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Aireon(SM) System Goes Live - Trial Operations Begin Over the North Atlantic Marking New Chapter in Aviation History
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Aireon(SM) System Goes Live - Trial Operations Begin Over the North Atlantic Marking New Chapter in Aviation History

For the first time, air traffic controllers now have real-time data on the position of planes anywhere in the world, including previously un-surveilled airspace MCLEAN, Va. and LONDON, April 2, 2019 /CNW/ -- Effective today, Aireon, the first ever real-time, global air traffic surveillance system, is fully operational and in trial use over the North Atlantic. This announcement marks a...

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Aireon and FlightAware Announce New Partnership with SITAONAIR to Provide Space-Based ADS-B Flight Tracking to Airlines

SITAONAIR customers will have access to 100 percent global, real-time flight tracking in 2018 with no new avionics required MCLEAN, Virginia, Nov. 29, 2016 - Aireon LLC, FlightAware and SITAONAIR today announced a new partnership to provide SITAONAIR's airline customers with Aireon's space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data. Starting in 2018, SITAONAIR airline customers...

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Aireon and Avinor Air Navigation Services Announce Utilization of Space-Based ADS-B for Helicopter Surveillance in the North Sea

MCLEAN, Va., Feb. 23, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Aireon LLC (Aireon) and Avinor Air Navigation Services (Avinor) announce that an agreement has been reached to deploy space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) to monitor helicopter operations in the Bodo Oceanic Flight Information Region (FIR) and adjacent relevant airspace. The area spans the Norwegian Basin and Barents Sea...

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Aireon Announces Strategic Partnership with the Federal Aviation Administration for Space-Based ADS-B Data Exploration

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aireon LLC (Aireon) announces a new partnership today with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to explore innovative uses of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) across the entire air traffic management spectrum using a global dataset. Under the agreement, in which L3Harris Technologies is the prime contractor,...

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Aireon and EUROCONTROL Sign Agreement to Enhance Air Traffic Flow Management in Europe

Space-based ADS-B will help EUROCONTROL provide improved predictability in the European ATM Network and develop applications to contribute to the improvement of capacity, operational efficiency, environmental impact supporting sustainable growth in aviation MCLEAN, Va. and BRUSSELS, Feb. 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Aireon and EUROCONTROL announced today they have signed a 10-year agreement for...

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Aireon Signs Agreement with COCESNA to Expand Global Air Traffic Surveillance to Central America

MCLEAN, Virginia, Oct. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire-HISPANIC PR WIRE/ -- Aireon LLC (Aireon) and COCESNA (Corporación Centroamericana de Servicios de Navegación Aérea) announced that they have signed an agreement to deploy space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) in Belize, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras and Nicaragua. The agreement also establishes a...

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Aireon Earns Acclaim from Frost & Sullivan for Advancing Aircraft Surveillance with Its Space-Based ADS-B Technology

The technology optimizes ground-based ADS-B by enhancing air traffic management with satellite capabilities Santa Clara, Calif., Oct. 1, 2019 /CNW/ -- Based on its recent analysis of the global air traffic management market, Frost & Sullivan recognizes Aireon with the 2019 Global Technology Innovation Award for introducing the first-ever, global air traffic surveillance system that uses...

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Aireon, NATS and NAV CANADA Win ATCA Annual Industry Award

Partnership recognized by ATCA for successful deployment of space-based ADS-B in the North Atlantic Ocean MCLEAN, Virginia, Sept. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Air Traffic Control Association (ATCA) has recognized Aireon, NAV CANADA and NATS with their Annual Industry Award for the successful deployment of space-based ADS-B technology over the North Atlantic Ocean. Marked by the...

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Aireon(SM) System Goes Live - Trial Operations Begin Over the North Atlantic Marking New Chapter in Aviation History
Safety & Security Equipment

Aireon(SM) System Goes Live - Trial Operations Begin Over the North Atlantic Marking New Chapter in Aviation History

For the first time, air traffic controllers now have real-time data on the position of planes anywhere in the world, including previously un-surveilled airspace MCLEAN, Va. and LONDON, April 2, 2019 /CNW/ -- Effective today, Aireon, the first ever real-time, global air traffic surveillance system, is fully operational and in trial use over the North Atlantic. This announcement marks a...

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Aireon℠ System Deployment Passes Midway Point with Fourth Successful Launch

Aireon enters 2018 with almost two-thirds of its operational space-based ADS-B system completed and receiving over 6 billion ADS-B position messages each month MCLEAN, Virginia, Dec. 25, 2017 - Aireon announced today the successful fourth launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads hosted onboard the Iridium® NEXT satellite constellation....

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Test & Measurement

Aireon and FlightAware Announce New Partnership with SITAONAIR to Provide Space-Based ADS-B Flight Tracking to Airlines

SITAONAIR customers will have access to 100 percent global, real-time flight tracking in 2018 with no new avionics required MCLEAN, Virginia, Nov. 29, 2016 - Aireon LLC, FlightAware and SITAONAIR today announced a new partnership to provide SITAONAIR's airline customers with Aireon's space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data. Starting in 2018, SITAONAIR airline customers...

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