iOS 16 Flighty App Update: No Need to Pay for Premium In-Flight WiFi! Here’s What to Expect

The new iOS 16 Flighty app update will improve your flight experience.

iOS 16 Flighty App Update: No need to pay for premium WiFi on board!  Here's what to expect

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Customers queue at an Apple store to pick up their orders for the new iPhone 14 on September 16, 2022 in Wuhan. Hubei, China.

This new application is Apple’s latest attempt to improve on iOS 16’s Live Activity feature, a new feature on iPhones that provides interactive notifications.

Such notifications include Flighty, a flight tracking application powered by the Live Activity feature.

iOS 16 Flighty app update

According to the latest report from 9To5Mac, the Flighty app works automatically three hours before your flight.

iOS 16 Flighty App Update: No need to pay for premium WiFi on board!  Here's what to expect

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Live activity notification shows your flight status e.g. B. Gate changes and delays.

If you own the new iPhone 14 Pro and iPhone 14 Pro Max, the Flighty notifications will appear on the Dynamic Island screen.

It works offline and in flight. However, it can only provide estimated data.

Thanks to the arrival of the new iOS 16.1, the Flighty app can now send live data when you’re offline, in-flight, and even when your iOS device’s flight mode is on.

With this update, users no longer need to rely on or pay for premium inflight WiFi services to get live updates of their flight status.

Where to buy and other details

Tech Crunch reported that Flighty is a free application available for iPhone users running iOS 16.1 and later system versions.

But you can also upgrade to the paid version, which costs $5.99 per month ($49.99 per year). Of course, the paid version of the app offers other benefits, such as: B. Faster updates.

The official Mac App Store stated that Global Flight, Airport and Airline Status Tracker LLC developed this flight tracker.

As of this writing, the app already has 4.4 star ratings, which means users prefer the flight tracking app.

The developers are still integrating numerous updates to improve Flighty’s performance, such as the following:

  • More secret holiday planes
  • Fixed times in the ‘Good morning’ alarm
  • Calendar synchronization includes booking code and seat more reliably
  • Improved support for third-party email apps
  • Improved online-to-offline handover
  • Clarified Family Sharing requires iOS
  • Limits free usage to 365-day historical flight search

Flighty app improvements aside, the iOS 16.1 beta 2 lock screen has recently brought back the iPhone battery charging indicator.

Meanwhile, the iPhone 14 Emergency SOS was launched via satellite from Apple.

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