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

Aireon Launches ADS-B Performance Report

Aireon, the world’s leader in space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data, is introducing the Aireon ADS-B Performance Report, designed to help ANSPs and aircraft operators test the functionality of onboard ADS-B equipment. With ADS-B, the aircraft broadcasts its position data, and that data is integrated into the Air Traffic Control surveillance system. As part of … 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

Aireon, GCAA to Explore Use of ADS-B to Improve Safety, Efficiency in UAE Airspace

Aireon, the world’s leading provider of space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) of the United Arab Emirates to study the applications of Aireon’s data for real-time surveillance, aviation safety, air navigation capacity and efficiency and aviation security, as well as in … Read more

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

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, Cirium Forge Data Sharing Partnership

Jeremy Bowen (left), Cirium CEO, and Don Thoma, Aireon CEO, sign agreement at Cirium’s London HQ.

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.

Aireon Expands Global Aviation Data Services

MCLEAN, VIRGINIA – 28 October 2020 – Today, Aireon LLC (Aireon) announced the launch of three new commercial data products: AireonFLOW™, AireonINSIGHTS™ and AireonSTREAM™. These products aim to provide unique solutions to stakeholders in the aviation industry and beyond—significantly expanding the use cases of Aireon’s high-fidelity, Air Traffic Services (ATS) surveillance-grade data to a global audience.


AireonINSIGHTS Brochure

A single source, high-fidelity dataset is a vital component of efficient and safe AirTraffic Management (ATM). Support tools are necessary to meet the needs of an evolving industry, creating a demand for world-wide reliable aircraft position data.