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The Civil Aviation Department of Hong Kong to Deploy Aireon’s Space-based ADS-B System

09/09/2020

MCLEAN, VIRGINIA, SEPTEMBER 9, 2020 – Aireon is pleased to announce that The Civil Aviation Department (CAD) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, Hong Kong’s air navigation service provider (ANSP), has selected Aireon to provide space-based ADS-B for Air Traffic Service (ATS) surveillance services. CAD Hong Kong provides annual air traffic services for more than 400,000 aircraft landing and departing the Hong Kong International Airport, and manages overflights passing through the flight information region (FIR). Aireon will provide real-time space-based ADS-B air traffic position information to…

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Antarctic Route – the South Pole

09/03/2020

I wanted to share one of the most interesting graphics of the Polar Expedition with all of you. I believe it captures the drive, determination, courage and ability to dream impossibly big of the entire Flying Thru Life Team while proving technology, moving science ahead and bringing people together in Oneness. What you see is the 18.1-hour South Pole route of the Citizen of the World with her departure from Tierra del Fuego, the Land of Fire located at the southern tip of Argentina on December 16, 2019. On departure, a 180-degree…

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Air Traffic Optimisation in the Cloud

08/31/2020

In July of this year, PASSUR and Aireon announced a partnership to enhance the options for air traffic optimization from the cloud. This increased situational awareness is driven by advanced data analytics capabilities, machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI).

What is so different about this partnership? PASSUR is taking an existing solution which is based on information provided by the live surveillance sources and expanding it via the Aireon satellite-based flight tracking data.

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