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Aireon Mourns Passing of Norman Y. Mineta


The Aireon team is saddened to learn of Secretary Mineta’s passing yesterday. Secretary Mineta served as Chairman of the Aireon Advisory Board since its inception in 2012 and was instrumental in helping Aireon create a truly historic product that provides real-time surveillance of aircraft anywhere in the world. “The aviation industry lost a visionary and outstanding leader with the passing of Norman Mineta,” said Don Thoma, Aireon CEO. “It was a great honor to know and work with Secretary Mineta. He devoted his life to improving transportation safety, and the…

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Iceland’s Isavia ANS Now Operational Airspace-Wide with Aireon Data


REYKJAVÍK, ICELAND/MCLEAN, VIRGINIA – 14 April 2022 – Isavia ANS, Iceland’s Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP), has achieved new levels of operational efficiency with expanded use of data from Aireon, the global leader in space-based ADS-B for enhanced air traffic surveillance and aviation data analytics. Isavia ANS has been at the forefront of ADS-B surveillance since 2014 when it first went operational with ground-based data. Isavia ANS has continued its modernization of surveillance with a successful partnership with Aireon, going operational with Aireon data in 2020 in its southern airspace. Now,…

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Aireon, Cirium Forge Data Sharing Partnership


LONDON/MCLEAN, VIRGINIA – 9 February 2022 – Aireon, the global leader in space-based ADS-B for enhanced air traffic surveillance and aviation data analytics, has entered into a partnership with Cirium, the aviation analytics company, bringing together two world-class data sets for airspace stakeholders. Under the terms of the agreement, Cirium will gain access to Aireon’s real-time data service product, AireonSTREAM. AireonSTREAM is the world’s first and only global source of ATS grade surveillance data, which will enable Cirium to utilize the most precise and accurate global data available. Aireon, for its…

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NAV CANADA’s Donna Mathieu Joins Aireon Board


Donna Mathieu, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NAV CANADA, has joined the Aireon LLC Board of Directors, effective Jan. 13. Mathieu replaces Alexander (Sandy) N. Struthers, of NAV CANADA, who is retiring. “On behalf of Aireon and its executive team, I want to thank Sandy for his valuable contributions to the Aireon board and wish him well in his retirement,” said Don Thoma, Aireon CEO. “We are excited to welcome Donna and look forward to working with her to achieve continued success for Aireon.” Before her promotion to…

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