In flight: see planes real time | Pilot Academy

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Nearly 100,000 flights are conducted every day around the planet. With hundreds of new airports being built every year and airline companies expanding their routes to literally every corner of each continent, the number of flights is projected to double by the year 2025.


Check out, observe and imagine yourself being a part of breathtaking change that is happening right now in the sky above you. To mark 100 years of passenger air travel, the Guardian News by using FlighStats data presents a stunning interactive to show every one of the thousands of commercial planes currently in the air, charts the history of aviation since 1914, and asks what comes next for the industry.