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Aireon ALERT – One Year Anniversary of A Free Emergency Aircraft Locating Service!

07/09/2020

Last year, on this day, the world’s first-ever, global emergency aircraft locating service went live as a public service.  Aireon Aircraft Location and Emergency Response Tracking (ALERT), operated by the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) began officially providing critical, on-demand data to aviation stakeholders across the world. For the past year, Aireon ALERT has been assisting in search and rescue efforts all around the world.   Since its launch, Aireon ALERT has 390 active registrants, made up of 147 airlines, 104 ANSPs, 67 regulators, 55 rescue organizations, and 17 others from across…

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The Weekly Five: Interview with Andy Hoag, Aireon’s Director of Service Test and Software Engineering

06/19/2020

Welcome to Aireon’s blog series, “The Weekly Five” in which we will ask five quick questions to our team members to educate and share how Aireon has been continuing 24/7 operations during the pandemic and what we’re learning along the way. For the third post, we’ve sat down with Aireon’s Director of Service Test and Software Engineering, Andy Hoag. 1) What has your experience been working remotely on the Aireon system during the Pandemic? The Aireon team adapted to the new remote environment quickly and efficiently. Without panic, Aireon’s network…

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The Weekly Five: Interview with Jocelyn Murray, Training Manager

06/08/2020

Welcome to Aireon’s  blog series, “The Weekly Five” in which we will ask five quick questions to our team members to educate and share how Aireon has been continuing 24/7 operations during the pandemic and what we’re learning along the way. For the third post, we’ve sat down with Aireon’s Training Manager, Jocelyn Murray. 1. Can you tell me a bit about your role as Training Manager and what your team’s function is at Aireon? As Training Manager, I am responsible for designing and developing curriculum for Aireon. Currently, I…

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The Weekly Five: Interview with Chris Holverson, Senior Implementation Engineer

05/26/2020

Welcome to Aireon’s new blog series, “The Weekly Five” in which we will ask five quick questions to our team members to educate and share how Aireon has been continuing 24/7 operations during the pandemic and what we’re learning along the way. For the second post, we’ve sat down with one of Aireon’s Senior Implementation Engineers, Chris Holverson.  1. What role and function does the Implementation Engineering Team serve for Aireon as a whole? We play a vital role in getting our Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) customers equipped, prepared,…

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