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Start Your Week Staring at the Stars

It’s no secret that pilots have the best views in the sky. They face forward, have a 180 degree view, and can darken the flight deck to take advantage of the illumination of the night sky. Swiss pilot Sales Wick took all that a step further with a mesmerizing time lapse video of his flight from Zurich to São Paulo. (more…)

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30 Days of Global Flight

In the 30 days of June 2016 we tracked a record 4,813,051 flights. We also set a new single-day record with 175,107 flights tracked on Friday, 24 June. On average, we tracked 160,435 flights per day.

We put together a time lapse of global flight for June, showing all 30 days and millions of flights. See if you can pick out some of the patterns that develop.

 

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Seeing a Day in a Minute—24 Hours of Flights in the US

Hundreds of thousands of flights take off and land each day around the world. On 1 April we tracked a total of 164,209 flights. Tens of thousands of those took to the skies over the United States. In the video below, we’ve compressed 24 hours of flight activity over the United States into just one minute. (more…)