FlightAware Launches Comprehensive Flight Tracking Services in New Zealand
Tuesday, June 18, 2013 02:00PM
Last updated 4 years ago.
CHRISTCHURCH, NZ AND HOUSTON (19 June 2013) – Airways New Zealand and FlightAware today announced that New Zealand’s 30 million square kilometers of airspace has joined FlightAware’s flight tracking coverage area. Airways is providing FlightAware with live flight data that leverages FlightAware’s innovative technology for airspace users as well as services to travellers.
FlightAware’s leading web-based flight tracking services offer live flight following, schedule information, delay details, weather, mapping, movement alerts, and analysis products for airlines, business aviation, air navigation service providers, airports, handling agents, travellers, and more. This partnership enables FlightAware to offer live data within New Zealand that is aggregated with FlightAware’s data from over 45 countries, including the contiguous Australian airspace as well as worldwide data-link for equipped aircraft.
“Our partnership with FlightAware allows New Zealand airspace users to have the latest tools and technology for flight tracking” Airways Head of Customer Management Gareth Owen said. “We’re pleased to have a partner that is as committed as we are to providing up-to-the-minute data to the aviation sector.”
All of FlightAware’s services now incorporate the New Zealand coverage, including:
- FlightAware Global – Operational flight tracking system with coverage in over 45 countries and datalink for equipped aircraft. Includes real-time data, maps, weather radar overlays, email and mobile alerts, activity reports, and ground facility directory with current fuel prices
- FBO ToolBox – Operations and marketing tool for FBOs and handling agents to be aware of inbound aircraft, analyse airport traffic and keep track of customer requirements
- FlightXML – A live flight tracking API for third parties to harness FlightAware’s infrastructure and consolidated ANSP data.
- FlightAware Mobile – Mobile flight tracking applications for iPad, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, PlayBook, Windows Phone , Windows 8, and Symbian.
About Airways New Zealand
Airways is a world-leading ANSP, providing air traffic control and air navigation services in New Zealand, and air navigation and air traffic management consultancy and training services around the world. Airways has helped some of the world’s fastest growing countries design efficient, future-ready airspace. With a continuous improvement approach to air safety and operational efficiency, Airways is renowned globally for leading innovation and development in the aviation sector. A trusted training provider internationally, Airways provides high quality training services using a mix of cutting-edge simulator technology and classroom-led training programmes. Airways is owned by the New Zealand Government and operates as a fully commercial business.
FlightAware (flightaware.com) is the largest flight tracking, flight data, and flight planning company in the world. FlightAware was the first company to offer free flight tracking services for both private and commercial aircraft in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. FlightAware provides flight tracking, flight data, and flight planning services in over forty countries to over three million people each month. Founded in 2005, FlightAware is privately held and has offices in Houston and New York.