How Do You Check Your Flight Status?

To check your flight status, visit your airline's website, click Flight Status, sometimes located under Flight or Travel Information on the home page, and enter your flight number or departure and arrival cities and departure date. Alternatively, enter your flight information on a flight-tracking site such as or

Flight status information includes scheduled, estimated and actual departure and arrival dates. Some airlines, such as American Airlines, offer to text or email flight status updates to your mobile device. Flight-tracking sites and some airlines offer apps that customers can download to their mobile devices to keep up to date on flight information. Larger airports, such as Heathrow, London, also provide a flight information tool that can track flights using their flight number.