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Aireon and Avinor Air Navigation Services Announce Utilization of Space-Based ADS-B for Helicopter Surveillance in the North Sea

02/23/2021

MCLEAN, VIRGINIA – February 23rd 2021 – Aireon LLC (Aireon) and Avinor Air Navigation Services (Avinor) announce that an agreement has been reached to deploy space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) to monitor helicopter operations in the Bodo Oceanic Flight Information Region (FIR) and adjacent relevant airspace. The area spans the Norwegian Basin and Barents Sea and the data provided for surveillance will focus specifically on ground-level helicopter movements through flight level 100. Avinor is a wholly owned, state limited company under the Norwegian Ministry of Transport and Communications and is…

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Isavia ANS Announces Successful Deployment of Aireon’s Space-Based ADS-B System in Busy North Atlantic Corridor

02/17/2021

REYKJAVÍK, ICELAND/MCLEAN, VIRGINIA – February 17, 2021 – Isavia ANS, Iceland’s Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), announced today that it has successfully implemented Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system in their 5.4 million square kilometers of controlled airspace, making it one of the largest deployments to-date. Isavia ANS provides air navigation services that span the North Pole to Scotland, and from the Greenwich Meridian in the east to west of Greenland. Aireon’s system extends Isavia’s current ground-based air traffic surveillance framework, focusing on enhancing real-time air traffic surveillance in…

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Airports Authority of India goes Live with Aireon System, Providing the Highest Safety Standards for Air Travel in the Region

01/29/2021

New Delhi – 29 January 2021 – Airports Authority of India (AAI) has announced today that Aireon’s space-based ADS-B air traffic surveillance system is successfully being utilized across Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata’s oceanic airspaces, just 18 months after signing a contract to implement the service. As the third largest airspace in the world, AAI is making significant strides towards enhancing safety and efficiency across their ever-growing, highly trafficked area. AAI’s deployment of space-based ADS-B now provides an additional layer of surveillance, backing up the existing ground-based network. With a vast…

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Aireon Announces Strategic Partnership with The Federal Aviation Administration for Space-Based ADS-B Data Exploration

11/12/2020

MCLEAN, VIRGINIA – November 12, 2020 – Aireon LLC (Aireon) announces a new partnership today with the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) to explore innovative uses of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) across the entire air traffic management spectrum using a global dataset. Under the agreement, in which L3Harris Technologies is the prime contractor, the FAA will have broad, intra-agency access to Aireon’s high fidelity, real-time air traffic surveillance data to support the FAA evaluation of a variety of applications, including validation and integration into air traffic control automation platforms, airspace…

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