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ASECNA Signs On As Aireon Locate Launch Customer

09/05/2022

The Agency for Air Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA) and Aireon signed a contract enabling new levels of surveillance and safety capabilities for search and rescue (SAR) applications for ASECNA and its 18 members States. Since 2020, the entire airspace of ASECNA (a service region of more than 16.5 million sq. km,) is using ADS-B space based from Aireon for surveillance facilities. An average of more than 92% of aircraft in all the six Flight Information Region (FIRs) under the responsibility of ASECNA are properly equipped with ADS-B…

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Aireon Locate Brings New Search and Search Capabilities to Customers

09/05/2022

Aireon, the world leader in space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) data tools for the aviation marketplace, is adding a new product to its safety toolbox – Aireon Locate – enabling new levels of surveillance and safety capabilities for search and rescue (SAR) applications. Leveraging the same high-fidelity, global dataset that Aireon’s Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP) rely on to safely surveil aircraft, Aireon Locate is a web-based platform that provides customers the ability to locate any ADS-B-equipped aircraft in real-time, offering data on the last position and last 15 minutes…

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Aireon’s Don Thoma Named EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2022 Mid-Atlantic

07/05/2022

Aireon CEO Don Thoma was named Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2022 Mid-Atlantic Award winner by Ernst & Young LLC. Entrepreneur Of The Year is one of the preeminent competitive business awards for entrepreneurs and leaders of high-growth companies who think big to succeed. An independent panel of judges selected Thom based on his entrepreneurial spirit, purpose, growth, and impact, among other core contributions and attributes. Entrepreneur Of The Year is the first and only truly global awards program of its kind. It celebrates entrepreneurs through regional and national awards programs…

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Boeing Signs on for Aireon Space-Based ADS-B Data Services

06/22/2022

MCLEAN, Va., June 23, 2022 – Aireon, the world’s leading provider of space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) services, will deliver its flight data stream to Boeing [NYSE: BA]. Boeing will use the stream to expand its advanced data analytics capabilities in its effort to further strengthen commercial air travel safety. Aireon will provide historical aircraft data and near real-time aircraft event data via its AireonINSIGHTS product for select Boeing airplane programs. As part of its implementation of an enterprise Safety Management System (SMS), Boeing will integrate the ADS-B data into its…

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