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04 Jun, 2019, 12:00 BST Aireon Becomes First-Of-Its-Kind Surveillance System Certified By The European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA)

Aireon was officially approved by the European Union Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) as an Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) Organization to...


02 Apr, 2019, 16:24 BST Aireon(SM) System Goes Live - Trial Operations Begin Over The North Atlantic Marking New Chapter In Aviation History

Effective today, Aireon, the first ever real-time, global air traffic surveillance system, is fully operational and in trial use over the North...


07 Mar, 2019, 12:01 GMT Aireon Announces Key Support for New Line of Business

Aireon today announced that Jonathan Astill, from NATS, has been tapped for strategic support and expertise to develop the new Air Traffic Flow...


16 Jan, 2019, 11:01 GMT Aireon Announces US$200 Million Credit Facility with Deutsche Bank

Aireon LLC today announced it has signed a credit facility agreement for US$200 million with a group of several independent investor funds, led by...


11 Jan, 2019, 18:32 GMT A New Era of Global Aircraft Surveillance is on the Horizon as Aireon Completes System Deployment

Aireon announced today a successful eighth and final launch and deployment of the Iridium NEXT satellite constellation hosting the Aireon space-based ...


29 Nov, 2018, 12:01 GMT Aireon Adds New Executive Team Member to Support Continued Growth

Aireon announced today that Peter Cabooter has joined the executive team, fulfilling a newly created position, Vice President of Customer Affairs. In ...


06 Nov, 2018, 13:01 GMT Aireon Signs Data Integration and Automation MOU with Atech

Aireon announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Atech Negocios em Tecnologias S/A, a company of the Embraer Group, ...


05 Nov, 2018, 03:01 GMT GlobalBeacon(SM) Goes Live Ahead of ICAO Airline Flight Tracking Recommendations

Aireon LLC and FlightAware today announced that GlobalBeaconSM is live and providing airlines with global flight tracking ahead of the International...


18 Sep, 2018, 15:00 BST Aireon Names Denise Olmsted as General Counsel

Aireon LLC, developer of the world's first space-based global air traffic surveillance service has announced that Denise Olmsted recently joined...


22 Aug, 2018, 12:01 BST Aireon ALERT(SM) Now Open for Pre-Registration

Aireon and the Irish Aviation Authority (IAA) announced today, that Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs), Aircraft Operators, Regulators and...


25 Jul, 2018, 15:38 BST Aireon(SM) System Deployment Continues with Seventh Successful Launch

Aireon announced today the seventh successful launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads,...


22 May, 2018, 23:55 BST Aireon(SM) System Deployment Continues with Sixth Successful Launch

Aireon announced today the sixth successful launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads,...


16 May, 2018, 14:31 BST NATS takes equity stake in Aireon to help accelerate technology revolution in global aviation surveillance

The UK air traffic management service provider, NATS, has announced it has invested in Aireon, the company pioneering a space-based air traffic...


30 Mar, 2018, 18:20 BST Successful Fifth Launch Brings Aireon(SM) Global Air Traffic Surveillance System Closer to Full Deployment

Aireon announced today the fifth successful launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads,...


09 Jan, 2018, 11:57 GMT ASECNA to Deploy Space-Based ADS-B in Western and Central Africa

Aireon announced today that it has signed a data services agreement with the Agency for Aerial Navigation Safety in Africa and Madagascar (ASECNA)....


23 Dec, 2017, 04:34 GMT Aireon(SM) System Deployment Passes Midway Point with Fourth Successful Launch

Aireon announced today the successful fourth launch and deployment of its space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) payloads...


09 Oct, 2017, 16:47 BST Successful Third Launch Brings 10 More Aireon(SM) Payloads to Orbit

Aireon announced today the successful launch and deployment of the third batch of 10 Iridium NEXT satellites, carrying its space-based automatic...


27 Jul, 2017, 08:00 BST LVNL and Aireon Sign Agreement to Evaluate Space-Based ADS-B in Dutch Airspace

Aireon announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Air Traffic Control the Netherlands (LVNL), the Dutch Air...


14 Jul, 2017, 13:01 BST SANS And Aireon Announce Commencement Of Space-Based ADS-B Concept Of Operations

Aireon announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS), Saudi Arabia's Air...


03 May, 2017, 13:05 BST NAV CANADA and Aireon Complete Successful Space-Based ADS-B Flight Test

Aireon announced that NAV CANADA has completed a successful flight test of space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology. ...


26 Apr, 2017, 13:05 BST Federal Aviation Administration and Aireon Announce Space-Based ADS-B NextGen Technology Flight Test Success

Aireon and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) today announced a successful flight test of space-based Automatic Dependent...


30 Mar, 2017, 13:01 BST Aireon and Spanish ANSP ENAIRE Sign Agreement to Evaluate Space-Based ADS-B

Aireon announced today that it has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with Spanish Air Navigation Service Provider (ANSP) ENAIRE. Through this...


14 Mar, 2017, 12:01 GMT France's Air Navigation Service Provider Signs Memorandum of Understanding with Aireon to Evaluate Space-Based ADS-B

Aireon announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Direction des Services de la Navigation Aérienne (DSNA), France's...


06 Mar, 2017, 07:01 GMT Aireon and Thales Begin Validation of Space-Based ADS-B Data

Aireon announced today that Thales has officially begun the testing and validation of the Aireon space-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance –...


02 Mar, 2017, 13:00 GMT Aireon Takes Full Control of First ADS-B Hosted-Payload

Aireon announced today that they have formally received control from Iridium Communications Inc. (NASDAQ: IRDM) of the first Automatic Dependent...