• AvTalk Episode 67: Operation Matterhorn

    Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | Google Podcasts | RSSOn this episode of AvTalk, we review an awful week for European airlines...

  • NTSB issues 7 safety recommendations to FAA regarding 737 MAX crash investigations

    The US National Transportation Safety Board issued 7 safety recommendations to the FAA today regarding the crashes of 2 737 MAX aircraft in November 2018 and March 2019. The safety recommendation report does not address the cause of either crash, which is the responsibility of the investigators in charge in Indonesia and Ethiopia, respectively. The …   Read More

  • Thomas Cook ceases operations

    Thomas Cook has ceased trading, effective 23 September, and all flights have been canceled. Airborne flights will continue to their destinations.   Read More

  • SAS unveils new livery ahead of first A350 delivery

    SAS unveiled a new livery this week as it prepares to take delivery of its first of 8 Airbus A350 aircraft. The new livery will be applied to new A350s and A320neos as they are delivered and painted onto the rest of the fleet during standard maintenance visits. The entire SAS fleet will wear the …   Read More

  • AvTalk Episode 66: Our Super Avgeek Week

    On this episode of AvTalk, we head to Roswell, New Mexico for the Super80 Send Off. Then we cap off our avgeek week in Los Angeles with Cranky Flier’s Dorkfest and SpotLAX2019. Plus an American Airlines mechanic is arrested for sabotage and there’s a fresh obstacle for the 737 MAX’s return to service.   Read More

  • Condor captain’s coffee causes Cancun cancellation

    A Condor captain’s spilled cup of coffee required the Cancun-bound A330 to divert to Shannon in February, according to a UK AAIB report released Thursday. The flight was over the Atlantic Ocean this February when the coffee came in contact with the captain’s audio control panel (ACP), disabling it and damaging the first officer’s ACP …   Read More

  • Submit Airport Photos to JetPhotos to be Featured on Flightradar24

    With the launch of our updated Airport information panels, we’re looking for more great airport photos to feature for each airport. Photos uploaded to JetPhotos in the airport category are eligible for inclusion on Flightradar24. There are a variety of busy airports for which no photos are yet available, and you can help change that.   Read More

  • SpotLAX2019 and Dorkfest Success

    Dorkfest and SpotLAX2019 this weekend were an incredible success once again and we’re pleased we were able to meet and chat with such a wonderful group of aviation enthusiasts from all over the world.   Read More

  • Inside the American Airlines Super80 Send Off

    On 4 September, American Airlines retired the MD-80 family of aircraft from its fleet after 37 years of service. Named the Super80 by American, the airline operated more than 360 of the aircraft at its peak. On Wednesday, the final 26 were retired and 23 of them flown to the desert in Roswell, New Mexico.   Read More

  • New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in August 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 host one of our receivers or easily build your own.   Read More