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    Aviation Scraper

    This project is going to be composed of few packages that are going to be scraping from wikipedia the following information:

    • World Airports
    • World Airlines
    • World destinations

    This is intended for use of an updated database of information for a map application.


    Before testing this application you have to run make update-local-pages to download a local copy of the html pages required for tests.

    Then run tests with make test


    From the CLI

    aviation-scraper -h

    displays this help:

      Usage: aviation-scraper [options]
      Retrieve airlines destinations and airports data.
      Multiple options are not allowed, only '-b' and '-s' options can be combined with the rest.
      Example for saving individual files to airports:
      $ aviation-scraper -a -s true
      Example for saving file to an specific directory:
      $./aviation-scraper -a -b './my_new_directory'
      -h, --help            output usage information
      -V, --version         output the version number
      -l, --list            List of airports with the link to the wikipedia page. (Saved to a single file)
      -d, --destinations    Destinations of all the airlines listed on the wikipedia. (saved each airline with an individual JSON file)
      -a, --airports        Saves the important data for each airport (saved in a single JSON file and optional for each airport)
      -c, --companies       Saves all the airline links and all the important information for each airline.
      -b, --base <basedir>  the base directory where to save the files generated (default: tmp)
      -s, --save <save>     this options allows you to save individual files for each airline, airport or destination (default:false)


    if you wish to contribute create your branch and create a pull request on the dev branch or you can create an issue.


    npm i aviation-scraper

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