Aireon’s Space-Based System ADS-B Goes Live

04/05/2019

Aireon’s space-based ADS-B air traffic management system is now fully operational and in trial use over the North Atlantic, the company announced this morning. The system can track all ADS-B equipped aircraft worldwide in real time, Aerion said, adding the announcement ushers in a new era of safety.

“Our air transportation system has operated with a safe but less-than-efficient system in the 70 percent of the world that does not have real-time surveillance,” said Aireon CEO Don Thoma. “With the launch of our space-based ADS-B service, Aireon now provides a real-time solution to that challenge, one that will radically optimize flight safety and efficiency.”

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