Malaysia Airlines will be the first airline to go live with global flight tracking technology using SITA OnAir’s AIRCOM FlightTracker this summer. The airline has already conducted extensive testing of the technology, which is essentially a ground-based software upgrade to existing equipment that allows airlines to track aircraft positions and identify any unexpected deviations or gaps in position reports. Because it uses existing equipment and re-purposes air traffic control data ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Malaysia Airlines is launch customer for flight tracking system" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions? ATWPlus@penton.com.

Already registered? here.