Airlines

Euro MPs call for action on tracking technology

June 30, 2015 0

Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) from across the political spectrum today called for action by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) on technology that supports global flight tracking and air navigation. At a symposium at the […]

Airlines

Australia proves 14-min tracking concept

June 19, 2015 0

Australia has become one of the first countries in the world to comply with an international requirement to more closely track all suitably equipped flights in its oceanic airspace following the expansion of a trial […]

Airports

Airbus ProSky launches AirFlight tracking tool

June 17, 2015 0

Airbus air traffic management subsidiary Airbus ProSky is partnering with Flightradar24 ahead of the 2016 ICAO requirement for flight tracking. Read Global Aircraft Tracking: The Issues Backed by Airbus BizLab innovation team, Airbus ProSky will […]

Airlines

SwiftBroadband Safety makes maiden flight

June 16, 2015 0

Hawaiian Airlines has become the first commercial airline to fly with UK satellite business Inmarsat’s SwiftBroadband Safety service on its Boeing 767-300 fleet, after the Supplemental Type Certificate for the service was awarded. The SwiftBroadband-based […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Aireon, ANZ explore Pacific operations boost

June 15, 2015 0

Aireon, developer of  the world’s first space-based global air traffic surveillance system, is to partner with Airways New Zealand, on investigating the potential of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) services in New Zealand […]

Surveillance

Exelis passes FAT for Aireon data processing

May 18, 2015 0

Exelis has achieved factory acceptance testing of the data processing and distribution ground system for Aireon’s space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance – Broadcast (ADS-B) surveillance technology. Aireon’s space-based ADS-B surveillance technology takes advantage of Iridium’s second-generation […]

Innovation

Proba-V hails world-first aircraft tracking

May 8, 2015 0

As the Proba-V satellite works quietly on its main task of monitoring vegetation growth across Earth, the minisatellite is also picking up something from a little higher: signals from thousands of aircraft. Launched two years […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Inmarsat partners with Airservices on tracking

February 24, 2015 0

UK satellite business Inmarsat is partnering with Airservices Australia and other key aviation industry stakeholders to trial improved flight tracking services on commercial airline flights to and from Australia. The announcement follows a resolution on […]

Avionics

Aireon strikes African space ADS-B deal

February 19, 2015 0

Aireon has signed a memorandum of agreement (MOA) with the Agency for the Security of Aviation Navigation in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA), which provides air traffic control in 17 African states. ASECNA has become the […]

CAAs/ANSPs

Aireon to boost Singapore FIR surveillance

February 5, 2015 0

The Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) and Aireon have signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to enhance aircraft tracking in the Singapore Flight Information Region (FIR). Through this collaboration, Aireon aims to work with […]