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Flight Finder app review: the latest flight information



Planning a trip can be quite stressful and involve a whole bunch of aspects so providing users with travel tools that can make their life easy is welcome. The Flight Finder app can be used on your iPod touch, iPad, and iPhone as a way to get the most current and up-to-date information your flight status. Your destination doesn't matter as this flight status app can help you no matter what. It has been created to be very fast to use; all you need to do is enter in your flight number and date and you'll get the information you need.

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Flight Finder - Live Flight Status


The Inside Scoop

Thanks to the Flight Finder app you won't have to worry about showing up at the airport eight hours' in advance thanks to a flight that has been changed or worse yet arriving at the airport only to find your flight has been canceled. This app makes it possible to view real-time flight updates just by entering in the flight number and departure date. What users seem to like is the uncomplicated approach to the user interface. There aren't a lot of added tools and features so this app is strictly and informational tool where your flight status is concerned.

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Although the app isn't free the information provided can end up saving you a lot of hassle at the airport. The app currently has four out of five stars from users and users have stated that it is well-designed and easy to use. It hasn't been updated for almost two years now so it is definitely due for some.

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Stand Out Features

The Flight Finder app has a few stand-out features in it that attempt to set it apart; for instance, users are treated to images that depict what stage of the flight the aircraft is in. When it’s in the sky you'll see the clouds surround it and moving and the image will even change to show day and night. The information for the flight statuses is gathered from OAG which is a well-known and trusted source of aviation intelligence. The live position maps are made possible by the information provided by Plane Finder and OAG.

It should also be noted that you can switch between departures and arrivals with ease and all flight details can be shared by email and on social media. Things are kept relatively simple here so if you're looking for an offering with all the added bells and whistles this one isn't for you.

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Flight Finder - Live Flight Status


Pros and Cons


  • The app is kept simple, clean, and uncluttered
  • You’ll be able to access real-time flight information
  • Switch between arrivals and departures with ease
  • Share flight information by email and on social media


  • This is a simplified approach without added bells and whistles

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Final Thoughts

The Flight Finder app for your iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch is meant for those looking for a quick and easy way to find real-time flight data and don’t mind giving up some of the slick features and tools of others in this category.

Flight Finder - Live Flight Status

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