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Looking for script to pull airline timetables

by russianspd / January 5, 2013 4:20 PM PST

Hello there,
I am requesting a script that can pull airline information from this program:
http://www.eskyguide.com/mobile/windows

I would like to be able to pull data from a specific date between multiple airport pairs. I would like to be able to put a txt file together with airport codes and have the program download all flights for the day between all airport codes.

Example is as follow:
Depart=LAS Arrival=SMF Date=Jan 6

It would look like this:
Flight From Depart To Arrive Via Aircraft Duration Itinerary
WN752 LAS 10:40am SMF 12:20pm 73W 1h40m
WN387 LAS 1:50pm SMF 3:20pm 733 1h30m
WN749 LAS 4:10pm SMF 5:40pm 73W 1h30m
WN3879 LAS 6:45pm SMF 8:15pm 733 1h30m
WN154 LAS 7:55pm SMF 9:25pm 73W 1h30m
WN1874 LAS 9:00pm SMF 10:30pm 73W 1h30m
WN1409/WN1409 LAS 8:35am SMF 11:50am SAN 733 3h15m
DL1820/DL4702~ LAS 11:19am SMF 2:40pm LAX 319/CR7 3h21m
AA1308/AA2628~ LAS 1:35pm SMF 5:20pm LAX 738/CRJ 3h45m
BA4839*/BA4721* LAS 1:35pm SMF 5:20pm LAX 738/CRJ 3h45m
UA233/UA6510~ LAS 2:27pm SMF 6:10pm LAX 752/CR7 3h43m
US6478*/US7013* LAS 2:27pm SMF 6:10pm LAX 752/CR7 3h43m
UA5523~/UA5402~ LAS 4:56pm SMF 8:30pm SFO CR7/EM2 3h34m
AA776/AA2623~ LAS 7:00pm SMF 10:05pm LAX 738/CRJ 3h05m

If I could have this data put into a excel format I can then change it and put it in a format I can make a Flightsim Flightplan with.

This is for Flightsimming purposes.

Thanks

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First you need to find
by Sovereign Forum moderator / January 6, 2013 10:24 AM PST

out whether they offer an API that provides you with access to that data.

~Sovereign

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No API key from listed software
by russianspd / January 6, 2013 2:44 PM PST
In reply to: First you need to find

No they don't. The program I listed doesn't offer an API. I can however get an API key from FlightAware.com, would that help you?

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If you've found a company
by Sovereign Forum moderator / January 7, 2013 10:34 PM PST

that has the data you're looking for and they offer an API to interface with that data, then you'd be able to build a spreadsheet from it.

You're best bet is to get in touch with a local development company or freelance developer, and see how much they quote you on this project.

~Sovereign

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