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Malaysia Airlines signs up for global plane-tracking satellite service

April 19, 2017 1:53 PM
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April 19 (UPI) -- Malaysia Airlines said it has become the first carrier to enlist to a satellite flight tracking system that will monitor the location of company's fleet worldwide.

The U.S.-based Aireon, FlightAware and SITAONAIR aviation industry firms developed a service -- called FlightTracker -- that will soon launch in which satellites are used to track planes in areas where there is currently no surveillance. The service will provide more regular updates on the location ...

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