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Flight path of SJ182
Sriwijaya Air flight 182 crashes near Jakarta

Sriwijaya Air flight 182 crashed just four minutes after take off from Jakarta this week. The aircraft reached 10,900 feet before quickly losing altitude and impacting the Java Sea. Investigators have retrieved the flight data recorder and are continuing to search for the cockpit voice recorder.
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Norwegian aircraft stored in Stavanger
Norwegian pulls the plug on long-haul

Norwegian announced it will discontinue long-haul flying and remove the 787 from its fleet. The carrier will refocus on short-haul European flying with a smaller fleet of 737 aircraft.
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AvTalk is back — the first new episode of 2021 

We discuss the crash of Sriwijaya Air 182, COVID’s continuing effects on the aviation industry, Norwegian’s restructuring, Boeing’s deferred prosecution agreement with the US government, and much more.
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Azores Airlines A321LR flight from Lisbon to Bogota
Azores Airlines completes longest A321LR flight yet

At 7,528 kilometers, Azores Airlines’ non-stop flight from Lisbon to Bogota is now the longest flight by the A321LR. The flight to Bogota took 9 hours 51 minutes, while the return lasted 9 hours, 20 minutes.
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Arrivals board from Madrid airport showing all canceled flights
Snowstorm of the century closes Madrid airport for days

Flights at Madrid’s Barajas Airport were halted for 50 hours this week after Storm Filomena dumped up to 50 centimeters (20 inches) of snow in the area. 
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A Swiss A220 landing in Munich
A Swiss A220 landing in Munich.
Looking down on a Qatar Airways A350 at the gate in Washington
An overhead view of a Qatar Airways A350 at the gate in Washington.
Lufthansa 747s in storage in Frankfurt
Lufthansa 747s in storage on Frankfurt’s closed runway.
Locations of new Flightradar24 receivers for all of 2020
The new receiver map for 2020 

In 2020, we supplied ADS-B receiver kits to over 800 hosts on all seven continents. Click through to see a larger version of the map and how you can apply to host a receiver.
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Orders and deliveries

We dig into the numbers to see how Airbus and Boeing managed to get aircraft out the door in 2020.
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