What is Space-Based ADS-B?

April 2, 2019 0

Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) is an air traffic surveillance technology that relies on aircraft broadcasting their identity, a precise GPS position and other information derived from on-board systems. ADS-B is automatic because no work is required […]


Who is Aireon?

April 2, 2019 0

WHO IS AIREON? Aireon is providing the first ever, global air traffic surveillance system using a space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) network that meets the strict, real-time Air Traffic Service (ATS) surveillance requirements for air […]


Flight Safety Foundation, Aireon forge partnership

March 14, 2019 0

Flight Safety Foundation has announced an agreement with Aireon to collaborate on applying spaced-based automatic dependent surveillance–broadcast (ADS-B) data to develop, share and identify safety risks in global airspace and use this information to inform […]


Aireon, Thales to expand space-based ADS-B collaboration

March 12, 2019 0

Aireon and Thales have signed a Memorandum of Agreement to expand their space-based ADS-B collaboration. Aireon and Thales, through this agreement, will look at ways to improve aviation efficiency by globally leveraging the space-based Automatic […]


NATS’ Astill to guide new Aireon ATFM business

March 7, 2019 0

Aireon has tapped a senior executive from the UK provider NATS for strategic support and expertise to develop its new Air Traffic Flow Management (ATFM) services line of business. NATS’ Jonathan Astill will act as […]


Aireon takes full control of final ADS-B payloads

February 8, 2019 0

Aireon has formally received control of the final six Automatic Dependent Surveillance Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads from Iridium Communications. Hosted on the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation, Aireon’s space-based ADS-B system will deliver – for the first […]