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Papua New Guinea Air Services Limited Signs Agreement to Deploy Aireon’s Space-Based Technology in PNG and Contribute to a Safer Sky in the Asia Pacific


NATIONAL CAPITAL DISTRICT, PAPUA NEW GUINEA – 27 November 2019 – Today, Papua New Guinea Air Services Limited (PNGASL) announced it has signed an agreement to deploy Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) air traffic surveillance service in the Port Moresby Flight Information Region (FIR).

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North Atlantic space-based ADS-B trial reaches next milestone


The transformation of air traffic services over the North Atlantic has taken another step forward this month with the trial introduction of new reduced lateral aircraft separations. The minimum distance between aircraft ‘wing tip to wing tip’ has been reduced from 23 to 19 nautical miles (nm), enabling greater flexibility in how available airspace capacity is used. It follows the reduction in the minimum safe ‘nose to tail’ separation between aircraft from 40nm to 14nm in March and represents another step towards the end of the traditional system of rigid…

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