Airports Authority of India goes Live with Aireon System, Providing the Highest Safety Standards for Air Travel in the Region

New Delhi – 29 January 2021 – Airports Authority of India (AAI) has announced today that Aireon’s space-based ADS-B air traffic surveillance system is successfully being utilized across Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata’s oceanic airspaces, just 18 months after signing a contract to implement the service. As the third largest airspace in the world, AAI is making significant strides towards enhancing safety and efficiency across their ever-growing, highly trafficked area. AAI’s deployment of space-based ADS-B now provides an additional layer of surveillance, backing up the existing ground-based network. With a vast…

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Aireon’s Space-Based System ADS-B Goes Live

Aireon’s space-based ADS-B air traffic management system is now fully operational and in trial use over the North Atlantic, the company announced this morning. The system can track all ADS-B equipped aircraft worldwide in real time, Aerion said, adding the announcement ushers in a new era of safety. “Our air transportation system has operated with a safe but less-than-efficient system in the 70 percent of the world that does not have real-time surveillance,” said Aireon CEO Don Thoma. “With the launch of our space-based ADS-B service, Aireon now provides a real-time solution…

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