Deals this week: Passur Aerospace, Singapore Technologies Electronics, Aireon


A contract has been awarded to Passur Aerospace for the installation of a new information and automation solution at Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) in the US.

The new system will improve traffic flow and passenger capacity at FLL, while reducing delays and congestion.

Singapore Technologies Electronics and GomSpace have entered a memorandum of understanding with the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) to collaborate on the usage of space-based VHF communications for air traffic management.

"[Aireon and SANS] plan to deploy the ADS-B concept in Saudi airspace to manage air traffic flow and provide airline benefits."

The companies will deploy very high-frequency (VHF) communications equipment onto a constellation of low-earth-orbit satellites to provide real-time communication.

Aireon and Saudi Air Navigation Services (SANS) have signed a memorandum of understanding to analyse the benefits of the space-based automatic dependent surveillance-broadcast (ADS-B) concept.

The partners plan to deploy the ADS-B concept in Saudi airspace to manage air traffic flow and provide airline benefits.