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ForeFlight to Integrate Aireon Data into Business Aviation Flight Tracking Product

Aireon, the market leader in space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) data products and services, has entered into an agreement with ForeFlight to supply its AireonSTREAM data for ForeFlight’s Dispatch flight planning product.

ForeFlight Dispatch serves as a hub connecting advanced flight planning tools with external resources, streamlining workflows and providing a frictionless communication channel between flight planners and pilots. With Tracking, ForeFlight’s latest offering built on top of Dispatch, operators can use real-time AireonSTREAM data for flight tracking within the platform, creating even greater situational awareness and efficiency for business jet and general aviation operators. The integrated product will allow flight departments better insights into the status of any flight to keep their organizations coordinated and running smoothly.

“The safety-grade data from Aireon can unlock significant safety and operational improvements for the business aviation operators. We are looking forward to partnering with ForeFlight to showcase the potential of Aireon data to the business aviation community,” said Peter Cabooter, Aireon Vice President of Customer Affairs.

AireonSTREAM is a set of APIs that enable stakeholders to access Aireon’s high-fidelity, low-latency, global coverage Air Traffic Service (ATS) surveillance-grade data. With AireonSTREAM, organizations can securely harness and tailor ADS-B data to gain actionable insights, make smarter decisions, and optimize their operations.

“We’re excited to work with Aireon to provide space-based ADS-B tracking. Having this information in ForeFlight Dispatch gives operators a comprehensive view of their operations and empowers them to manage and resolve disruptions in real-time,” said Tim Schuetze, ForeFlight CEO.