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Top Android App: FlightTrack

Top Android App: FlightTrack

FlightTrack allows you to track domestic and international flights in real-time. Stay up-to-date!

  • Version: 1.5.2
  • Size: 2.23MB
  • Category: Travel
  • Price: $4.99



If you’re a frequent flyer, this app is definitely worth the price. You will appreciate the real-time updates that keep you from wasting time waiting for delayed/canceled flights or missing flights due to gate changes.

Main features:

  • Live flight status and gate information
  • Live flight tracker maps (including speed, altitude, and location)
  • Homescreen widget with latest flight status
  • Offline mode
  • Data synchronization with TripIt Travel Organizer (only with TripIt Pro, paid upgrade)



A couple great aspects of this app are the ability to share flight information directly from within the app via email, text message, and twitter. This is a great way to keep loved ones updated on your status. Also, the option to select a flight as a “repeating flight” is great if you’re often making the same trip over and over again (or if you work for the airline!).

Pros:

  • Notifications from the FAA, airline, or airport when there’s a change in gate, departure, or arrival, plus any time changes that are greater than 10 minutes apart
  • Widget keeps you informed from the homescreen
  • Data automatically refreshed every 5 minutes



Areas for improvement:

  • Flight information not always accurate, but not really the app’s fault



Conclusion: A must have app for any business traveler or frequent flyer. Don’t be caught off-guard again!

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