Google Turns Its Eyes To The Skies With Flight Tracking Function

In its ongoing effort to maintain prominence in the search engine wars, Google added a handy feature that lets you search the names of two cities, along with “flights from” and “to” in order to get a quick glance of the selection of regular flights that connect them.

In the example on the Google Inside Search blog, a search of “Flights from San Francisco to Minneapolis” brings up a listing of the amount of nonstop flights each day, the duration and the airlines that offer your options.

If you do a lot of flying, what sites and techniques do you use to plot out your travels? And what could search engines do to be more helpful?

Plan your next trip with the new flight schedule feature [Google Inside Search via Engadget]