Background

FlightAware grundades i mars 2005 och var det första företaget att erbjuda kostnadsfria flygspårningstjänster för både privat och kommersiell flygtrafik i USA. FlightAware lanserade sin offentliga verksamhet i slutet av 2005 och blev snabbt den populäraste flygspårningstjänsten i världen.

Tack vare FlightAware:s egna algoritmer för ankomsttider för flyg samt kraftfulla, användarvänliga, responsiva och pålitliga webbaserade gränssnitt kan vi erbjuda den bästa och mest användbara flygspårningstjänsten. FlightAware har kontor i Houston och New York.

FlightAware:s smidiga integration av världsomspännande datakällor kombinerat med
FlightAware:s kraftfulla, intuitiva, lyhörda och pålitliga webbaserade gränssnitt
ger den mest kapabla och användbara flygspårningsapplikationen och flygspårningstjänsten.

FlightAware är ett privat företag med säten i Houston och New York.

FlightAware Major Events and New Features

2015
juni PiAware 2.0 released with Mode S Multilateration (MLAT) for tracking of non-ADS-B equipped aircraft around the world
juni ADS-B Ground Station #3,000 goes live in China, one of 101 countries with FlightAware ADS-B ground stations
maj Premium global weather products (including interactive forecast imagery) available for FlightAware Global
april Live data for all tail numbers in Europe now available through FlightAware Global.
april FlightAware Firehose, a live position data feed, released to complement FlightXML with real-time RADAR, ADS-B, and status data.
mars New web site design released with streamlined interface and larger, more interactive maps
mars FlightAware celebrates 10 year anniversary
mars ADS-B Ground Station #2,000 goes live in Bulgaria, one of 85 countries with FlightAware ADS-B ground stations
mars FlightFeeder Android released - free, simple ADS-B ground station that runs on an Android phone or tablet
februari QuickAds now offer targeting on flight pages, flight alerts, and 300x250 ads
februari Aircraft operator tools released for free importing of call sign and schedule data
januari FlightAware Member #5,000,000 registers
januari ADS-B Ground Station #1,500 goes live in Armenia, one of 80 countries with FlightAware ADS-B ground stations
2014
november Recipients of flight alerts now receive airport delay notifications
oktober ADS-B Ground Station #1,000 goes live in Malaysia, one of 71 countries with FlightAware ADS-B ground stations
oktober Build your own PiAware ADS-B receiver software and instructions released - ADS-B receiver for under $100.00
september Maps now show Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) in the United States
augusti PiAware released -- FlightAware ADS-B client for Raspberry Pi and dump1090
augusti All-new mobile apps released for both iOS Flight Tracker App (iPhone, iPad) and Android Flight Tracker app (phone, tablet)
augusti FlightAware Global users can now optionally track VFR and other flights without flight plans
augusti FlightAware Live released with live, high resolution airspace viewing
augusti Map layers for commercial users (Premium, Global) now include high resolution satellite, terrain, and street map imagery
juli ADS-B Ground Station #500 goes live in Finland, one of 63 countries with FlightAware ADS-B ground stations
juni Maps now optionally show nearby airplanes and zoom-based nearby airports around the world
juni FlightAware Member #4,000,000 registers
maj Online and automated downloads and subscriptions for many data feeds including airport database, FBO database, fuel prices, and airline and operator database
maj FlightAware Global users can now pre-upload flight plans for datalink and ADS-B tracking outside flight plan coverage area
mars FlightAware TV launched. Live maps and flight status for HDTV display
januari Next generation FBO ToolBox released with new user interface and improved reports with additional data
januari FlightFeeder - FlightAware ADS-B receivers begin shipping to over a dozen countries
2013
december Worldwide delay statistics now published for airline operations; cancellation statistics now include percentages of flight operations.
november SITA and FlightAware partner for live flight data in SITA Aircom Server
oktober ForeFlight and FlightAware partner for route amendments, flight tracking and integration of FlightAware Global in ForeFlight Mobile
oktober FlightAware announces worldwide flight tracking for Garmin avionics
oktober New customers of FlightAware Global and Selective Unblocking can now sign up online
september Operators of ADS-B receivers can now connect to FlightAware's worldwide ADS-B flight tracking network
september FlightAware maps now can display IFR low and high en-route charts in the United States
september New photos interface with higher resolution photos, auto-resizing, infinite scrolling, and comments
september FlightAware Member #3,000,000 registers
september FlightAware MiseryMap released -- animated view of weather, flight delays, and cancellations across the United States
juli Worldwide flight tracking integration available for airline operators using ACARS via SITA. Simply contact FlightAware to enable
juni Subscribers to FlightAware Global and Selective Unblocking can now self-manage users and delegate access
juni FlightAware New Zealand launched. Free, live, nationwide live flight tracking for private and airline flights across New Zealand
juni Live UVair contract fuel card prices now displayed on FBO pages for UVair customers (press release)
maj All aircraft operators that are FlightAware commercial customers can now automatically access and view live European flight data for their aircraft
maj Sporty's and FlightAware partner to offer printed and framed FlightAware maps showing a year or more of an aircraft's flight history
april Comprehensive coverage of flight positions across United Kingdom added for both airline and general aviation flights
april FlightAware flight tracking pages now automatically update without a page refresh.
mars New Enterprise Account available by monthly subscription for professional users
mars FBO listings now search and display lower prices at nearby airports
februari Free FBO ToolBox US trials and online sign-up available for United States FBOs and airport businesses
januari Airport and flight history data reports can now be purchased online at a discount on a subscription basis
januari Worldwide flight tracking integration available for airline operators using ACARS via ARINC. Simply contact FlightAware to enable.
2012
december FlightAware Member #2,000,000 registers
oktober FlightAware announces worldwide coverage for business aviation flight tracking at NBAA 2012 in Orlando
oktober FlightAware for Windows 8 app released for tablets and PCs
oktober ARINC announces that ARINC Direct business aircraft operators will now use FlightAware
september FlightAware adds datalink coverage from ARINC Direct, Honeywell GDC, Satcom Direct, Spidertracks, UVdatalink
augusti New FlightAware.com home page with personalized flight searches
juli New mobile FlightAware.com web site for smartphones
juli Airline flight "one-step alerts" and alerts sharing released
juli Track log, flight profile graphs, and My FlightAware maps added to iPhone, iPad, and Android apps
juni Significant improvement to coverage of live airline flight positions in Europe, Middle East, Japan, Brazil, and New Zealand
juni Re-designed flight page released - first major enhancement in seven years
juni New "ATC Mode" maps with unlimited number of flight data tags for airport, fleet, and My FlightAware maps
maj Resolution of US weather radar increased 4x on site/mobile apps & European weather added to maps for commercial customers
maj FBO ToolBox Europe and FlightAware Global (worldwide flight tracking product for aircraft operators) released
maj European general aviation flight tracking coverage announced at EBACE 2012 in Geneva
mars Worldwide owner/registration data (with history) now available on flight pages for private aircraft
mars FlightAware API now offers worldwide airline gate and schedule data and also nationwide Australia data
mars FlightAware Australia launched. Free, live, nationwide live flight tracking for private and airline flights across Australia
februari FlightAware Live released -- automatic, live position updates automatically streamed to web page maps
februari Historical flight data (US, UK, Canada) for commercial data products extended to include 1998 - present.
januari FlightAware API adds JSON interface and push (callback) notifications for flight and airport alerts
januari Pre-arrival (45 minute) flight notifications added to all flight and airport alerts
2011
december FlightAware flight archives pass 250,000,000 flights
november FlightAware Photos passes 250,000 photos of over 100,000 aircraft
oktober FlightAware employees participate in the 2011 Race for the Cure Houston
september FlightAware releases mobile flight tracker apps for Android, iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone 7
augusti Twitter integration announced that allows alerts to be auto-Tweeted
juli Flight alerts now notify users of gate changes, flight delays
juni FlightAware Member #1,000,000 registers
maj Alerts sharing introduced - alerts can now can be setup for friends
februari FlightXML 2 released - FlightAware's next-generation flight tracking API
januari FlightAware offers an airline cancellations page to view the impact of major storms
2010
december FlightAware App for Facebook released
november Meal service information added to airline flight tracking pages and flight alerts
augusti Codeshare support added for airline flights, maps and international positions for many airline flights
juni Major improvements to airline flight tracking, international coverage, gates, and more
juni FlightAware "Live Flight Tracker" 2.0 iPhone released
juni Localized content and language formatting made available to over a dozen countries
maj FlightAware launches re-designed web site design and home page
maj Altitude/speed graphs added to flight track logs
april Free, embedded content made available to media and web site operators
april Flight Crews and Dispatcher collaboration added to flight planning
februari FlightAware adds user-contributed photos and reviews to FBO pages
januari FlightAware releases US airport delay list, interactive delay map with animated weather
2009
december FlightAware flight archives pass 100,000,000 flights
oktober Version 2.0 of Flight Planning released
oktober Interactive airport maps with data tag cycling, hovering, zoom/pan
oktober Free Flight Tracking iPhone App released
september US VFR Sectional Viewer released
september Average Arrival Time (7-day average) added to all airline flight tracking pages
augusti FlightAware joins Twitter and Facebook
augusti Airliner photos displayed on flight tracking pages
augusti Google Earth support added
augusti Zooming, panning, map styles (Earth View, Sectionals) added to flight tracking maps
juli United Kingdom added to service area
februari Registered members can subscribe to daily/weekly/monthly aviation news and photo email.
januari FlightAware Photos section passes 20,000 photos
2008
december Flight Planning now supports diversions, holds, fuel tankering.
september Flight Planning released.
juli Endorsements, Flight Crew, and Remarks released
juni FlightAware Photos released; photos embedded into flight tracking pages.
maj FlightAware Member #250,000 registers
mars FlightAware celebrates third birthday; has 15 employees with offices in Houston and New York
mars FlightAware begins displaying airline schedules and delayed flight information
2007
september Squawks released for sharing aviation links
september Maps available for flight finder, My FlightAware, aircraft type, and fleet maps
augusti FlightAware flight archives pass 50,000,000 flights
augusti Weather Maps now available with nationwide and regional views
juni FlightAware registers 150,000th member; serves over 1,250,000 unique users in June
maj Beta access to fleet maps, aircraft type maps, and route maps released
2006
december Commercial user accounts available for Part 135 and 121 operators
november Flight Alerts (e-mail and instant message flight tracking notifications) launched
oktober FlightAware release commercial products, AirportAware and FlightXML
april Full archive of flight information, track logs, and maps available for all historical flights
mars FlightAware registers 50,000th member; serves over 300,000 unique users in March
mars "Pilot Resources" section launched with airport information, IFR terminal procedures
mars FlightAware releases new logo and redesigned web site
januari FlightAware registers 25,000th member; serves 100,000 unique users in one week
2005
november FlightAware is released from beta status
oktober Next-generation maps with ATC-style airport area views released
september Over 1,000 new FlightAware account registrations in the first week of public beta
september FlightAware opens to public beta
augusti "My FlightAware" launched
juli User registration is implemented
april FlightAware begins processing live flight data and opens to private beta
mars FlightAware founded

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