• AvTalk Episode 30: Engine Trouble

    On this episode of AvTalk, we take an in depth look at Southwest flight 1380, including some of the media coverage after the accident. And we talk to Jon Ostrower about the new Emergency Airworthiness Directive requiring inspections of the CFM56-7B engine. We also see how engine issues are affecting the 787-9 and we try …   Read More

  • Flightradar24 Data Related to Southwest Airlines Flight 1380

    On 17 April 2018, Southwest Airlines flight 1380 from New York to Dallas suffered an uncontained engine failure of the number 1 (left hand) engine. The aircraft diverted safely to Philadelphia. Southwest Airlines and the NTSB have confirmed that there was one passenger fatality aboard flight 1380.   Read More

  • AvTalk Episode 29: Alerts, Orders, and Interiors

    On this episode of AvTalk, Gavin Werbeloff steps in for Jason as we dig into the numbers around some recent aircraft orders. And we send Jason to Hamburg for the Aircraft Interiors Expo.   Read More

  • Introducing Enhanced 3D View on Flightradar24

    We’re excited to introduce Enhanced 3D view on Flightradar24.com and in our mobile app for iOS and Android. We’ve taken the incredibly realistic terrain and 3D models and added the ability to view other traffic, see aircraft shadows, and control 3D settings to follow a flight exactly as you like.   Read More

  • EASA Notification Regarding Flights in the Eastern Mediterranean

    On 10 April, Eurocontrol published a rapid alert notification from the European Aviation Safety Agency to its operations portal, warning of the possibility of missile activity in the ‘Eastern Mediterranean / Nicosia FIR’ and intermittent disruption to radio navigation equipment within 72 hours of publication. The message was first published by Eurocontrol at 15:19 UTC.   Read More

  • New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in March 2018

    In March, we activated over 100 new Flightradar24-supplied ADS-B receivers and hundreds more home-built receivers joined the Flightradar24 network. Thanks to these new receivers and tens of thousands of...

  • Clearing up Call Sign Confusion

    Every few months, when airlines introduce updated schedules, we note that some routes may initially be displayed incorrectly on Flightradar24 because of new call signs. The new call signs that most affect route matching are the alphanumeric call signs used by an increasing number of airlines. We’ll explain how alphanumeric call signs have made our …   Read More