How do you use a live flight tracker to track a flight?


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Ways to use live flight trackers to track a flight include searching for specific routes, entering the flight number and specifying the airline. It's possible to track flights by using the Flight View, Flight Radar and Flight Stats websites.

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Flight View allows users to search for flights according to their flight number or route. For example, if you want to view planes moving between Paris and New York, you can search and then select one, or use Flight View's random flight function. Flight Radar offers live flight traffic 24 hours a day. Individuals can select an area of the world and see all the flights in that area. By hovering the mouse over a plane, you can view the flight's code. Select your flight, then read information regarding its route, its destination and whether it has experienced delays. Flight Radar also lets you track planes according to their route code, as well as searching for destinations.

Flight Stats claims to have the Internet's most accurate flight tracking software. By typing in the name of the airline, the departure airport and the arrival destination, you can track a flight even if you're unsure of its exact flight number. The site's position log offers information on how far the aircraft is from its destination.

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