FlightView Upgrades Flight-Tracking App with Customizable Airport Content

Version 2.2 Now Available on the iPhone


BOSTON (Mar. 05, 2013) - FlightView, the developer of the most trusted and reliable flight tracking apps for the iPhone and Android, has released version 2.2 of its top-ranked iPhone app.

FlightView 2.2 is the first step in enabling users to customize the flight and airport information they receive and more holistically manage travel plans. Travelers can now create user profiles on FlightView.com or in their iPhone app, and specify their home airport and preferred airline. These preferences result in a new custom view of critical day-of-travel information for their home airport and next trip, including:

  • Current delay status and weather conditions for their airport
  • Quick links to arrival and departure flight boards for their airport (FlightView Elite only)
  • Details for the user's next trip, and weather conditions for his/her destination(s).

"We're constantly looking for new ways to put control back in the traveler's hands," said Mike Benjamin, CEO of FlightView. "The new user profiles are a starting point for more comprehensive trip management features that will be rolled out later this year."

Available in Free, 99 cent and Elite versions, FlightView's mobile apps are relied on by more than 2 million users. To track a flight now, visit FlightView.com.

About FlightView

FlightView is the recognized provider of the most accurate, real-time flight information solutions for the aviation and travel industries. FlightView's Dispatch and FVXML products help aviation and travel professionals achieve superior customer service with actionable real-time information. FlightView's information displays can be seen at airport terminals and on the Web sites of the largest major airports, airline and travel companies. FlightView's software services and solutions are relied upon by the US government, the world's largest airlines, airports, aviation and travel professionals, ground transportation companies and news outlets. Founded in 1981, and headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, FlightView has more than 20 years of experience in building and supporting mission critical systems for the FAA and the Volpe Center. To access real-time flight information online, visit FlightView Flight Tracker or FlightView Mobile Flight Tracker.

FlightView Contact:

Katherine Wellman
VP of Marketing
(617) 787-4200

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