• Airbus celebrates its 50th anniversary with a special formation flight

    On 29 May, Airbus began its 50th anniversary celebrations with a special Airbus formation flight in the skies above France. Sadly, the weather did not cooperate for a planned flypast in Toulouse. Taking part in the special flight were the A220, A319neo, A330-900, A350-1000, A380, and BelugaXL. The Airbus formation was also met by the …   Read More

  • AvTalk Episode 58: Flying Nostalgia

    On this episode of AvTalk, we get an update on the Aeroflot 1492 accident. Southwest makes a deal with their mechanics while American goes to court with theirs. And Chris Sloan from Airways Magazine stops by to chat about his recent trip to Russia to fly on vintage Soviet aircraft.   Read More

  • Lauda honors Niki Lauda with flypast and special message

    On 20 May 2019, Formula 1 legend and aviation great Niki Lauda passed away at the age of 70. On 21 May, the airline Lauda paid tribute to Niki Lauda with a special flypast and message in the aircraft’s windows at Vienna airport.   Read More

  • Enhancing Surface Movement Data on Flightradar24

    Additional surface movement data at major airports in the United States is now available thanks to the inclusion of ASDE-X data on Flightradar24. Airport Surface Detection Equipment, Model X will supplement our own network’s ADS-B and MLAT data and help increase the availability and quality of surface movement data at some of the busiest airports …   Read More

  • AvTalk Special Episode: A 737 MAX Update

    On this special episode of AvTalk, we welcome The Air Current editor-in-chief Jon Ostrower as we discuss the status of the Boeing 737 MAX and the compendium of reporting that’s come out in the last few weeks. We’re taking a closer look at how the aircraft was developed, what Boeing is doing to get it …   Read More

  • An Overview of the Updated Airport Information Panel on Flightradar24.com

    Since we redesigned the flight information panel and added additional data for each flight, we thought it only fair to give the airport information panels a refresh as well. Launched this week, the new airport information panel includes new data about arriving and departing flights as well as the airports themselves.   Read More

  • AvTalk Episode 57: In an evacuation, leave everything

    On this episode of AvTalk, we discuss Aeroflot 1492 in Moscow, Miami Air’s runway excursion in Jacksonville, new liveries, and Jason heads to Italy.   Read More

  • Flightradar24 data regarding Aeroflot flight 1492

    On 5 May, Aeroflot flight 1492 returned to Moscow not long after takeoff after suffering an unknown failure and a hard landing resulting in a large fire. Russian authorities report that 41 people have died.   Read More

  • New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in April 2019

    Each month we send out complete ADS-B receiver kits that include an ADS-B receiver, antennas, and all necessary cabling to qualified hosts. You can apply to...