Tracking Flights

19 February 2024 | Transport

I confess, I spend too much time looking at tracking apps – for boats as well as aircraft, what’s that cruise ship/container ship heading out into the bay from Melbourne? I regularly turn to flightradar24 to track a flight, perhaps it’s a visitor coming to stay with u...

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Travel Diversions – by sea, by train, by air

20 September 2023 | Transport

I’ve certainly had some travel delays and diversions this year, by sea, by rail and by air, troubles have popped up for every means of travel. A trans-Pacific cruise (yes, me on a cruise ship!) from Yokohama in Japan to Seattle in the USA got delayed and diverted, ...

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FlightRadar24 & the Final Approach into Melbourne

18 May 2016 | Transport

I’m a sucker for FlightRadar24, that app that lets you track aircraft all over the world or identify whatever might be flying above you right now. Well not quite all over the world, I’ve noted before that flights between the Middle East and Australia tend to disapp...

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