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France’s Air Navigation Service Provider Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Aireon to Evaluate Space-Based ADS-B

MOU could pave the way for space-based ADS-B in French European airspace as well as in overseas territories

MCLEAN, VA (14 March 2017) – Aireon announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Direction des Services de la Navigation Aérienne (DSNA), France’s Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP). DSNA will now begin evaluating the technical and operational concepts of deploying space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) in its airspace. This will include assessing the increased safety, efficiency and reduced environmental impact benefits. As a core member of the Central European Functional Airspace Block (FABEC), DSNA manages one of the busiest airspaces in Europe, controlling more than…

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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 (November 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 with ADS-B Out equipped aircraft will have access to 100 percent global flight tracking data, in real time, through SITAONAIR’s AIRCOM® FlightTracker product. The partnership also means that airlines already using SITAONAIR’s AIRCOM® FlightTracker product will automatically begin seeing the new AireonSM data appear in their systems without the need for new avionics or for…

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