Flight Status and Track

FlightStats’ Flex APIs provide access to the most complete global flight data available. These APIs answer questions most important to air travelers and industry professionals. The Flight Status and Track API allows queries of status and position by airport, flight, route, fleet, and area.

Flight Status

Flight Status deals with questions such as:

  • Is my flight on time?
  • How long is the delay?
  • Is it cancelled?
  • What is my departure or arrival gate and terminal?
  • What type of plane is used on this flight?

This is a very flexible API that allows you to retrieve detailed information about a flight’s schedule, departure and arrival airports, delays, cancellations, diversions, gates and terminals.

Flight Track

Flight Track provides positional information needed to create flight tracking applications and answers questions such as:

  • What is the planned flight path for this flight?
  • Where is it now?
  • Where has it been up to now?

Fleet Status

Fleet Status provides the flight status for a particular fleet (airline), by departure date. Fleet Status answers questions such as:

  • What are all of the scheduled flights for my fleet today?
  • What are the statuses of all flights scheduled for my fleet today?

Fleet Track

Fleet Track provides flight positions for active flights in a particular fleet (airline). Fleet Status answers questions such as:

  • What are the flight plans for my fleet?
  • Where are the planes in my fleet?
  • What are the routes taken by the planes in the fleet?

Flights Near

Flights Near provides access to positional information on active flights in a requested geographic area including all available carrier, flight number, call sign, tail number, position (lat/long), altitude, bearing, and speed data. Flights Near answers questions such as:

  • What planes are flying over a specific area?

Please Note: Flight Status and Track by Fleet and Airport are not included in our self-service plans. If you are interested in these services, please contact our sales team to learn more and get a quote.

Go to Flight Status and Track API Documentation to learn more.