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FlightBoard

by Mobiata
Platform: Android Rated: Guidance Suggested
4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (259 customer reviews)

Price: $3.99
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Latest Updates

What's new in version 1.3.2
  • Minor bug fixes.

Product Details

  • ASIN: B005ET78TS
  • Release Date: July 27, 2011
  • Rated: Guidance Suggested This app may include dynamic content. What's this?
  • Average Customer Review: 4.3 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (259 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,349 Paid in Appstore for Android (See Top 100 Paid in Appstore for Android)
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Product Features

  • Covers over 16000 airports and 1400 airlines worldwide
  • Updated every 5 minutes
  • Optimized for tablet screens

Product Description

Is your flight to Miami still on time? What planes are arriving at London's Gatwick Airport, right now? Can you get a connecting flight to Istanbul through Geneva? FlightBoard turns your Android device into the Arrivals and Departures board for almost any airport in the world.

Worldwide, Real-time Flight Information

View complete, real-time flight information for 4,000 airports and 1,400 airlines worldwide. Use the app's quick, intuitive search interface to find airports by name or by city. Toggle between an airport's Departures and Arrivals boards with one quick tap. Instantly narrow your results by flight number, gate, origin, destination, or arrival or departure time. Keep on top of delays and schedule changes with automatic updates every five minutes.

Classic, Stylish Look

Because it's patterned on the classic look of Paris' Charles de Gaulle Airport, FlightBoard has a beautiful, vintage look. The app works on both Android phone and tablet devices, but its graphics are optimized for the tablet screen. As an Android user, you also get to choose between two optional FlightBoard live wallpapers for your home screen.

Stay in Touch

Need to keep in touch with friends, family, and social networks while in transit? Or do you have to coordinate business travel for colleagues? FlightBoard enables you to share flight information with your contacts quickly and easily via Twitter, Facebook, SMS, and e-mail.

Feel like you're flying in style with this worldwide travel tool.
  • Instantly learn the real-time status of any flight
  • Easily narrow your searches using simple, intuitive interface
  • Quickly toggle between Arrivals and Departures views
  • Share flight information with your contacts via e-mail and social networks
  • Enjoy stylish app design and two live wallpapers
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Minneapolis-St.Paul Int'l Arrivals board
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Technical Details

  • Size: 4.4MB
  • Version: 1.3.2
  • Developed By: Mobiata
  • Application Permissions: (Help me understand what permissions mean)
    • Open network sockets
    • Access fine (e.g., GPS) location
    • Access coarse (e.g., Cell-ID, Wi-Fi) location
    • Access information about networks
  • Minimum Operating System: Android 2.1
  • Approximate Download Time: Less than 1 minute

Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
174 of 203 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars A very cool flight app February 7, 2013
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This app is pretty freaking cool, and I'm glad it was the FAOTD.

Firstly it worked very well in accordance to the GPS, so unlike some other applications, it seems that this will not be an issue while you're near or inside an airport as long as you have an internet connection. It was lightening fast to my local Airport, and I am probably 20-25 minutes away.

The interface was at first a little confusing to me, but the learning curve is pretty quick. Basically, the flight numbers are in one column, origin in the next column, followed by the gate and arrival/departure time. You can easily scroll through the rows from top to bottom. Once you find the flight you are looking for, you click on the row and all the information you need expands. You see the airport it departed from, airport it is landing to, the times for both, as well as the capability to email or message that information to someone if you so choose. You can do a whole bunch of other stuff with this information if your phone type permutes, as well as track the flight in real-time if you download another app (Flighttrack).

I checked this app alongside my local airport's flight website, and so far everything has been accurate. When you are in the app, the airport's time, the interval of time the list of flight are being shown to you as well as the last time the app updated said list is indicated on the bottom of the screen in small lettering. It is not intrusive, but moves at a constant basis. On the top left status bar is where the name of the airport is located, and to the right of that are two arrows that you can pick to decide if you would like to see departing or arriving flights. You can only see one or the other, not both at the same time.
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97 of 117 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wow, this is cool! February 7, 2013
By KBieb
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I like tools that simply do what they are supposed to do and do it well. This is one of those tools. It will show you a list of all arriving and departing flights at any airport. You can then get additional information on the flight by clicking on it. From there you can send the information by email or text. You can also link to another app that tells even more information about the flight. I don't fly much but if I did, I can see using this on every trip. It will also be useful when picking someone up at the airport.
All in all this is a well made app that works great, looks great and is very useful! Well done devs!
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37 of 47 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Amazing Travel App - Some Kindle Limitations February 7, 2013
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This truly is an amazing App. All major airports are represented. Begin by selecting data for either arrivals or departures. Data can be refined to display either by alphabetical airline listing, alphabetical destination listing or by event time. Data can also be refined to begin by listing cancellations/delays. Key word searches can be performed (for example city or airline). Terminal and gate information is also available. With an update every five minutes, users of this App are always up-to-date. It would be nice if reasons for delays and cancellations were listed.

I found that with the Kindle, there are direct links to either your e-mail or to your texting Apps. Using these links, you can easily transmit your flight information to others. You can even link your flight information to Skype!

For Kindle users, there are some limitations. First, unless you have a Kindle 4G LTE, you are at the mercy of being near a WiFi hot spot. Also, in FlightBoard there is a pointless link to a sister App called FlightTrack (which allows users to track a flight at any time as well as have access to host of other features). FlightTrack is incompatible with the Kindle (both free and paid versions). You are out of luck if you want to integrate both Apps. Really both Apps should be combined (even if the resulting App has a high price tag). I knocked off a star for the integration issue.
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41 of 56 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Another Indispensable Travel Tool February 1, 2013
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Don't leave home without it! If you have ever been at an airport gate, wondering where your plane is....wonder no more!

I use it for inbound flights and to get a sense of what is happening at all airports that may affect my travel plans.
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64 of 89 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great for travelers February 6, 2013
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This app is a great addition to Kayak Pro. Anyone who likes to travel will find this useful. Order your ticket from kayak and check your flight here. Simple.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars great timing! February 7, 2013
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I downloaded this free app of the day while sitting in the airport on my way to Europe-what perfect timing!

If you fly often (or ever) you'll already quickly understand the layout of the boards, it's exactly the same as it is in the airport: Flight number, airline, departure time, arrival time and gate number. One of the things that is most inconvenient when flying is constantly having to check the Flyfo boards to see if your flight has been changed or if it is leaving on time. You can also plan better because if you see that the aircraft you are taking to your destination is late arriving from its previous airport, you known there is a good chance your flight is going to depart later and make arrangements. The GPS was very accurate as was the info - I watched the info on the app change at the same time as the info on the Flyfo board at the airports. It's really convenient to be able to quickly text/email this info to others as well.

I found this app invaluable and incredibly convenient on my trip. It helped reduce SO much stress having this info right in my pocket. I found it far more reliable and convenient than depending on the airline to notify me of gate and flight changes. Works great with Kayak Pro. HIGHLY recommended!
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Four Stars
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Published 2 hours ago by Choo Choo Charlie
3.0 out of 5 stars Speed issues not worth The coins!! Will never ...
Speed issues not worth
The coins!! Will never use.
Published 4 hours ago by Glenn Woods
5.0 out of 5 stars Worth using
accurate and very user friendly. I use it to follow flights of my loved ones and have not been disappointed
Published 8 days ago by usrjm
1.0 out of 5 stars One Star
Did not work on my Samsung Infuse phone
Published 12 days ago by R. Wilson
5.0 out of 5 stars It's a free game.
It's a free game.
Published 1 month ago by Dan A. Lichtner
5.0 out of 5 stars Very useful and accurate
I use this app constantly.
Published 2 months ago by todd ainsworth
1.0 out of 5 stars Greedy Dev
Just have to say that the Dev is greedy! There companion app they forced all the buys to re buy the app for updates!
Published 2 months ago by tnerb123
5.0 out of 5 stars Travelers Must Have
This app is worth its weight in gold. As a frequent traveler, gates change on you many times. There have been times when it has switch on me two to three times in one airport. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Mitchell Bratteli
4.0 out of 5 stars Nice, useful app
This app is quite handy when I am traveling. It provides arrival and departure info plus gates and terminal info.
Published 4 months ago by Phasr
5.0 out of 5 stars Handy
I really like this app. It's like looking at the board at the airport. Even better. You can see from where flight is arriving so it can be determined if the city, from which it... Read more
Published 5 months ago by George J. Joustra
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