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Aireon at Airports and Beyond

04/07/2021

Aireon’s robust, high-fidelity data is making incredible improvements to Air Traffic Surveillance around the world – but what about flights that are not in-flight? If an aircraft has its transponder on at an airport, anywhere around the world, can Aireon receivers see to the ground on the runway? Absolutely. Aireon’s space-based ADS-B system receives data for any aircraft equipped with 1090 MHz / ADS-B equipped vehicles from the ground, up to a ceiling of 127,500 feet above ground level. By combining Aireon’s data with customizable events and alerts, airports and…

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Aireon’s Women Who Rock(et): Introducing Sinead McCloskey

03/15/2021

This month is Women’s History Month, an annual month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Aireon would like to honor the achievements of some of the great women at Aireon and look-ahead at the opportunities that await future generations.  We’ve asked a handful of women at Aireon a few questions about their roles working in aviation, a primarily male-dominated industry. For our second post, we sat down with Sinead McCloskey, Aireon’s Director of Safety and Service Operations.  Sinead McCloskey, Director of Safety and…

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Aireon’s Women Who Rock(et): Introducing Charlotte Bue

03/08/2021

This month is Women’s History Month, an annual month that highlights the contributions of women to events in history and contemporary society. Aireon would like to honor the achievements of some of the great women at Aireon and look-ahead at the opportunities that await future generations. We’ve asked a handful of women at Aireon a few questions about their roles working in aviation, a primarily male-dominated industry. For our first post, we sat down with Charlotte Bue, Deputy Customer Service Manager. Charlotte Bue, Deputy Customer Service Manager What led you…

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One Safety Team: Aireon

02/18/2021

Safety is an everyday thought at Aireon. Not just within our safety team, but across the entirety of the organization. In 2019, Aireon received initial ATM (Air Traffic Management)/ANS (Air Navigation Services) certification awarded by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA).  This followed a rigorous audit program ending with the approval for Aireon to operate as an Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) and provide surveillance as a service, and it was valid until December 2020. EASA is recognized as the competent authority in Europe and the process followed to…

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