PR: FlightAware To Release Revolutionary Flight Tracking Products at NBAA
Wednesday, October 11, 2006 10:45AM
Last updated 10 years ago.
HOUSTON, October 11 -- FlightAware, the world leader in flight tracking and the operator of the FlightAware.com web site, announced Wednesday morning that they will release two new industry-transforming products (DirectFlight and AirportAware) at the National Business Aviation Association (NBAA) 59th Annual Meeting & Convention in Orlando, Florida on October 17th, 2006. FlightAware will showcase DirectFlight and AirportAware as well as the FlightAware.com web site at booth #608 during the NBAA 2006 exhibit hours.
FlightAware DirectFlight API (Application Programming Interface) from FlightAware allows customers to seamlessly incorporate FlightAware technology and flight tracking data into existing or new aviation software applications. DirectFlight provides an industry standard web services-based programmatic interface to FlightAware data and statistics.
AirportAware provides intuitive and appealing arrival and departure boards designed for use by FBOs and general aviation airport facilities. AirportAware uses live FlightAware data to provide general aviation operation information on an LCD or Plasma flat-screen television. AirportAware can be easily tailored to inform FBO personnel and customers of the live flight tracking data that's most important to them and their customers.
FlightAware receives and processes over 6,500,000 FAA radar position and flight information messages daily to provide flight tracking information for over 50,000 flights a day over the United States. In addition to specific flight tracking, the FlightAware.com web site features live maps of the entire United States showing every plane in the sky as well as animations showing an entire day of air traffic activity.
The FlightAware.com web site offers online arrival and departure "boards" for every airport in the country, even airports that only serve private planes. Web site users can not only view and track every inbound and outbound aircraft, but also see a live air traffic control-style map of the airport area. Airport information for pilots and aviation enthusiasts is also available such as runway information, airport diagrams, and airport procedures.
FlightAware (flightaware.com) is the most popular flight tracking company in the world. FlightAware was the first company to offer free flight tracking services for both private and commercial air traffic in the United States. FlightAware offers flight tracking and aviation data analysis services to over half a million users via the free FlightAware.com web site as well as enterprise commercial services directly to aviation businesses. Founded in 2005, FlightAware is privately held and based in Houston.
Ashley Caves (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Daniel Baker, FlightAware, +1-800-713-8570
Booth #608 at NBAA 2006 in Orlando, FL (October 17 - 19)