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Satcom Iridium

Flight Operations | Applicability: Airbus fleet

Airbus Aircraft Family: A320 | A330 | A340 

Iridium is the alternative solution to Inmarsat Satcom. It allows a complete worldwide pole-to-pole satellite coverage overcoming Polar Inmarsat limitations.

Iridium is:

  • Capable of FANS A+
  • Capable of ATC voice
  • Same solution as line fit to guarantee fleet harmonisation


  • Weight efficient
  • Low cost equipment solution for Satellite Communication
  • Less power-demanding solution
  • Fully integrated in the cockpit with no impact on cockpit operations
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