• Air Canada’s New Livery and How to Track It

    Air Canada unveiled its new livery yesterday, repainting an initial three aircraft for simultaneous events in Toronto, Montreal, and Vancouver. The airline painted a 787-8 and two A321s, all three of which will re-enter revenue service today.   Read More

  • Flight 666 to HEL on Friday the 13th

    This afternoon in Copenhagen, Finnair flight 666 departed for HEL during the 13th hour on Friday the 13th. It landed safely in Helsinki 1 hour,...

  • 2016 Flights in the News and Our Most-Tracked Flights

    As the year comes to a close, we look back on some of the flights that made news this year. Some of the most-followed flights marked the beginning of a long journey —like the first flights of the 737 MAX and A350-1000—while others celebrated the end of one—like Solar Impulse’s successful round-the-world flight. We’ll walk …   Read More

  • 2016: a Year in JetPhotos

    Since JetPhotos became part of the Flightradar24 family last year, the photo catalog has grown to over 3 million high quality aviation photographs. We’re taking a look at some of the top photos added to the JetPhotos catalog in 2016. With over 3.2 million photos, JetPhotos is the largest collection of aviation photography on the …   Read More

  • Special Delivery—the Holiday Shipping Season

    From the last week of November to the end of December FedEx and UPS see a surge in shipping as holiday gifts make their way from manufacturers to retailers to consumers. For 2016, FedEx anticipates it will double its average package volume to 25 million shipments on each Monday during the season. UPS has said …   Read More

  • Celebrating International Civil Aviation Day

    7 December marks the anniversary of the signing of the Convention on International Civil Aviation in 1944, also known as the Chicago Convention, which created the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Since the 50th anniversary in 1994, the aviation world has celebrated International Civil Aviation Day.   Read More

  • The Airbus A350-1000 Takes to the Skies

    Yesterday in Toulouse the Airbus A350-1000 took flight for the first time, embarking on a yearlong flight test campaign before Qatar Airways puts the first delivery into commercial service in late 2017.   Read More

  • New World’s Shortest International Flight

    People’s Viennaline inaugurated the new shortest international flight today, flying between St. Gallen-Altenrhein and Friedrichshafen with an average inaugural flight time of 7 minutes and a gate-to-gate time of about 20 minutes. The service is used to connect passengers to their final destination in Cologne, though the short flight is bookable by itself. Follow the …   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

  • 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

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