The life of a flight attendant can be very challenging. Planning several trips and destinations can present an extra stress factor to the already tiring life of a cabin crew professional. Mobile applications can be a great help when time is scarce for simple daily activities such as organizing an agenda, finding the best place to eat at an airport, calculating currency conversion in a foreign country, translate languages, …
Here are some tips about apps with good reviews online:
RosterBuster Airline Crew App
This app is a personal assistant for work or personal life, keeping you up-to-date with duty details, gate information, 3D airport views, scheduling social meet-ups and events while sharing them with friends and family. It has a few other uses too so feel free to discover them all.
FlightLife Crew Organizer
This app works as a calendar planner app designed specially for cabin crew: you can easily organize your schedule with your appointments for trips, standby blocks, training sessions, vacations or other important events. This app also registers an historical record and counting for: your flights, duty hours, working positions, allowances, hotels, and other important info.
Cabin Crew Ready Lite
This app makes it easy to discover airline prefixes, IATA, ICAO and airport codes. It accounts for over 1000 airports and 120 codes.
Do you like to follow up on what is happening in the sky right now? Flightradar is described by the Wall Street Journal as the “The Facebook of Aviation”. This is a worldwide live flight tracker, showing a real-time movement and a detailed map of the planes flying over all countries. The new version brings new features: information about terminals, gates, baggage claim informations; and control over the opacity of the precipitation layers.
GateGuru is a “Top 5 Air Travel App” – CNN!
GateGuru is a travel app that provides real-time flight status, with push notifications and airport content customized to your itinerary.
This is a free language-learning platform with tuition and proficiency assessment. It was developed to provide a fun and intuitive experience, based on a scientific method. Languages: English (of course!), Spanish, French, German, Italian, Chinese, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, Irish, Dutch, Danish, Swedish, Turkish, Norwegian, Polish, Hebrew, Vietnamese, Ukrainian, Welsh, Greek, Hungarian, Romanian, Swahili, … and even Esperanto! “Duolingo is cheerful, lighthearted and fun (…)” – Forbes.
XE Currency App
XE Currency App allows you to calculate live currency, precious metals and foreign exchange rates. With over 65 million downloads worldwide, this free app is available for iPhone, iPad, Android, BlackBerry and Windows devices.
Meet new cabin crew fellows overseas with Aircrewlink Economy. This app allows airline crew who are home to keep in touch with colleagues and network with new cabin crew fellows.
SkyDemon is a very efficient VFR flight-planning and navigation software. It allows to the user to insert several points of a flight route. The app provides all the information crews need and presents an intuitive interface with customized vector charts for each route.