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In Conversation: Amir Bhatti, CEO Star Navigation Systems Group

Amir Bhatti is Chief Executive Officer at Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd., a Canadian-based technology firm that focuses on providing aerospace solutions (hardware and software) for aircraft operators. Star’s solution provides real-time tracking, with performance trends and predictive incident occurrences. Essentially aircraft telemetry in a box. As airlines emerge from the pandemic, with slimmed-down fleets…

Most Recent Engine Related Incidents

The past few weeks for airline industry have proven we can still benefit enormously from flight safety improvements. If we look back a few weeks on the engine related incidents, things clearly went wrong. Incidents are bound to happen, but the use of technology may assist in finding the root causes both post-incident (reactively) and…

Why track aircraft live

Live tracking of aircraft is vital for many reasons, but most importantly for safety. Safety being the most important aspect of aviation, live tracking gives us the ability to see aircraft’s exact position, altitude, heading, speed, bank angle, angel of attack and more. This allows us to make sure the aircraft is safe and on…

Global Aeronautical Distress and Safety System (GADSS)

Star Navigation facilitates GADSS’s Standards and Recommended Practices (SARPs) that airlines and aircraft operators utilize for aircraft / fleet tracking in normal conditions as well as in distress.

  • Mandatory ICAO Regulation – Star Solution Meets and Exceeds ICAO Annex 6, Part 1 GADSS compliance
  • Aircraft in Distress – Stream essential DFDR Data in Real Time – ‘Autonomous distress flight tracking’
  • Stay connected, stay informed – handle Irregular Operations (IROPS) with Star Navigation solutions
  • Post flight localization, recovery and analysis

How airlines are racing to curb rising carbon emissions

Aviation industry faces mounting pressure to get serious about climate change. Air travel accounts for between three and five per cent of global CO2 emissions — and those emissions are on the rise. The number of flights around the world has increased substantially over the decades: In 1960, 100 million passengers travelled by air compared…

New Technology & Carbon Footprints

The global aviation sector needs to get on a sustainable flightpath now, because the climate crisis is not going away. With aviation emissions left unaddressed, we can expect major storm clouds ahead. However, with bold action, it is possible to create a greener, more sustainable aviation industry that supports the effort to address the climate…

DHL Orders Eight Boeing 777 Freighters

Boeing on Wednesday secured its second freighter order in as many days as DHL Express signed a deal to buy eight more 777Fs. The contract, which calls for first delivery next year and includes options on another four of the widebodies, marks another step in DHL’s intercontinental network expansion as the wider air cargo business…