Comtech wins Latin America comms network contract

May 21, 2019 0

Arizona-based subsidiary, Comtech EF Data has secured a $1 million equipment order for an air traffic control communication network in Latin America. The order specified NetPerformer Satellite Routers developed by Comtech EF Data Corp.’s subsidiary, Memotec, which deliver […]


FAA gives Inmarsat SB-S ops, safety comms green light

May 7, 2019 1

Inmarsat, the world leader in global mobile satellite communications, today announced that it has received final approval from the US Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) for its SB-S digital airline operations and safety platform. The FAA […]


Saudi Arabia seals deal for state-of-the-art SITAONAIR comms

May 2, 2019 0

Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS) has selected SITAONAIR to develop the Kingdom’s air traffic management capabilities through to 2025. SITAONAIR will deliver its country-wide, state-of-the-art VHF and Digital Automatic Terminal Information Service (D-ATIS) solutions benefiting all airlines flying […]


Europe’s future terrestrial datalink makes progress

April 23, 2019 0

LDACS, aviation’s future terrestrial data link, has been tested in flight trials for the first time. On 26 March, a Dassault Falcon 20 research aircraft, owned by DLR, the German Aerospace Centre, took off from […]


Frequentis vitalsphere supports Kazakhstan comms

March 26, 2019 0

Frequentis is modernising Kazakhstan’s ATM-grade communication network within the Almaty flight information region (FIR). Frequentis VCX-IP network solution has been successfully installed in Kazakhstan, allowing the exchange of safety-critical communication and data to advance Almaty […]


CAAS extends space-based VHF voice comms research effort

March 25, 2019 0

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) has signed a research collaboration agreement with Rohde & Schwarz to conduct a design study on the application and deployment of space-based Very High Frequency (VHF) voice communications […]


SITAONAIR exceeds Single Sky targets with datalink upgrade

March 23, 2019 0

SITAONAIR has exceeded Single European Sky expectations through its instrumental work establishing a multi-frequency European datalink infrastructure to increase air traffic management (ATM) capacity in the region’s airspace. SITAONAIR, the aviation industry’s aircraft communications business, […]


Eurocontrol MUAC, INDRA puts ADS-C app through first paces

March 22, 2019 0

Eurocontrol’s Maastricht Upper Area Control Centre (MUAC) and Indra have together performed the world’s first test-run of the ATN ADS-C application developed by the Spanish technology business to automatically monitor aircraft routes with the aim […]