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Aireon takes full control of first ADS-B payload

Aireon has formally received control from Iridium of the first Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payload hosted on an Iridium NEXT satellite. This is a major … More ››

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ANZ, Aireon team on South Pacific validation

Airways New Zealand, New Zealand’s air navigation service provider (ANSP) and Aireon have signed an agreement in principle to enter into an operational validation trial. This … More ››

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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 ››

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The era of space-based surveillance is here!

Spaceflight business SpaceX has successfully launched its Falcon 9 rocket carrying Aireon’s transformative space-based ADS-B technology. Launching from Vandenberg Air Force Base in California, the SpaceX Falcon 9 … More ››

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SpaceX now eyeing Jan 14 for Aireon launch

Spaceflight business SpaceX is pushing back the debut of its Falcon 9 rocket carrying Aireon’s space-based ADS-B technology to January 14, possibly January 15 – later than … More ››

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Aireon set for revised January 8 launch

Aireon’s space-based ADS-B technology deployment is now scheduled for January 8 carried by the first Iridium NEXT satellites to be launched following an in-depth investigation … More ››

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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 ››

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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 ››

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Ryanair closing in on Norwegian deal

Irish low cost carrier Ryanair could start filtering its passengers onto Norwegian’s growing network of low-cost, long-haul routes as early as spring 2017, according to … More ››

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Italy’s stake in Aireon comes under fire

Italian prosecutors in Rome are conducting a probe into the US$61 million investment by the national air navigation service provider in the US-based industry consortium … More ››

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