• Ready for Oshkosh 2016

    On Saturday, 30 July we’re once again heading to the Experimental Aircraft Association’s AirVenture in Oshkosh, Wisconsin. With over 10,000 aircraft and 500,000 people every year, AirVenture—or just Oshkosh—is always an amazing aviation event. This year at Oshkosh, much of the focus is on the celebration of Boeing’s 100th anniversary. As part of that celebration, Cathay …   Read More

  • Bio-fueling Deliveries at Cathay Pacific

    With the delivery of its first Airbus A350 last month, Cathay Pacific embarked on a biofuel test program in anticipation of regular commercial use in the coming years. We talked with Cathay Pacific to see how using biofuels is different than traditional fuels and what the airline has planned for the rest of its A350 …   Read More

  • Happy 100th Birthday Boeing

    In 1916, Boeing delivered its first airplane, the Boeing B&W. 100 years later they’ve produced and delivered tens of thousands of airplanes, and nearly 10,000 of the 737 alone. We took a few family portraits to see how many Boeing aircraft are up in the air today. Happy 100th Birthday Boeing!   Read More

  • Flightradar24 Goes to Farnborough

    Yesterday we had the pleasure of attending the Farnborough Air Show, touring some of the static displays and taking in the impressive flying displays. The air show opens to the public this weekend, 16 and 17 July. You can track much of the airshow with our short guide.   Read More

  • Following the Farnborough International Airshow

    Every two years the eyes of the aviation world turn to a small airport southwest of London for the Farnborough International Airshow. This year’s show runs from 11 to 17 July, and is open to the public the weekend of 16 and 17 July. Aircraft manufacturers bring their latest and greatest, new products are unveiled, …   Read More

  • 30 Days of Global Flight

    In the 30 days of June 2016 we tracked a record 4,813,051 flights. We also set a new single-day record with 175,107 flights tracked on Friday, 24 June. On average, we tracked 160,435 flights per day. We put together a time lapse of global flight for June, showing all 30 days and millions of flights. See …   Read More

  • New Flightradar24 Receivers Activated in June 2016

    We activated nearly 200 receivers in June, adding new coverage to our extensive network. Our new and existing receivers allowed us to track over 4.8 million flights last month. While we’re experimenting with satellite-based ADS-B receivers, our terrestrial network will continue to be vitally important.   Read More

  • Successfully Testing Satellite-based ADS-B Tracking

    We’re excited to announce we have just completed our first space-based ADS-B flight tracking test in cooperation with Airbus Defence and Space and GomSpace. Using the GOMX-3 satellite we collected ADS-B data from flights transiting the Atlantic Ocean outside our terrestrial coverage area and integrated that data into the Flightradar24 network, a first for any …   Read More