• Flightradar24 Data Regarding Runway Excursion at La Guardia Airport

    On Thursday evening 27 October at 23:41 UTC (19:41 EDT) Eastern Air Lines flight 3452 suffered a runway excursion while landing at La Guardia Airport (KLGA/LGA) in New York. The flight was operated by N278EA, a Boeing 737-700, built in 1998. The flight was carrying US Vice-Presidential candidate Mike Pence, campaign staff, and members of …   Read More

  • See Flights in All New Ways on Flightradar24

    This week we launched some great new features on Flightradar24.com. From tracking multiple flights at once to a big picture look at delays worldwide to even more detailed airport information, these new web views let you track flights and airline operations in all new ways.   Read More

  • Making the Flightradar24 Network Even Stronger

    Since the beginning of the summer, we’ve moved toward satellite-based ABS-B tracking and ocean going surface robots with ADS-B receivers, but the core of our network remains our terrestrial receivers hosted by thousands of volunteers around the world. We are always looking for new receiver hosts to help expand our ADS-B network and we often …   Read More

  • A Quick Fix—Getting a 787 Back in the Air After a Diversion

    On Wednesday, 12 October at 38,000 feet over the North Pacific Ocean, American Airlines flight 288 developed an issue with its number 2 engine, the General Electric GEnx-1B engine on the right hand side of the aircraft. The crew decided the best course of action was to divert the aircraft, but over the Pacific, options …   Read More

  • Air India Taking Advantage of Tailwinds

    On 15 October, Air India adjusted the routing of its Delhi—San Francisco flight to increase the distance of the flight by over 1000 kilometers. In doing so, however, the airline saved 2 hours and 15 minutes of flying time. How did they manage that? In a word: wind. Track the Pacific flight to San Francisco …   Read More

  • Tracking Airbus 10,000 and the Rest of the Airbus Fleet

    On Friday, Singapore Airlines will take delivery of its sixth Airbus A350. That airplane, to be registered 9V-SMF, is also the 10,000th aircraft delivered by Airbus. We take a look at Airbus’ historical deliveries and what’s ahead for the airframer as well as how you can track Airbus aircraft on Flightradar24. All data below is …   Read More

  • New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in September 2016

    During the month of September, our nearly 150 new receivers helped us track 4.8 million flights. Hundreds of those flights were tracked by our most exciting new receiver, FloatRadar24, our Wave Glider equipped with ADS-B receivers. Alongside our ever-growing network of ground receivers, FloatRadar24 is our second non-terrestrial test as we move towards global ADS-B …   Read More