Aireon forms international advisor panel

February 28, 2013 0

Aireon, the developer of the world’s first satellite-based global air traffic surveillance system, plans to form an International Advisory Committee (IAC) to provide it with guidance and critical insights. Read More About Aireon Aireon said […]


NATS signals space-based interest

December 5, 2012 0

UK air traffic control NATS is considering offering aircraft tracking via satellite to provide radar-like surveillance over the Atlantic Ocean. Satellite-based ADS-B in oceanic and polar regions offers not only improved safety but significantly reduced […]


NAV CANADA seals Aireon deal with Iridium

November 19, 2012 0

NAV CANADA has finalised the terms of its Aireon joint venture with Iridium. Aireon’s mandate is to provide satellite-based surveillance capability for air navigation service providers (ANSPs) around the world. Aireon will deliver this global […]


NAV CANADA triumphs on cost control

October 22, 2012 0

NAV CANADA’s latest yearly results show continued success in controlling costs while maintaining safe and efficient air navigation services in a period when growth in air traffic volumes struggled to reach one per cent. In […]


Harris to provide Aireon's mega payload

June 19, 2012 0

Harris Corporation is to provide 81 ADS-B 1090 Extended Squitter (ES) receivers to Aireon, the planned joint venture between Iridium and NAV CANADA – the largest implementation of a hosted payload solution to date. The […]


NAV CANADA plans $100m Aireon dividend

June 19, 2012 0

The decision by the private sector company responsible for Canadian air traffic control to help develop advanced space-based aircraft tracking, reckons that the move will generate over $100m in customer fuel savings on North Atlantic […]


Iridium launches Aireon

June 19, 2012 0

Aireon, a new joint venture launched by Iridium and NAV CANADA will allow air traffic management agencies around the globe to continuously track aircraft anywhere in the world. Aireon will deliver this surveillance capability to […]