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Aireon plans to exploit early polar gains

Aireon is planning to explore how the first deployment of Iridium NEXT satellites equipped with space-based ADS-B technology could help early adopters develop polar routes. … More ››

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Inmarsat expands Rockwell Collins alliance

Inmarsat and Rockwell Collins are to expand their strategic relationship to include the new SwiftBroadband-Safety service for cockpit and aircraft operations. Rockwell Collins is a long-time provider … More ››

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Inmarsat, SITAONAIR to team on cockpit comms

Inmarsat has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to appoint SITAONAIR as a distribution partner for its next generation SwiftBroadband-Safety aviation service. A pre-agreement between … More ››

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Qatar Airways to launch GlobalBeacon

Qatar Airways is to become the first airline to adopt the new GlobalBeacon solution to meet the International Civil Aviation Organization’s (ICAO) Global Aeronautical Distress Safety System … More ››

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Tracking Shot

An airline industry-led body is near to issuing practical guidance on how airlines can best manage any risk from the 15-minute flight tracking standard that will come into effect … More ››

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Aireon, FlightAware partner to launch GlobalBeacon flight tracking tool for MH370 mandate

Aireon and FlightAware have struck a new partnership with the launch of GlobalBeacon, a solution providing airlines with 100 per cent global flight tracking. GlobalBeacon is designed to … More ››

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Global tracking bid at risk of ‘patchworking’

Future aircraft tracking standards that could prevent another Malaysian Airlines MH370-type disappearance will fail to fulfil their potential due to what is being branded a … More ››

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First Mover

Does Aireon’s pioneering space-based ADS-B technology create a problem for UN aviation agency ICAO? The green light signalled by the World Radiocommunication Conference to protect … More ››

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Off Track?

August is historically a quiet month for meetings. Not so at global aviation’s sovereign body ICAO where a summer of furious activity sadly yielded negligible … More ››

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ICAO documenting progress on flight tracking

The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has launched a new centralised online information area for aircraft tracking developments. The new aircraft tracking information area, available … More ››

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