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A handy little app


BeckyBoop - 12/12/2012 22:28 GMT

Your Passenger Rights - app

I came across this while looking round the app store, pretty cool and handy. Its by the European Commission to cover air and rail transport.

So if you get stranded stranded at an airport or awaiting missing luggage may now use this free app to check your rights immediately and on the spot.

The app is available on: Apple iPhone and iPad, Google Android, RIM Blackberry and Microsoft Windows Phone 7.

Chardie - 13/12/2012 03:20 GMT

Nice one Becky

Many thanks

- 13/12/2012 09:38 GMT

Oh good spot there!

- 20/12/2012 11:00 GMT

Excellent - Thanks for highlighting

BeckyBoop - 08/04/2013 19:41 GMT

Just found another one. This would be good for you employers with staff out on the road.

"Safeguard is an App installed on a user's smartphone, designed to enhance a user's safety and visibility. It is specifically tailored towards Lone Workers, VIPs and Travellers requiring assistance and locating in the event of an emergency. "

The app is available on: iPhone, Android, Blackberry and Windows mobile.

Henryp1 - 08/04/2013 21:37 GMT

Very many thanks, I had wondered what passenger rights were.


LuganoPirate - 08/04/2013 23:13 GMT

Another site I now find invaluable is

This has really helped me get my email under control and I'd be lost without it.

CplFizzle - 03/11/2013 08:43 GMT


This is a great one for all of you who that need to know about the lounge you have never visited and need to know the opening hours, descriptions, amenities, how to get to it etc. It gives details of all airport lounges in over 200 airports around the world. It also does a load of other stuff but best if you just read up on the links below.

Currently only available on the iphone (Android version on the way) but still pretty cool and best of all free!!

NIRscot - 03/11/2013 10:48 GMT

I really like PlaneFinder.

If you like aircraft you will too... see that plane flying over head? PlaneFinder will tell you where it's going, its speed, altitude and where it's from. And there's usually a little gallery.

pdtraveller - 03/11/2013 20:44 GMT

NIRscot.......must have a look at that app.

I use flightradar24 which I like a lot. Use when on flights with internet such as AA to track the flight I am on and post directly to social media.

Flight board is also excellent for arrival and departure information but also to see who operates into specific airports. Great planning tool.

BigDog. - 29/01/2015 18:11 GMT

A new app which after you tell it where and when you want to fly, claims it will notify you when it's the cheapest time to book


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