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2019 by the numbers
In 2019, we tracked 68,948,849 total flights, activated thousands of new ADS-B receivers around the world, and one flight was viewed far more than others.
Flightradar24 2019 by the numbers
Flight path of Z9 2100
Surveillance cameras at Almaty airport capture Bek Air flight 2100 accident
In the video, the Fokker 100 lifts off the runway only slightly before impacting the ground and sliding through a field into a building.

Bek Air also released a presentation regarding the flight, which is available for viewing on our blog.
Updates on Bek Air flight 2100
Flight path of TC-TSR from Osaka to Istanbul
Ghosn the ghost
Carlos Ghosn, the former head of Nissan who had been under house arrest in Tokyo ahead of trial on corruption charges, escaped Japan to Lebanon through Turkey this week via two private jets.

The first flight took Ghosn from Osaka to Istanbul, where he transferred to a second aircraft for the flight to Beirut.
Playback: Osaka-Istanbul
Playback: Istanbul-Beirut
Bahamasair 737-500
ADS-B bites Bahamasair
The FAA has barred Bahamasair’s three 737-500s from US airspace after the airline failed to meet the 1 January 2020 deadline to equip with ADS-B. All commercial aircraft and most other aircraft now need ADS-B to operate in US airspace. The airline’s lone 737-700 is equipped with ADS-B.
Track the Bahamasair fleet
FLIGHTS TO FOLLOW
1st Air Kiribati E190-E2
Air Kiribati takes delivery of its first E190-E2
The small Pacific island carrier took delivery of its first of two Embraer E190-E2s this week. The delivery of the aircraft doubles the size of the airline’s fleet. 
Track the Air Kiribati fleet
AVIATION PHOTOS OF THE YEAR
The British Airways BOAC heritage 747 in formation with the Red Arrows
In 2019, photographers added nearly 300,000 photos to JetPhotos, bringing the total catalog to 4.4 million photos featuring 294,000 unique registrations. Each photo uploaded to JetPhotos is viewed by the JetPhotos screening team. Here are 19 of the JetPhotos screeners’ favorite photos from 2019.
See the JetPhotos 19 for 2019
HELP US INCREASE FLIGHT TRACKING COVERAGE
A Flightradar24 ADS-B receiver kit
Host a Flightradar24 ADS-B receiver
Last week, we talked about building your own ADS-B receiver, but if you're more comfortable with just plugging in cables, you can apply to host one of our receivers. If you live in a remote area, we encourage you to apply! We'll send you everything you need (no computer necessary) and you’ll also receive a free Flightradar24 Business subscription.
Apply for Flightradar24 ADS-B receiver
UNDER THE RADAR - Bite size aviation news
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Our favorite conversations from 2019
On this episode of AvTalk we look back at some of our favorite conversations from 2019. We’ll be back with the first new episode of 2020 on 17 January.
Listen to Episode 74
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