Satellite-based surveillance system developer Aireon and flight tracking data specialist FlightAware on Nov. 5 said they have activated their GlobalBeacon flight-tracking offering for airlines, days before an ICAO tracking recommendation takes effect. GlobalBeacon is a web-based tracking dashboard that provides minute-by-minute aircraft position reports, closing gaps in coverage over oceans and within polar airspace. An airline subscribes to the service through FlightAware and pays a ...

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