings at the click of a button.”

“We are thrilled to be chosen by EaseMyTrip as the flight status information provider. We will continue to develop more competitive data-driven services for our worldwide partners, especially those from emerging markets, with the hope that more people can enjoy an efficient air travel experience,” said Mr. Zheng Hongfeng, Founder and CEO of VariFlight.

The companies together are working towards developing integrated solutions to simplify their overall travel experience.