IflyORL From United States of America, joined Sep 2003, 159 posts, RR: 0 Posted (10 years 11 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2406 times:
Can someone tell me where I can get information like this before a flight departs.
Airline Virgin Atlantic Airways
Flight Number 79P
Departure City (Airport) Manchester, England, Great Britain (EGCC)
Arrival City (Airport) Orlando, FL (MCO)
Arrival Time 11/01/2003 03:46 PM
Remaining Flight Time 07:08
Aircraft Type Boeing 747-200
Current Altitude 0 feet
Current Groundspeed 0 mph
Flight Status In Flight
OPNLguy From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (10 years 11 months 3 days 23 hours ago) and read 2340 times:
As far as getting it BEFORE a flight departs, I don't know of any way that you can. The info involved is first transmitted from the airline's dispatch/ops office to the station where the flight is actually departing, and that usually a proprietary system. This info also gets filed by dispatch/ops to the appropriate ATC facility, which is where ATC gets it so it's eventually displayed once the aircraft gets airborne.
Pilottim747 From United States of America, joined Jul 2001, 1607 posts, RR: 5
Reply 5, posted (10 years 11 months 3 days 22 hours ago) and read 2246 times:
I think open but not active flight plans also show up on Flytecomm. They say 'planned' in the remarks. I've seen them many hours in advance (especially on scheduled flights that automatically kick over).
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