COCESNA and FlightAware Work to Team Up on Central American Flight Data Integration
Tuesday, February 12, 2013 03:00AM
Last updated 43 weeks ago.
For the first time ever, a joint data exchange effort for live flight data across Central America.
MADRID – 12 February 2013 – At the 2013 World ATM Congress, COCESNA (the Central American corporation for Air Navigation Services) and FlightAware today announced that they are working on forming a collaborative effort to improve the exchange and availability of live flight data across Central America as well as integration of Central American flight data around the world via data exchanges and innovative technology.
COCESNA intends to leverage FlightAware’s technical expertise to improve data exchanges between COCESNA and foreign ANSPs that will improve operational performance as well as flight efficiency. Additionally, FlightAware will be working with COCESNA to deploy FlightAware services at COCESNA to allow for better reporting and monitoring of airport and flight operations, conditions, and patterns across Central America and beyond.
COCESNA intends to provide FlightAware with comprehensive flight data across Central America for inclusion in FlightAware’s services. All of FlightAware’s services will soon incorporate the Central American coverage including the FlightAware.com web site as well as FlightAware Global, an operational flight tracking system for aircraft operators, FBO ToolBox, an operational tool for FBOs and handling agents, FlightXML, a live flight tracking API, and FlightAware Mobile apps for iPad, iPhone, Android, BlackBerry, Playbook, Windows Phone, and Symbian.
"COCESNA is a great opportunity for us to assist with technology projects as well as integrate a large amount of airspace data," FlightAware CEO Daniel Baker, explained. "We’re excited to include COCESNA’s airspace in our services and look forward to enabling more data exchanges that improve Central American flight operations."ABOUT COCESNA
COCESNA (Corporación Centroamericana de Servicios de Navegación Aérea) is an international company headquartered in Honduras that manages a complete communication network of regional airports throughout Central America. As a public service within the region, COCESNA's voice and data communication network provides critical information to the managing operation of aircraft and airport traffic control at each airport. Headquartered in Honduras, COCESNA connects airports in Guatemala, Belize, El Salvador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Costa Rica.ABOUT FLIGHTAWARE
FlightAware (flightaware.com) is the largest flight tracking, flight data, and flight planning company in the world. FlightAware was the first company to offer free flight tracking services for both private and commercial aircraft in the United States, Canada, United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. FlightAware provides flight tracking services in over forty-five countries to over three million people each month. Founded in 2005, FlightAware is privately held and has offices in Houston and New York.