India to Start Using Space-Based ADS-B by End of 2019

The Airports Authority of India (AAI) will become the first air navigation service provider (ANSP) in South Asia to start operating space-based ADS-B, after signing a new contract with Aireon. Under the agreement, Aireon will start providing AAI coverage of all ADS-B OUT 1090 MHz flights within the Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata’s oceanic airspace. These regions are located in the Arabian Sea, Bay of Bengal and Indian Ocean and represent over six million square kilometers. Real Full Article

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AAI signs MoU with Aireon for Aircraft Surveillance over Indian Ocean

The Airports Authority of India signed MoU with Aireon, USA for implementation of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast data (ADS-B) services for the oceanic regions of the Indian flight information regions (FIRs).  The agreement was signed by Mansoor Ahmed of Airports Authority of India and Don Thoma, President and CEO, Aireon in the presence of Chairman of Airports Authority of India, Guruprasad Mohapatra in New Delhi. Read Full Article 

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Aireon Announces Landmark Deal With The Airports Authority of India

Third largest airspace in the world to deploy space-based ADS-B by end of year

MCLEAN, VA. – 25 July 2019 – Aireon LLC announced today that The Airports Authority of India (AAI) has signed a contract to implement Aireon’s air traffic surveillance service in Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata’s oceanic airspaces.

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