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Brampton, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – June 13, 2022) – Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (CSE: SNA) (CSE: SNA.CN) (“Star” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the signing of a Sales Agreement with Astral Aviation of Kenya (“Astral”) to purchase seven (7) units of the STAR-ISMS®. (In-Flight Safety Monitoring System) for seven (7) of its Cargo fleet, with an option of a further 3 aircraft within the next 12 months. The total value of the contract is USD1.2M over the 5-year term for the 7 aircraft. Star will receive a deposit totalling $40,000 USD on the order over the next four months.

Astral is a member of the Africa Airlines Association (AFRAA), The International Air Cargo Association (TIACA) and the Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KNCCI).

Astral is a licensed cargo airline flying in Africa for 22 years. Astral provides reliable and cost-effective air-freight solutions using a combination of scheduled and charter flights along with leasing services within its Intra-African, Middle East, Asian and European Network.

Astral operates a fleet of a variety of aircraft within its Intra-African, Middle East, Asian and European network which is comprised of 50 destinations. It has agreements with over 30 Interline Partners, along with preferential agreements with the leading global and local freight forwarders. It also has partnerships with over 25 Global General Sales Agents (“GSA”), to facilitate the consolidation of cargoes at the freighter-friendly Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Kenya), Johannesburg (South Africa), Dubai (UAE) and Liege Airport (Belgium).

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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