Azerbaijan, Aireon Sign Agreement to Study Use of Air Traffic Flow Management

Signaling a continued commitment to industry collaboration in the name of operational safety, Azeraeronavigation (AZANS), the air navigation service provider of the Azerbaijan Republic, signed a collaboration agreement with Aireon, the leading provider of aviation data products and services, to study the use of enhanced air traffic flow management technologies in the region. Aireon, working … Read more

White Paper: GPS Interference, Spoofing in the Baltics

Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSP) and aircraft operators rely on the integrity of the GPS signal to navigate the aircraft to its destination. Increasingly, however, the integrity of the GPS signal has become a target for interference — via nefarious actions like spoofing or jamming, or non-intentional actions like malfunctioning avionics. This trend has prompted … Read more

Customer Collaboration, Cooperation Key to Success for Aireon

Aviation, at its core, is a collaborative industry, with our collective success contingent upon productive working relationships. At Aireon, we take our position as part of this vibrant and essential industry very seriously. And we work hard every day to support our customers’ safety and operational missions. A key driver of this is customer training … Read more

Marking Five Years of Operational Excellence

By Vinny Capezzuto, Aireon Chief Technology Officer April 2019. Years of planning, designing, developing, forecasting, testing, launching, and calibrating became a reality when the Aireon global air traffic surveillance system – the first of its kind – became an operational reality. For the first time ever, all automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) equipped aircraft were visible … Read more

South Africa’s ATNS, Aireon to Collaborate on ADS-B Advancement in Africa

Aviation industry leaders Aireon and Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) of South Africa have strengthened their commitment to collaboration, forging a cooperative agreement to advance space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) products and services in the African continent. Under the refined approach of this partnership, which was agreed to during a series of operational workshops … Read more

South Africa’s ATNS Starts Operations with Aireon Data

South African air navigation service provider Air Traffic and Navigation Services (ATNS) has taken a technological leap forward in June as it began using Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) in aircraft operations in its airspace. Since signing on for Aireon data, ATNS has undertaken a thorough and in-depth implementation and testing process to ensure … Read more

NAV Portugal goes operational with Aireon’s space-based ADS-B data

NAV Portugal has begun operational usage of Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) data in its Santa Maria Flight Information Region (FIR), creating comprehensive visibility for the air navigation service provider of traffic flows between Europe and North and South America. Aireon’s space-based ADS-B data stream, combined with NAV Portugal’s ground-based ADS-B, SSR radar and … Read more

Aireon is REDDIG Ready in Latin America

Aireon, the world’s leader in space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data, is making it easier for air navigation service providers (ANSP) in Latin America to get access to the Aireon data by expanding the availability of telecommunication connectivity options in the region. Members of REDDIG are now able to access Aireon data over the REDDIG … Read more

Aireon System Gains Enhanced Resilience with Iridium Satellite Launch


Five additional satellites increase number of in-orbit spares to 14 Aireon announced today the successful launch and deployment of an additional 5 satellites carrying its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads, hosted on the upgraded Iridium® satellite constellation. The five satellites were launched this morning from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California via a SpaceX Falcon … Read more

Papua New Guinea Expands Use of Aireon Space-Based ADS-B Data

The entire flight information region (FIR) of Papua New Guinea – from the ground to 60,000 feet – will use Aireon space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data to manage aircraft, under an agreement signed by NiuSky Pacific Limited (NSPL), the air navigation service provider of Papua New Guinea, and Aireon. Papua New Guinea has been … Read more