Yahoo-Mail-notifications-01Yahoo updated its Yahoo Mail mobile apps today bringing new travel and event notifications to the app for iPhone and iPad.

For travel, the app’s “Today” view will now display information on flights including when flights are cancelled or delayed, and users will be able to “get directions to the airport, call the airline to rebook your flight or go directly to the airline website” in a single tap.

And once you land at your destination, you’ll receive suggestions for the top restaurants and attractions in the area, with reviews and pictures from Yelp.”

Yahoo-Mail-notificaitons-02The updated Yahoo Mail app also provides notifications for events in the Today view from Evite, Eventbrite, and Ticketmaster, event information, and the ability to view and share directions.

Yahoo also said the update includesthe latest headlines with News notifications” that can be switched off in Settings. All of the new features are available in the U.S. only.

The updated Yahoo Mail app for iPhone and iPad is available on the App Store now.

What’s New in Version 3.2.8

– The Multi-talented Yahoo Mail app is now even smarter. Now in Yahoo Today, view your upcoming flight details plus get real time updates of flight delays or changes. Also, see your upcoming events which you can map directions to and easily share with friends. Available in the US only. – Stay on top of the latest headlines with News notifications. Turn it on or off anytime under Settings. Available in the US only. – Performance improvements – Bug fixes

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