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February 2010

FlightView Mobile - Website Review

FlightView_mobile Get airline flight info on your web enabled phone by visiting the FlightView Mobile site:  http://mobile.flightview.com/

The user interface has been designed specifically to fit the smartphone screens.  A Flight Tracker Map shows the plane's location and current weather. The navigation bars and selection buttons are sized for fingertip tapping

The page offers an accurate display of up-to-the-minute information on the flight's status - whether it's in-air, scheduled, landed, delayed or cancelled.  The map gives you the ability to quickly see a flight's real-time location on a translucent radar weather map.  Showing the weather conditions on the map can give you a window onto how weather might impact a flight's arrival or departure time.

The masive database behind this webpage is provided a Boston company called FlightView.  They are call themselves a provider of the most accurate, real-time flight information solutions for the aviation and travel industries.  FlightView's video info displays can be seen at airport terminals and on many web sites


Disney Parks - Give A Day

 

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The Disney Parks launches the Give A Day Get A Day promotion.

In an effort to motivate volunteerism Disney will be offering to give free tickets to individuals who give a day of volunteer service to one of the participating organizations. Disney is offering one million free 1-day, 1-park passes.  Visit the Disney Site for details.