Airtel ATN Hits a Milestone: 10,000 Equipped Aircraft

Airtel ATN, a global leader in aviation communication solutions, has reached a significant company milestone. Airtel’s cutting-edge software, the Airborne Router, now facilitates Data Link connections for 10,000 aircraft to the Air Traffic Control (ATC) network. This achievement underscores Airtel ATN’s commitment to transforming aviation communication for a safer and more efficient airspace.

We are delighted to announce that we have reached another important Data Link milestone,” said Santi Ibarz, CEO at Airtel ATN. “We now have 10,000 commercial aircraft equipped with our Airborne ATN Router (AAR). It’s a real testament to the continued commitment and support from our OEM community. Our dedication to shaping the future of aviation communications remains unwavering. We are ready to continue this great journey as our AAR technology excellence evolves to meet the European Data Link requirements initially (and the rest of the world in the near future) for Data Link communications, including CPDLC and ADS-C.

About Airtel ATN

Airtel is a global leader in Data Link systems. The company supplies operational and test Data Link solutions to Air Navigation Service Providers (ANSPs), Avionics Manufacturers, Communications Service Providers, and aircraft Maintenance Repair and Overhaul organizations worldwide.

Based in Dun Laoghaire, Ireland, Airtel began as a telecommunications company, transitioning to Aeronautical Telecommunications in 1998. Today, 40% of European ANSPs and more than 10,000 aircraft are data link-enabled by Airtel. Customers include Euro control, Irish Aviation Authority, ENAV, DSNA, NAV Portugal, Naviair, Skyguide, Hungarocontrol, Slovenia Control, ANS CR, Collins, Airbus, Boeing, FAA, and ESA