AAI goes live with Aireon System across Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata’s oceanic airspaces

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Airports Authority of India (AAI) has announced today that Aireon’s space-based ADS-B air traffic surveillance system is successfully being utilized across Mumbai, Chennai and Kolkata’s oceanic airspaces, providing an additional layer of surveillance, backing up the existing ground-based network. Improved communications and data sharing between Asia, the Middle East and Europe is also a main objective aimed at reducing delays and improving the flying experience for all users. Now, with more accurate position reporting available throughout the entire region, aircraft are more likely to get preferred flight levels and route changes, alleviating the prior issues.


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