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University Interns Gain Industry Knowledge from Aireon Leaders


This summer, Aireon helped pave the way for future aviation professionals, by supporting four college students in an immersive internship experience at its McLean, Va., headquarters. The Aireon internship, which operated in conjunction with Iridium’s internship program, provided an opportunity for students to support vital department projects, learn from subject-matter experts, gain insight into best practices within their fields, and receive one-on-one mentorship from company leadership.   The interns this summer include two undergraduates and two graduate students; collectively they supported the Engineering, Operations, IT, and Business Systems departments within…

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Aireon Hosts Summer Internship In Partnership With Don Bosco Rey High School


Aireon is tapping into the high school talent in Washington, D.C., to fuel the next generation of business professionals.  Since 2017, Aireon has partnered with Don Bosco Rey High School of Takoma Park, Md., to sponsor high school students at its corporate headquarters in McLean, Va. During their three-year internship at Aireon, the students gain exposure to a variety of disciplines, including corporate culture, general business, marketing, engineering, finance, management, and IT. And at the end their internship, Aireon awards each intern up to a $7,500 scholarship to further their…

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Aireon Marks 10 Years


It was a momentous and exciting day in June 2012 when Iridium announced plans for an innovative approach to leverage its Iridium NEXT satellite constellation to support the next-generation of air traffic surveillance capabilities. It was on that day that Aireon LLC was formed. In the decade since the inception, Aireon has become an integral part of the global aviation community, bringing new levels of safety, operational efficiency, and situational awareness to stakeholders. Working hand-in-hand with its partners, investors, and the ANSP community, Aireon has grown to be the world’s…

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Celebrating Earth Day Every Day!


By Peter Cabooter, Aireon VP of Customer Affairs The aviation industry is recognizing and doing its part to reduce its collective impact on the environment. Industry groups, regulatory agencies and individual companies have all identified environmental initiatives as one of, if not the top, priority in 2022 and beyond. According to ICAO, global aviation industry contributes about 2 percent of manmade CO2 emissions. But that number will increase as air traffic increases. Industry associations and companies have made pledges to reduce their overall environmental footprint in the coming years. Those…

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