Background

Fundada en marzo de 2005, FlightAware es la primer compañía en ofrecer servicios gratuitos de rastreo de vuelos para el tráfico aéreo tanto privado como comercial en los Estados Unidos. FlightAware inicia sus operaciones a fines de 2005 y rápidamente se convierte en el servicio de rastreo de vuelos más popular del mundo.

Los algoritmos de horarios de arribo de vuelos patentados de FlightAware combinados con su poderosa e intuitiva interfaz de internet, de enorme confiabilidad y capacidad de respuesta, dan como resultado la aplicación y el servicio de seguimiento de vuelos de mayor eficacia y utilidad. FlightAware cuenta con sedes en Houston y en Nueva York.

La perfecta integración de FlightAware de fuentes de información de todo el mundo combinada con
la interfaz con base en la web poderosa, intuitiva, confiable y con capacidad de respuesta de FlightAware
dan como resultado la aplicación y el servicio de mayor rendimiento y utilidad para el rastreo de vuelos.

FlightAware es una empresa privada y tiene oficinas en Houston y Nueva York.

FlightAware Major Events and New Features

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

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