Your iPhone is about to get an awesome built-in flight tracker

Apple wants to help you not miss your next flight.

Soon you’ll be able to tap on a flight number on the iPhone to see the flight’s status, including arrival and departure times along with a flight trajectory map.

The unannounced feature was discovered on Reddit in the beta versions of iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan, Apple’s next major operating systems for the iPhone, iPad, and Mac.

Here’s a GIF of how it works on the iPhone:

The feature also works on the Mac:

The Reddit user who first shared about the new feature noted that it only works in Apple’s official Mail, Messages, and Notes apps right now.

iOS 9 and OS X El Capitan are both in public beta and will be released to the general public this fall.

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