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Global Air Traffic 29 February 1200UTC

Flightradar24 operates the world’s largest network of ADS-B/Mode S receivers. This network, together with government air traffic control and other data sources, is how Flightradar24 is able to track aircraft around the globe. Read more about our data here >

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  • Checking in on air traffic in China

    After slamming on the brakes for the New Year holiday, China’s air traffic recovery has resumed, with traffic from the country’s 25 busiest airports practically recovered to pre-pandemic levels and 133% above where it was at the beginning of April last year.   Read More
  • Air traffic continues its recovery in March

    March 2021 looked very different than March 2020 for commercial air traffic. In the middle of March last year the bottom fell out on the aviation industry as COVID-19 spread and countries rushed to close their borders. At the beginning of March 2020, the seven-day average of global commercial flights was 103,397, but by the …   Read More
  • Amapola: all about Sweden’s little-known Fokker 50 airline

    If you’re following us on Instagram (and if you’re not, please do!) you’ll know that last week I took a trip up to Hemavan (HMV) and back to Stockholm (ARN) on the Fokker 50. Those of you who know your turboprops will know the Fokker 50 is a very special bird indeed, so this was …   Read More

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Coronavirus: How the travel downturn is sending jet planes to ‘boneyards’

Hit by the collapse in demand for flights due to Covid-19 commercial airlines have parked their grounded fleet in some of the most remote locations in the world.

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CNN International

British Airways smashes record for quickest subsonic flight from New York to London

A British Airways (BA) flight has broken the record for the fastest-ever subsonic flight between New York and London, reaching a top speed of more than 800mph (1,287km/h).

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Conde Naste Traveller

Airlines Are Trying to Cut Service to Small Airports During Coronavirus

When travel starts to ramp up again after the coronavirus outbreak, small airports and cities could face a unique challenge: getting airlines to return.

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