Twitter flying high: Lufthansa offers on board facilities

Lufthansa offers plane location info for Twitter, Facebook. Lufthansa has designed an online tool to allow air travelers to share updates during their journeys via Twitter and Facebook.

Dubbed MySkyStatus, the application takes users’ flight information, including departure and arrival data, and matches it to Lufthansa’s feed of airline traffic. The result: automated tweets or Facebook status messages when flights take-off and land, as well as updates en route.

As quoted in media, “Lufthansa digital agency Profero in New York devised the tool, available for any flight, as a simple way to prove the brand’s differentiation, which is its “passion for precision,” says Profero North America CEO Wayne Arnold.

Lufthansa plans to support MySkyStatus with a marketing campaign, and it is considering integrating that effort with the booking engine on