Flight Update Pro by Silverware Software, LLC (Universal)
(4,761)
Released: May 31, 2009
Version: 7.87
Size: 7 MB
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Flight Update Pro

Silverware Software, LLC
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YOU deserve First Class flight tracking!
Flight Update Pro is the #1 choice of travelers and professionals to track their flights. Used by vacationers, business people and professional pilots!! Flight Update Pro uses the BEST flight status and schedule service available (rated #1 by WSJ) so you will always have the latest information about your upcoming flights.

Available since 2008, it is the premier flight tracking app available on the App Store

March - 2017 - Chosen "Rightful Heir to FlightTrack Pro" by Yahoo! Tech's David Pogue:
www.tinyurl.com/BestAirTravelApp

May 2017-Jason Snell chooses Flight Update Pro top travel app:
www.tinyurl.com/SixColorsReview

KEY FEATURES
* Track and search for flights Worldwide
* Detailed Departure and Arrival Information
* Large and easy to read displays of flight times
* Real-time updates to flight status, gate changes and cancellations
* Terminal, Gate and Baggage Claim info
* Layover times clearly shown
* ALL in an Elegant, Attractive and Easy To Read interface
* Automatic mirroring of flights to your Calendar
* Automatic syncing with your TripIt account. Also, download trips shared with you by others. Upload any additions or changes too
* Track up to five flights departing each month.

ADVANCED FEATURES
* Find alternate flights
* Track the Inbound aircraft to your departing gate (then watch it pull up to the gate)
* Track flight position on a map while en-route
* Save notes for airports and refer to them when you revisit
* View the SeatGuru seating chart of your aircraft and know which is the best seat for you
* Quickly email or text your itinerary
* Organize your flights in “Trips” since we all want to be super organized OR view ALL your flights in one screen
* Store your seat # and notes per flight

ADDING FLIGHTS and SEARCHES
* Add flights by airline and flight number OR search by route
* Display of On-Time Percentage

FUN FEATURES
* Track flights on a map as they travel across the world
* Follow a flight’s altitude, direction, speed and the city it is flying over

AIRLINES
* Saves your frequently used airlines
* View airline contact info

AIRPORTS
* Saves your frequently used airports
* Beautiful Terminal Maps for major airports
* Store notes for each airport - a great way of noting your favorite restaurant or parking info

ACCOLADES
* Consistently chosen BEST flight app among independent reviewers
* Highlighted on the App Store by Apple countless times since its introduction in 2008
* Featured in an Apple magazine ad

BACKUP and RESTORE
* iCloud

PUSH NOTIFICATIONS
* The MOST timely notification available for flight status, gate changes PLUS pre-flight reminders!
* Fully Customizable to suit your needs - choose only the reminders you want

SUBSCRIPTION DETAILS
* The first two months allow tracking of up to 20 flights each month
* After the first two months of use the app requires a monthly or yearly subscription to track and receive flight alerts
* Choice of either tracking up to 20 flights, 50 flights, 100 flights or 150 flights departing each month
* Payment charged to iTunes account at confirmation of purchase
* Automatic renews unless auto-renew is turned off at least 24-hours before the end of the current period
* Account will be charged for renewal within 24-hours prior to the end of the current period
* Subscriptions can be managed and auto-renewal can be turned off with Account Settings
* During the trial, if you subscribe, the trial period will end and your subscription will begin

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CONTACT US
* If you ever have any comments, complaints or compliments, simply tap "Email the Author" from the Prefs screen

REVIEWS
* Love our app? We greatly appreciate reviews. But if you are having an issue, please email us first so we can help. It is VERY likely we know about it and can suggest an easy solution

THANK-YOU
Thank you for making Flight Update Pro the top choice among travelers since 2008

What's new in version 7.87
*** Version 7.87 *** (Early August 2022)
* Fixes an issue when sometimes displaying the terminal in the flight details.
* Fixes a display issue in dark mode.
* Other minor bugs.

IMPORTANT: This version (and the previous vesion) supports Time-Sensitive Push Notifications. You need to be using iOS 15, using the iOS 15 Focus feature AND enable this within the Flight Update Pro's Prefs screen. We want to hear if we can do more to better support this feature. At this time if you have Focus enabled, a push notification from Flight Update Pro will "break through" and still alert you. We welcome your thoughts on this. (ie Do you still want a push notification alerting you that your flight will be departing in 8 hours to "break through"?)

Back in April of 2020 we added additional measures to our flight status servers to detect when a flight has been cancelled to give you more advanced notice. Because of the pandemic, flight cancellations have been more frequent and it was clear this addition was necessary.

If you ever have any comments, complaints or compliments, please go into the Prefs screen within the app and tap the "Email the Author" field. You will always get a response in a timely fashion.

RECENT PAST UPDATES:
*** Version 7.80 *** (late April 2022)
* Greatly improves timeliness detection of flight schedule changes.
* Fixed bug display updates on some diverted flights.
* Renamed Alitalia to ITA Airways
* Fixed display bug in dark mode.

*** Version 7.72 *** (early February 2022)
* Fixed issue where app would sometimes not select the current day when the "Today" button was tapped in the Calendar picker.
* Fixed bug when loading certain flights from TripIt. (thank you Vikram W. for bringing this to our attention.)

*** Version 7.71 *** (early January 2022)
* Improves tracking of flights that have been diverted to an unintended airport and then continues to the intended destination

*** Version 7.70 *** (early December 2021)
* Support for iOS 15 time-sensitive push notifications.
* Fixes a bug where certain flights were not registered to receive push notifiations.
* Fixes a display issue when swiping between flight details.
DID you know you could do this? If you are displaying the flight details screen and have other flights in your trip, you can swipe left and right to see the next and previous flight details.

*** Version 7.66 *** (late September 2021)
* improves the user interface when selecting a leg for a flight with more than one leg.
* fixes a bug when displaying flight information when using InstaFlight.

*** Version 7.64 *** (mid September 2021)
* fixes a bug when displaying Subscription Options on small size screens.
* further improvements for access to flight status of flights added prior to departure and then viewed days after their arrival.

*** Version 7.62 *** (mid August 2021)
* Fixed issue where push notifications (subscription requird) would not be received for flights added just prior to scheduled arrival.
* Minor bug fixes.

*** Version 7.61 *** (early August 2021)
* Flights added to your itinerary prior to departure but then not viewed until days after arrival will now update properly will all the details of the flight (Landed, Diverted, Cancelled, etc).
* Will now show in the flight details screen if the flight is operated by another carrier.

*** Version 7.60 *** (late July 2021)
* Improved support for diverted flights. Interestingly, there are flights diverted every day that our customers are tracking and we wanted to improve support for this. This also included changes to our servers too.

*** Version 7.55 *** (early June 2021)
* Added Breeze Airways to the list of airlines.

*** Version 7.54 *** (end April 2021)
* Fixes a bug when trying to set a start and end date for a trip.

*** Version 7.45 *** (mid April 2020)
* Enhanced display of push notification.
* Improved communication to inform when a new version of the app is available.

*** Version 7.30 ***
* Support for Dark Mode.
Our verdict: Good
  • + Flight Update Pro is a highly rated app (4.5-star).
  • + It is currently 50% off its regular price.
  • + The app is also at the lowest price we've seen.
  • + Flight Update Pro is currently ranked #288 in paid Travel apps for iPhone, as well as #76 in paid Travel apps for iPad.
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