Background

Fundada em 2005, a FlightAware foi a primeira empresa a fornecer rastreio gratuito de tráfego aéreo, privado e comercial, nos Estados Unidos. A FlightAware iniciou as suas operações no final de 2005 e rapidamente se tornou o serviço de rastreio de vôos mais popular do Mundo.

Os algoritmos de hora de chegada dos vôos, patenteados pela FlightAware, combinados com um poderoso interface com base na web, intuitivo, reactivo e confiável resultam na aplicação e serviço mais eficazes e úteis de rastreio de vôos. A FlightAware tem escritórios em Houston e Nova Iorque.

A integração sem falhas de FlightAware de fontes de dados de todo o mundo, combinada com
a interface baseada na web poderosa, intuitiva, com capacidade de resposta e confiável
tornam-na a aplicação de rastreio de voos e serviço mais capazes e úteis.

FlightAware é propriedade privada e tem escritórios em Houston e em Nova Iorque.

FlightAware Major Events and New Features

2015
Agosto FlightAware Member #6,000,000 registers
Junho PiAware 2.0 released with Mode S Multilateration (MLAT) for tracking of non-ADS-B equipped aircraft around the world
Junho ADS-B Ground Station #3,000 goes live in China, one of 101 countries with FlightAware ADS-B ground stations
Maio Premium global weather products (including interactive forecast imagery) available for FlightAware Global
Abril Live data for all tail numbers in Europe now available through FlightAware Global.
Abril FlightAware Firehose, a live position data feed, released to complement FlightXML with real-time RADAR, ADS-B, and status data.
Março New web site design released with streamlined interface and larger, more interactive maps
Março FlightAware celebrates 10 year anniversary
Março ADS-B Ground Station #2,000 goes live in Bulgaria, one of 85 countries with FlightAware ADS-B ground stations
Março FlightFeeder Android released - free, simple ADS-B ground station that runs on an Android phone or tablet
Fevereiro QuickAds now offer targeting on flight pages, flight alerts, and 300x250 ads
Fevereiro Aircraft operator tools released for free importing of call sign and schedule data
Janeiro FlightAware Member #5,000,000 registers
Janeiro ADS-B Ground Station #1,500 goes live in Armenia, one of 80 countries with FlightAware ADS-B ground stations
2014
Novembro Recipients of flight alerts now receive airport delay notifications
Outubro ADS-B Ground Station #1,000 goes live in Malaysia, one of 71 countries with FlightAware ADS-B ground stations
Outubro Build your own PiAware ADS-B receiver software and instructions released - ADS-B receiver for under $100.00
Setembro Maps now show Temporary Flight Restrictions (TFRs) in the United States
Agosto PiAware released -- FlightAware ADS-B client for Raspberry Pi and dump1090
Agosto All-new mobile apps released for both iOS Flight Tracker App (iPhone, iPad) and Android Flight Tracker app (phone, tablet)
Agosto FlightAware Global users can now optionally track VFR and other flights without flight plans
Agosto FlightAware Live released with live, high resolution airspace viewing
Agosto Map layers for commercial users (Premium, Global) now include high resolution satellite, terrain, and street map imagery
Julho ADS-B Ground Station #500 goes live in Finland, one of 63 countries with FlightAware ADS-B ground stations
Junho Maps now optionally show nearby airplanes and zoom-based nearby airports around the world
Junho FlightAware Member #4,000,000 registers
Maio Online and automated downloads and subscriptions for many data feeds including airport database, FBO database, fuel prices, and airline and operator database
Maio FlightAware Global users can now pre-upload flight plans for datalink and ADS-B tracking outside flight plan coverage area
Março FlightAware TV launched. Live maps and flight status for HDTV display
Janeiro Next generation FBO ToolBox released with new user interface and improved reports with additional data
Janeiro FlightFeeder - FlightAware ADS-B receivers begin shipping to over a dozen countries
2013
Dezembro Worldwide delay statistics now published for airline operations; cancellation statistics now include percentages of flight operations.
Novembro SITA and FlightAware partner for live flight data in SITA Aircom Server
Outubro ForeFlight and FlightAware partner for route amendments, flight tracking and integration of FlightAware Global in ForeFlight Mobile
Outubro FlightAware announces worldwide flight tracking for Garmin avionics
Outubro New customers of FlightAware Global and Selective Unblocking can now sign up online
Setembro Operators of ADS-B receivers can now connect to FlightAware's worldwide ADS-B flight tracking network
Setembro FlightAware maps now can display IFR low and high en-route charts in the United States
Setembro New photos interface with higher resolution photos, auto-resizing, infinite scrolling, and comments
Setembro FlightAware Member #3,000,000 registers
Setembro FlightAware MiseryMap released -- animated view of weather, flight delays, and cancellations across the United States
Julho Worldwide flight tracking integration available for airline operators using ACARS via SITA. Simply contact FlightAware to enable
Junho Subscribers to FlightAware Global and Selective Unblocking can now self-manage users and delegate access
Junho FlightAware New Zealand launched. Free, live, nationwide live flight tracking for private and airline flights across New Zealand
Junho Live UVair contract fuel card prices now displayed on FBO pages for UVair customers (press release)
Maio All aircraft operators that are FlightAware commercial customers can now automatically access and view live European flight data for their aircraft
Maio Sporty's and FlightAware partner to offer printed and framed FlightAware maps showing a year or more of an aircraft's flight history
Abril Comprehensive coverage of flight positions across United Kingdom added for both airline and general aviation flights
Abril FlightAware flight tracking pages now automatically update without a page refresh.
Março New Enterprise Account available by monthly subscription for professional users
Março FBO listings now search and display lower prices at nearby airports
Fevereiro Free FBO ToolBox US trials and online sign-up available for United States FBOs and airport businesses
Janeiro Airport and flight history data reports can now be purchased online at a discount on a subscription basis
Janeiro Worldwide flight tracking integration available for airline operators using ACARS via ARINC. Simply contact FlightAware to enable.
2012
Dezembro FlightAware Member #2,000,000 registers
Outubro FlightAware announces worldwide coverage for business aviation flight tracking at NBAA 2012 in Orlando
Outubro FlightAware for Windows 8 app released for tablets and PCs
Outubro ARINC announces that ARINC Direct business aircraft operators will now use FlightAware
Setembro FlightAware adds datalink coverage from ARINC Direct, Honeywell GDC, Satcom Direct, Spidertracks, UVdatalink
Agosto New FlightAware.com home page with personalized flight searches
Julho New mobile FlightAware.com web site for smartphones
Julho Airline flight "one-step alerts" and alerts sharing released
Julho Track log, flight profile graphs, and My FlightAware maps added to iPhone, iPad, and Android apps
Junho Significant improvement to coverage of live airline flight positions in Europe, Middle East, Japan, Brazil, and New Zealand
Junho Re-designed flight page released - first major enhancement in seven years
Junho New "ATC Mode" maps with unlimited number of flight data tags for airport, fleet, and My FlightAware maps
Maio Resolution of US weather radar increased 4x on site/mobile apps & European weather added to maps for commercial customers
Maio FBO ToolBox Europe and FlightAware Global (worldwide flight tracking product for aircraft operators) released
Maio European general aviation flight tracking coverage announced at EBACE 2012 in Geneva
Março Worldwide owner/registration data (with history) now available on flight pages for private aircraft
Março FlightAware API now offers worldwide airline gate and schedule data and also nationwide Australia data
Março FlightAware Australia launched. Free, live, nationwide live flight tracking for private and airline flights across Australia
Fevereiro FlightAware Live released -- automatic, live position updates automatically streamed to web page maps
Fevereiro Historical flight data (US, UK, Canada) for commercial data products extended to include 1998 - present.
Janeiro FlightAware API adds JSON interface and push (callback) notifications for flight and airport alerts
Janeiro Pre-arrival (45 minute) flight notifications added to all flight and airport alerts
2011
Dezembro FlightAware flight archives pass 250,000,000 flights
Novembro FlightAware Photos passes 250,000 photos of over 100,000 aircraft
Outubro FlightAware employees participate in the 2011 Race for the Cure Houston
Setembro FlightAware releases mobile flight tracker apps for Android, iPhone, iPad, BlackBerry, and Windows Phone 7
Agosto Twitter integration announced that allows alerts to be auto-Tweeted
Julho Flight alerts now notify users of gate changes, flight delays
Junho FlightAware Member #1,000,000 registers
Maio Alerts sharing introduced - alerts can now can be setup for friends
Fevereiro FlightXML 2 released - FlightAware's next-generation flight tracking API
Janeiro FlightAware offers an airline cancellations page to view the impact of major storms
2010
Dezembro FlightAware App for Facebook released
Novembro Meal service information added to airline flight tracking pages and flight alerts
Agosto Codeshare support added for airline flights, maps and international positions for many airline flights
Junho Major improvements to airline flight tracking, international coverage, gates, and more
Junho FlightAware "Live Flight Tracker" 2.0 iPhone released
Junho Localized content and language formatting made available to over a dozen countries
Maio FlightAware launches re-designed web site design and home page
Maio Altitude/speed graphs added to flight track logs
Abril Free, embedded content made available to media and web site operators
Abril Flight Crews and Dispatcher collaboration added to flight planning
Fevereiro FlightAware adds user-contributed photos and reviews to FBO pages
Janeiro FlightAware releases US airport delay list, interactive delay map with animated weather
2009
Dezembro FlightAware flight archives pass 100,000,000 flights
Outubro Version 2.0 of Flight Planning released
Outubro Interactive airport maps with data tag cycling, hovering, zoom/pan
Outubro Free Flight Tracking iPhone App released
Setembro US VFR Sectional Viewer released
Setembro Average Arrival Time (7-day average) added to all airline flight tracking pages
Agosto FlightAware joins Twitter and Facebook
Agosto Airliner photos displayed on flight tracking pages
Agosto Google Earth support added
Agosto Zooming, panning, map styles (Earth View, Sectionals) added to flight tracking maps
Julho United Kingdom added to service area
Fevereiro Registered members can subscribe to daily/weekly/monthly aviation news and photo email.
Janeiro FlightAware Photos section passes 20,000 photos
2008
Dezembro Flight Planning now supports diversions, holds, fuel tankering.
Setembro Flight Planning released.
Julho Endorsements, Flight Crew, and Remarks released
Junho FlightAware Photos released; photos embedded into flight tracking pages.
Maio FlightAware Member #250,000 registers
Março FlightAware celebrates third birthday; has 15 employees with offices in Houston and New York
Março FlightAware begins displaying airline schedules and delayed flight information
2007
Setembro Squawks released for sharing aviation links
Setembro Maps available for flight finder, My FlightAware, aircraft type, and fleet maps
Agosto FlightAware flight archives pass 50,000,000 flights
Agosto Weather Maps now available with nationwide and regional views
Junho FlightAware registers 150,000th member; serves over 1,250,000 unique users in June
Maio Beta access to fleet maps, aircraft type maps, and route maps released
2006
Dezembro Commercial user accounts available for Part 135 and 121 operators
Novembro Flight Alerts (e-mail and instant message flight tracking notifications) launched
Outubro FlightAware release commercial products, AirportAware and FlightXML
Abril Full archive of flight information, track logs, and maps available for all historical flights
Março FlightAware registers 50,000th member; serves over 300,000 unique users in March
Março "Pilot Resources" section launched with airport information, IFR terminal procedures
Março FlightAware releases new logo and redesigned web site
Janeiro FlightAware registers 25,000th member; serves 100,000 unique users in one week
2005
Novembro FlightAware is released from beta status
Outubro Next-generation maps with ATC-style airport area views released
Setembro Over 1,000 new FlightAware account registrations in the first week of public beta
Setembro FlightAware opens to public beta
Agosto "My FlightAware" launched
Julho User registration is implemented
Abril FlightAware begins processing live flight data and opens to private beta
Março FlightAware founded

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