The FlightAware SOAP Auth .NET Sample Code demonstrates how to access the API with a username and a FlightXML Key. Data will be transmitted as basic HTTP authentication, sent to the server, and function as an HTTP request.
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FlightStats, leading provider of global flight information, has launched the FlightStats Flex APIs to put FlightStats' rich data in the hands of third-party developers. The product is a suite of APIs that allows developers access to a variety of flight/airport data (i.e. flight status in near real-time, flights in progress tracking, map-based tracking, flight schedules and availability, and airport information). FlightStats' data covers 99.5% of U.S. flights, and more than 80% of commercial flights worldwide.
Travel marketplace TravelgateX has launched HotelX, a hotel accommodation aggregation and booking API. Using the API, third-party applications can allow their users to search for available hotel accommodations, obtain price quotes and reservation terms, and complete and manage bookings.