Connecting aircraft and airline ground networks in real-time
SITA’s AIRCOM Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) Services helps pilots receive vital information in real-time. It uses a globally managed network of ground stations in 160 countries and the Inmarsat and Iridium satellites.
AIRCOM® ACARS Services can be combined with SITA’s AIRCOM® FlightMessenger, which has system integration capabilities for easy connection to existing airline applications.
2 million ACARS messages per day managed by SITA
[SITA’s Aircraft Operational Communications] just works. Transparently and without interruption to the flight crew.
AIRCOM® ACARS Services integrates data from aircraft ACARS avionics with ground applications and databases, making them available to users in an understandable format.
ACARS processing centers are located in Canada and Singapore.
AIRCOM ACARS Services is linked to a VHF/VDL global network of 1,400 VHF/VDL radio stations that are connected to over 900 airports.
AIRCOM ACARS Services is linked to satellite networks including the Iridium, Inmarsat and JCAB constellations.
A global ground network connects aircraft operational communication networks to airline operations centers.
AIRCOM® ACARS provides improved efficiency for airlines through optimized processes and decision-making. It also provides fuel savings from better fuel planning based on enhanced communications.
This product is supported by a dedicated multilingual operations team which provides monitoring and support 24/7/365 from command centers in Montreal and Singapore, ensuring global business continuity through a flexible service model. Our monitoring service ensures your IT systems are reliable and available, around the clock, around the world.
Our experts proactively monitor your infrastructure, identifying and resolving problems often before they impact your services.
Using departure clearance over ACARS (instead of over voice) yields approximately US$ 300,000 savings per aircraft per year.
The link between aircraft and ground