CheapOair Launches Award-Winning Flight Search App for Amazon’s Kindle Fire

NEW YORK, March 8, 2013

Leading travel website, CheapOair ( announced its award-winning Flight Search app is now available on Amazon’s Kindle Fire. As the newest expansion to CheapOair’s suite of mobile apps, the Kindle Fire app joins the impressive line of highly rated iPhone, iPad, Android, Windows 7 and Windows 8, apps offered by the online travel agency.

Available in the Amazon app store, CheapOair’s Kindle Fire app serves as an efficient platform for customers to book travel from the palm of their hand. The app provides an easy and hassle-free process for searching affordable flights and car rentals on the go. Functions include quick and efficient sorting of millions of discounted flights by price, stops and departure or arrival times. Customers are able to easily book from their devices at anytime from anywhere in the world. Additional features are safe, industry standard SSL security, the ability to check previous bookings, view airport terminal maps, weather information, flight status updates and 24/7 customer support.

“We are proud to announce CheapOair’s latest Kindle Fire app, as it enhances our overall presence in the mobile technology space,” said Sam Jain, CEO at CheapOair. “Given the influence mobile technology has in today’s society, we are committed to ensure our services are always readily available to help our customers save time and money while traveling.”

As travelers increasingly rely on mobile devices to research and book trips, CheapOair continues to expand its mobile offerings. In addition to their app on multiple platforms, CheapOair offers a separate mobile site that is accessible by anyone with an Internet enabled phone. All CheapOair platforms offer sleek, easy-to-use designs which constantly put them at the top of user reviews and award lists.

SOURCE: CheapOair

Chris Cuddy Joins Fareportal Executive Board

NEW YORK, March 7, 2013

Fareportal, a travel technology company, today announced Chris Cuddy has joined the team as the new Chief Commercial Officer. Cuddy brings over 25 years of experience building and growing private and public engineering enabled companies with an international focus.

“We are proud to announce Chris Cuddy as Fareportal’s new Chief Commercial Officer,” said Sam Jain, CEO of Fareportal. “His wealth of experience leading online consumer companies and his skills in engineering, marketing, and business development make him a true asset to our team.”

As Chief Commercial Officer, Cuddy will work with Fareportal to build and enhance the team’s product development and engineering to drive business growth.

Prior to Fareportal, Cuddy served as CEO of Cheapflights Media, Europe’s largest online flights search engine. Cheapflights refers over $3 billion of airline ticket sales annually to its travel partners in over 12 countries. Previously he was CEO of Engage Inc., an early online advertising network.

Cuddy has also held senior roles at CMGI, Computer Sciences, and Goldman Sachs. He has served on the initial teams of Bluestreak technology and MECA software, and is Executive Chairman of ezCater and a screening committee member of Launchpad Venture Group.

Cuddy earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from George Washington University and his Master in Business Administration degree from Carnegie Mellon University.

SOURCE: Fareportal