FlightStats APIs

FlightStats APIs provide a set of status and positional APIs by flight, airport, fleet, route or area. They also include schedules, airline reference, airport reference, ratings, delay index, and weather information.

FlightStats APIs are designed for ease of use with REST, supporting JSON, JSONP, XML formats as well as SOAP. API responses include support for English, Simplified Chinese, Japanese, German, Spanish, French, Portuguese, and Arabic.

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API Categories
Aircraft

Provides extensive information on specific aircraft such as age, registration, ownership history, and more

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Airlines

Delivers important details about an airline including codes, name, and active status

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Airport Delay Index

Returns a measure of the level of departure delays a specified airport is currently experiencing

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Airports

Delivers important details about an airport including codes, name, location, address, time zone and more

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Connections

Returns connecting flights between two airports

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Equipment

Delivers important details about an airline equipment codes, name, and propulsion type

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FIDS

Provides the data needed by Flight Information Display Systems such as the flight boards commonly visible in airport terminals, hotel lobbies, and other places travelers are found

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Flight Alerts

Offers push-based alerting of flight status information that can be triggered on a variety of conditions and status changes

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Flight Status

Provides current flight information, including scheduled, estimated and actual departure/arrival times, equipment type, delay calculations, terminal, gate and baggage carousel

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Flight Status Feed

Provides a stream of the changes to worldwide flight records

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Flight Track

Delivers positional information on an active flight, including position (lat/long), previous positions, altitude, bearing, speed and route

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Historical Flight Status

Provides historical flight information, including scheduled, estimated and actual departure/arrival times, equipment type, delay calculations, terminal, gate and baggage carousel

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Ratings

Provides ratings of a flight's performance relative to other flights based on the flight’s on-time percentage and degree of lateness

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Schedules

Delivers access to the schedule information for upcoming flights for direct flights

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Weather

Provides current weather conditions, terminal aerodrome forecasts, and long term weather forecasts for airports around the world

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