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UAS, Honeywell, and Hongkong Jet to sign partnership deal

UAS, Honeywell, and Hongkong Jet to sign partnership deal

UAS International Trip Support and Honeywell are joining forces to provide global connectivity to the business jet fleet of leading Asia Pacific business aviation charter and management group Hongkong Jet…. Read more »

Aireon space-based ADS-B goes live over North Atlantic

Aireon space-based ADS-B goes live over North Atlantic

Aireon ADS-B is fully operational and in trial use over the North Atlantic. Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) system provides real-time air traffic surveillance and tracking to 100… Read more »

Iridium installs new ground station in Punta Arenas, Chile

Iridium installs new ground station in Punta Arenas, Chile

Iridium Communications has announced the commercial service activation of a new southern hemisphere ground station, located in Punta Arenas, Chile. It says the addition of the Punta Arenas teleport network… Read more »

Azul opts for FlightTracker/Aireon space-based ADS-B tracking

Azul opts for FlightTracker/Aireon space-based ADS-B tracking

Azul Linhas Aéreas has become the first airline in the Americas to opt for real-time flight tracking capabilities onboard aircraft with SITAONAIR’s AIRCOM FlightTracker. The Brazilian low-cost carrier has upgraded… Read more »

Iridium says $3bn LEO satellite constellation upgrade complete

Iridium says $3bn LEO satellite constellation upgrade complete

Iridium Communications announced the completion of its $3 billion satellite constellation upgrade campaign known as Iridium NEXT, during a press conference held at the National Press Club in Washington, D.C…. Read more »

Blue Sky Network launches RockAIR tracking in USA

Blue Sky Network launches RockAIR tracking in USA

San Diego-based Blue Sky Network (BSN), has announced that Rock Seven’s RockAIR fleet tracking and messaging device is now part of its product portfolio. The RockAIR unit’s small form factor… Read more »

Iridium Certus service live, but aviation industry has to wait

Iridium Certus service live, but aviation industry has to wait

Iridium Communications has announced the commercial launch of its Iridium Certus broadband service, the first new capability activated from the company’s $3 billion Iridium NEXT satellite replacement programme. It says… Read more »

Iridium launches last batch of 10 NEXT LEO satellites

Iridium launches last batch of 10 NEXT LEO satellites

Iridium Communications has announced that at 07:31 am PST (15:31 UTC) on Friday 11th January 2019 a flight-proven SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket launched from Vandenberg Air Force Base and delivered… Read more »

GlobalBeacon satellite-based aircraft tracking goes live

GlobalBeacon satellite-based aircraft tracking goes live

Aireon LLC and FlightAware today announced that GlobalBeacon is live and providing airlines with global flight tracking ahead of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System… Read more »

Thales FlytLINK provides inflight connectivity for helicopters

Thales FlytLINK provides inflight connectivity for helicopters

Thales has an inflight connectivity solution for helicopters that uses the new Iridium NEXT constellation of low-Earth orbiting (LEO) satellites. On display at the recent Helitech 2018 exhibition in Amsterdam,… Read more »

NBAA: Rockwell Collins first to offer FlightAware Aireon ADS-B

NBAA: Rockwell Collins first to offer FlightAware Aireon ADS-B

Rockwell Collins is now offering Aireon space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance—Broadcast (ADS-B) flight tracking to its business aviation customers, a first for the company. The flight tracking solution is the result… Read more »

AirFi launches inflight connectivity with Atlantic Airways

AirFi launches inflight connectivity with Atlantic Airways

Faroe Islands-based Atlantic Airways will become the global launch partner for AirFi LEO, the company’s first in-flight connectivity service, by the end of this year. AirFi LEO connects the AirFi… Read more »

Satcom Direct and Iridium partner on aero terminals

Satcom Direct and Iridium partner on aero terminals

Iridium Communications has announced that Satcom Direct (SD) is the newest Value Added Manufacturer (VAM) and service provider for Iridium Certus aviation products. SD will design and manufacture new terminals… Read more »

Leonardo signs MOU with Aireon to integrate ADS-B

Leonardo signs MOU with Aireon to integrate ADS-B

Leonardo is to integrate data from Aireon into its ‘LeadInSky’ Air Traffic Management (ATM) solution, using the latter’s space-based ADS–B data. Leonardo has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with… Read more »

Aireon ALERT tracking now open for pre-registration

Aireon ALERT tracking now open for pre-registration

Aireon and the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) have announced that air navigation service providers (ANSPs), aircraft operators, regulators and search and rescue organisations can now pre-register for their free, global… Read more »

Further 10 Iridium NEXT satellites launched successfully

Further 10 Iridium NEXT satellites launched successfully

Iridium announced today that a SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket successfully launched 10 Iridium NEXT satellites into low earth orbit (LEO). Lifting off from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, this… Read more »

Rockwell Collins and Iridium partner on Certus

Rockwell Collins and Iridium partner on Certus

Iridium Communications has announced Rockwell Collins as the newest Iridium Certus service provider for the aviation industry. Rockwell Collins will be adding the service to its comprehensive suite of aircraft… Read more »

Global Invacom releases new hangar repeater solution

Global Invacom releases new hangar repeater solution

Global Invacom has launched a new solution that enables aircraft ground engineers to undertake 24/7 avionics testing of Inmarsat, Iridium and GPS satellite signals indoors. It says its Hangar Repeater… Read more »

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