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Integrating Aireon’s space-based ADS-B into EUROCONTROL’s network operations system brings major predictability gains and will unlock future capacity


Register for the upcoming webinar on Wednesday, May 19 to hear more from Aireon & EUROCONTROL experts In a major operational enhancement of the EUROCONTROL Network Manager’s (NM) operational systems, real-time air traffic surveillance data derived from Aireon’s space-based ADS-B system has now been integrated into NM’s Enhanced Traffic Flow Management System (ETFMS). The new data will significantly boost air traffic predictability by up to 20%, improving operational efficiency and resilience while unlocking capacity for the future that will help reduce environmental impacts. The new high-fidelity data, refreshed every 60…

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NiuSky Pacific Begins Operational Usage of Aireon Data


PORT MORESBY, PAPUA NEW GUINEA/MCLEAN, VIRGINIA – March 30, 2021 – NiuSky Pacific Limited (NSPL), formerly PNG Air Services Limited (PNGASL), the sole provider of Air Navigation Services for Papua New Guinea, has announced today that it has deployed Aireon’s global, real-time, space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) for air traffic surveillance services. NSPL had previously relied on ground-based infrastructure for its surveillance capabilities. However, because of Papua New Guinea’s extremely mountainous and difficult terrains, unpredictable and inclement weather and fairly large oceanic airspace, it was a challenge to provide efficient…

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ASECNA Continues Enhancement of the Single African Sky Using Aireon’s Space-Based ADS-B as an Essential Technology


MCLEAN, VIRGINIA/DAKAR, SENEGAL – March 17th, 2021 – The Agency for Aerial Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) announced today their continued commitment to the Single African Sky initiative through the installation of a third Aireon Service Delivery Point (SDP) in their Dakar, Senegal operations center. The installation of this tertiary SDP allows ASECNA to receive triple-redundant data to all six ASECNA controlled Flight Information Regions (FIRs)- Antananarivo, Brazzaville, Dakar Oceanic, Dakar Terrestrial, Niamey and N’Djamena – over three independent telecommunications lines. Each line is also feeding data into…

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IAA wins CANSO Global Safety Achievement Award 2020


Amsterdam, 25 February 2021 – IAA has won the Civil Air Navigation Services Organisation (CANSO) Global Safety Achievement Award 2020 for its pioneering approach to air traffic management (ATM) safety. CANSO presented the award to IAA at the CANSO Safety Focus: 2021 Kick-Off virtual event on 25 February 2021. IAA was recognised for its use of the Aireon ALERT service to provide vital support for search and rescue personnel. Aireon ALERT is the aviation industry’s first and only free global emergency aircraft location service, operated by the IAA. ANSPs, commercial…

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