Update: FlightTrack v4.0, Massive Update With Enhanced Features for BlackBerry

October 20, 2011 | By | 1 Comment

Jennifer from Mobiata LLC let us know that FlightTrack has enhanced their app for BlackBerry with a new UI, support for BIS, and more! For those who travel or need to track flights, FlightTrack is a lifesaver. Check it out…

Here are the new improved features of this update:

  • New: Completely new, beautiful user interface!
  • New: Calendar integration! Saved flights can be automatically added to the calendar of your choice.
  • New: Sharing! Share flight status information with friends and family via email, Facebook, Twitter and SMS.
  • New: Support for BIS connectivity!
  • New: Additional flight status information. New displays provide visualization of flight schedule details, historical delay information, and flight progress in both time and distance.
  • New: Search for alternate flights. Flight delays? The app will let you quickly find alternate flights so that you know your options when you call the airline to make changes.
  • New: Access seat maps from SeatGuru. Trying to choose a seat? Quickly access the seat map for your flight and determine which is the best seat available.
  • New: Call the airline directly from the app. No more fumbling to find the airline’s number.
  • New: Add notes to flights. Log important details like confirmation numbers, parking spots, seat assignments or anything else you like.
  • New: User interface customization. Change the flight sort order, unit system and default map type to fit your personal preferences.
  • Improved: Smarter data access helps reduce data usage and battery consumption
  • Improved: Performance when displaying long flight lists and search results
  • Improved: Thousands more airports added
  • Improved: More complete information on diverted flights
  • Fixed: Handling of unknown airports
  • Fixed: Automatic updating of maps on device rotation
  • Fixed: Displays speeds with proper units
  • Fixed: Other minor bugs and issues
This is added to the already extensive features of FlightTrack:
  • View live flight tracking maps
  • Track domestic and international flights.
  • Full international coverage with over 16,000 airports worldwide.
  • Covers 1,400 airlines across the globe.
  • Check gate numbers, delays and cancellations.
  • Airtime, aircraft, and speed & altitude (US).
  • Predict flight delays with airport warnings and historical delay forecasts.
  • Pro-level flight status coverage rated #1 by the WSJ
  • Save flight itineraries up to 11 months in advance.
FlightTrack is available from BlackBerry App World for only $4.99. If you travel or keep track of flights, be sure and check out FlightTrack and save yourself some extra time and steps. I’m sure you wouldn’t leave your American Express or your BlackBerry home, so take your virtual flight agent with you too.

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