Iceland’s Isavia embarks on Aireon polar quest

Icelandic air traffic control plans to conduct flight trials in polar airspace north of 70 degrees to evaluate the expected benefits of new space-based surveillance … More ››

Radio hams flag concerns over unlawful drone transmitter interference with air traffic control

Amateur radio enthusiasts in the US are targeting the potential lethal interference potential of a series of audio/video transmitters used on unmanned aircraft and marketed … More ››

Mozambique makes headway on ADS-B

Aeroportos de Moçambique (ADM) has deployed new ADS-B cooperative surveillance technology for aircraft tracking. Inaugurated by deputy transport minister Manuela Rebelo, its installation falls within the scope … More ››

Environmental impact of space-based ADS-B surveillance tech a ‘win-win’ for airlines, society

A new report based on academic research claims potential savings in global aviation carbon emissions through using space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) technology in remote and … More ››

Norwegian eyeing Siberian Corridor benefits

Norwegian Air Shuttle is pinning its hopes on forthcoming talks between the Norwegian and Russian Government that could see new trans-polar airspace rights allowing the long haul, … More ››

COMSOFT Solutions completes Gdańsk WAM 

Polish Air Navigation Services Agency (PANSA) has completed the installation of Comsoft Solutions WAM network, enabling high accuracy multilateration coverage for an extended region around … More ››

SBB selected for Hawaiian’s new A321neos

Hawaiian Airlines (HAL) has selected Inmarsat’s next generation IP-based SwiftBroadband-Safety (SB-S) platform for installation on its new Airbus A321neo fleet. Inmarsat’s SB-S service will deliver secure … More ››

Aireon deployment set for December 16 launch

Aireon’s space-based ADS-B technology deployment is imminent with the launch later this month of the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation on December 16 at 20:36 UTC. Launching from … More ››

ERA signs Mongolia’s NUBIA for surface MLAT

ERA has been awarded a contract to deliver a surface multilateration system for the New Ulaanbaatar International airport in Mongolia. ERA in consortium with ACH … More ››

Aireon, FlightAware team with SITAONAIR to provide space-based ADS-B flight tracking

Aireon, FlightAware and SITAONAIR today announced a new partnership to provide SITAONAIR’s airline customers with Aireon’s space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data. Starting in 2018, … More ››