Qatar Airways has become the first airline to sign on for the Aireon-FlightAware flight tracking solution GlobalBeacon. Using Aireon’s spaced-based Automatic Dependent Surveillance-Broadcast (ADS-B) technology, Qatar Airways will be able to track its aircraft on a minute-by-minute basis starting in 2018. Aireon-generated data will be fed into FlightAware’s system, which includes information on a flight’s origin, destination, flight plan route, position and estimated time ...

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