• Delivery of the First Bombardier C Series CS100

    After years of development, production, ground tests, flight tests, and route proving, the first Bombardier C Series CS100 is headed home from Montreal with Swiss International Air Lines tomorrow. The first of 30 CS100s destined for SWISS, HB-JBA will enter revenue service on 15 July.   Read More

  • Welcoming Weather to Flightradar24

    We’re excited to announce that multiple weather layers are now available in Flightradar24! We’ve added layers for clouds, precipitation, lightning, volcanic eruptions, Airmets/Sigmets, and high level significant weather forecasts. The current weather at over 3000 airports remains available as well.   Read More

  • Exploring Estimated Coverage in Flightradar24

    While we continue to expand our receiver network and explore new ways to achieve our goal of global ADS-B coverage, there are still some areas where we lack ADS-B or MLAT coverage. When an aircraft exits our coverage area we continue displaying that aircraft using estimated positions.   Read More

  • Saying Goodbye to Iron Maiden’s Ed Force One

    With its arrival in Gothenburg earlier today, Iron Maiden’s Ed Force One completed its part of The Book of Souls tour. Over the course of five months with the band, Ed Force One visited 45 cities on six continents and traveled over 123,000 kilometers.   Read More

  • Introducing Aeronautical Charts in Flightradar24

    With Flightradar24 you have always been able to see where aircraft are flying. With our latest addition of aeronautical charts, you’re now able to see why they’re flying there. While the shortest distance between two points is a straight line, flights don’t actually travel directly from airport to airport. Commercial aircraft use a system of …   Read More

  • Over the Ocean—24 Hours of Transatlantic Flight

    Following our previous time lapse showing 24 hours of flights over the United States, we’ve moved east to see what 24 hours of transatlantic flight looks like. This time lapse shows traffic over the North Atlantic from 0000 UTC to 2359 UTC on 6 May 2016.   Read More

  • Understanding Extended Mode S Data in Flightradar24

    With the release of the latest version of the Flightradar24 website we introduced new flight details called Extended Mode S data. We’re proud to be the first flight tracking service to offer this additional flight data. We receive the Extended Mode S data directly from the aircraft we are tracking and decode the data for …   Read More

  • New Flightradar24 Receivers Activated in May 2016

    With over 10,000 receivers we tracked 4,783,244 flights in May. We also added nearly 200 new Flightradar24 receivers to our network in May. Spread over six continents, the new receivers are providing coverage in new areas and increasing our MLAT coverage in areas with existing ADS-B coverage.   Read More