• Introducing the updated Flightradar24 blog

    The Flightradar24 blog has a new look! We’ve given the blog a more modern feel with larger images and easier to read posts. We’ve also added features help you find articles, podcast episodes, and newsletter editions more easily. Let’s take a look at the updated Flightradar24 blog.   Read More

  • Swiss grounds A220 fleet for inspections

    Swiss is grounding its A220 (née C Series) fleet for inspections after a series of issues with the aircraft’s Pratt and Whitney engines. The airline...

  • Qantas unveils special 100th anniversary livery on new 787 VH-ZNJ

    The ‘Qantas 100’ 787 Dreamliner has rolled out of the paint shop wearing a special livery commemorating Qantas’ upcoming centenary. VH-ZNJ ‘Longreach’, the airline’s 10th 787, features a celebratory ‘Qantas 100’ imprint and each Qantas logo since the airline’s founding in 1920 as Queensland and Northern Territories Aerial Services.   Read More

  • AvTalk Episode 68: Cracked Pickle Forks

    Cracked pickle forks have been found on dozens of inspected 737NGs, the 737 MAX’s road to return remains a winding one, and we welcome back Andrew Poure who fills us in on the hot new cargo route from Colombo to Columbus and what he learned in flight dispatcher school.   Read More

  • KLM celebrates its 100th annivesary

    KLM celebrates its 100th anniversary today, making it the oldest airline in the world still operating with its original name. Founded on 7 October 1919, KLM’s first flight was conducted a few months later in May 1920. The first KLM flight was conducted with a leased De Haviland DH-16 from Aircraft Transport and Travel, a …   Read More

  • Lease returns: what happens after an airline stops flying

    Lease returns, the process of sending a leased aircraft back to its lessor, have begun for four former European airlines that recently went bankrupt.   Read More

  • Jorge Manalang versus the catering cart

    Jorge Manalang, an Envoy ramp instructor was in the right place at the right time yesterday. His quick actions with a pushback tug at Chicago’s O’Hare Airport prevented anyone from being injured and damage to an aircraft. The catering cart, on other hand, will likely be out of service for a while.   Read More

  • New Flightradar24 ADS-B Receivers Activated in September 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. The dozens of new Flightradar24-supplied receiver kits and the hundreds of home-built receivers activated in September combined with over 20,000 existing receivers, helped us …   Read More