Flight Explorer Announces Flight Explorer FastTrack: Now Any Website Can Display Accurate Flight-Status Information
Arlington, VA – January 8, 2003 – Flight Explorer®, the world’s leading provider of Internet-based real-time flight tracking information, reporting and display products, today announced the launch of Flight Explorer FastTrack, a service that will enable any website to display accurate flight-status information. This new offering integrates graphically with the look and feel of any web site to provide a seamless experience for site visitors. Flight Explorer FastTrack provides a turn-key solution for web sites operated by airlines, airports, travel sites, and other aviation-related entities that want their sites to be up and running within minutes.
Visitors to Flight Explorer FastTrack-enabled web sites can track a specific flight of interest in the US, Canada, and parts of the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Users will see the aircraft’s position, flight status (whether airborne or on the ground), and other information including altitude, ground speed, type of aircraft, arrival and departure airports, departure time, estimated arrival time and weather for the two airports. Information is shown both graphically and as text. To see a sample of Flight Explorer FastTrack, visit http://www.flightexplorer.com.
Users can view a flight by knowing the airline and flight number, the airline and arrival/departure airports or the arrival/departure airports and times.
“Flight Explorer FastTrack is an exciting service for any website whose visitors need on-the-spot, timely information about a flight” said Walt Kross, president and CEO of Flight Explorer. “Visitors can accurately determine the arrival time of a business associate, a friend or relative instantly. Industry interest in this service is very strong.”
Flight Explorer is the maker of Flight Explorer Professional®, the easiest, most robust and reliable aircraft situation display in the industry. With only a personal computer and Internet access, commercial users and others providing aviation services can use Flight Explorer to track aircraft anywhere over the U.S. (including Alaska and Hawaii), Canada, the UK, New Zealand and portions of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. Flight Explorer Professional updates the aircraft positions every minute and refreshes the screen views every 10 seconds.
About Flight Explorer
Flight Explorer is the world's leading provider of Internet-based real-time flight tracking and weather information, reporting and display products. It produces Flight Explorer Professional, the industry's most powerful, reliable and widely used aircraft situation display system. Customers include American Airlines, Atlantic Aviation, UPS, FedEx, US Airways, Continental, FAA, AirTran Airways, Atlantic Coast Airlines, American Trans Air, NetJets, Business Jet Solutions, TAG Aviation, Piedmont Hawthorne, the City of Chicago Department of Aviation, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport and airport and port authorities in more than two dozen states. Call 1-866-235-6870 or visit http://www.flightexplorer.com.