Working at FlightAware

FlightAware’s philosophy starts with hiring and developing the very best people. If we get that right, everything else follows. When we find the right person, we focus on your success from the moment you begin, and our leaders embrace a core responsibility to grow their people.

Everyone at FlightAware uses their influence to actively foster and create an environment of inclusiveness, mutual respect, and learning. We measure our success by accuracy, reliability, and usefulness—by delivering value to customers quickly and often. When in doubt, we communicate.

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Many of FlightAware’s employees hold an FAA pilot certificate, and all of us have passion for the freedom of flight. Meet some of our pilots on our blog.

Building the Future of Digital Aviation at FlightAware

FlightAware is a leading provider of real-time and historical flight information, as well as insights into the global aviation community. FlightAware serves all segments of the aviation marketplace through best-in-class applications and data services that provide information about the current and predicted movement of aircraft. Through the collection, interpretation, and enrichment of hundreds of sources of data, including data from FlightAware’s own proprietary terrestrial ADS-B network with tens of thousands of receivers spanning seven continents in 200 countries and territories, FlightAware transforms millions of raw flight data elements and delivers them as coherent, easy-to-consume flight stories. As a single source of accurate and actionable data for aviation players large and small, FlightAware is central to aviation.

FlightAware’s culture is marked by positivity, respect, intelligence, and a genuine love of creating great things together. Bring your big, bold ideas; we’ll work collaboratively to make them a reality.

FlightAware and Connected Aviation Solutions

Collins Aerospace acquired FlightAware in November 2021, in part for FlightAware’s ability to deliver advanced technologies that demonstrate robust industry solutions. FlightAware now operates as part of the Connected Aviation Solutions team.

The Connected Aviation Solutions team provides advanced information management systems, products and services that enable the connected ecosystem by bringing together Collins’ unique breadth of aviation, surface transportation and critical infrastructure products with our smart digital solutions to help us enhance every aspect of the travel experience. We help airlines, airports, business aircraft and rail operators turn data into value to streamline operations, increase efficiency and reduce cost, enhance the passenger experience, and contribute to sustainable flight. Aviation connects the world. Our Connected Aviation Solutions team connects aviation. Sustainably. Seamlessly. Securely.

This profile of us by The Points Guy is a good overview of who we are. Be sure to check out the latest activity in our blog, and if you’re an engineer, check out our engineering blog.

About Collins Aerospace

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We are an open and creative work environment, with competitive compensation and benefits. FlightAware employees are offered an extensive benefits package through RTX & Collins Aerospace.

Employment Notices

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

FlightAware is a Collins Aerospace company.

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We’re looking for the brightest, most innovative minds to help build a more connected world. Discover how your skills can help us better the world we share and discover the never-before.

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