Aireon Air Traffic Surveillance System Goes Live

Effective April 2, Aireon, the first ever real-time, global air traffic surveillance system, is fully operational and in trial use over the North Atlantic. This announcement marks a historic milestone for the aviation industry–ushering in a new era of safety and efficiency that will revolutionize the way people fly. Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) system provides real-time air traffic surveillance and tracking to 100 per cent of ADS-B-equipped aircraft on the planet. Prior to Aireon’s system coming online, traditional ground-based surveillance covered just 30 per cent of the globe,…

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