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May 12th, 2014

Latitude Technologies...Provides The Latitude In Flight To Track, Monitor + More (Satcom | Event)n

[SatNews] Both platforms are web-based for access from desktops, dispatch centers, and mobile devices.

Latitude Technologies, the premier global supplier of flight data monitoring, flight tracking, and satcom solutions for fleet operators, will be showcasing Latitude’s complete product family at the 39th Annual Regional Airline Association Convention in St. Louis, Missouri, May 13-15, at Booth #848.  

At the Latitude booth, the Latitude sales team will be meeting with regional carriers wanting to learn more about Latitude’s award winning IONode™ flight-data monitoring system with live-streaming, real-time alerting, and engine performance monitoring capabilities, Latitude will also be showcasing the company’s world-class line of SkyNode® flight-tracking, voice, and data transceivers. 

Latitude Technologies Corporation, headquartered in Victoria, British Columbia, is a vertically integrated manufacturer and provider of flight data monitoring, flight tracking, and satellite communications equipment and services.  Latitude’s SkyNode® products are versatile and economical-to-operate aeronautical communication devices.  The company’s IONode™ is the industry’s first lightweight flight data recorder and advanced data acquisition unit, capable of real-time event and exceedance alerts and automated post-flight data transfer.  SkyNode and IONode STCs are available for hundreds of airframe types.  Latitude provides reliable and secure aviation data and communication options for crew safety, fleet logistics, and operations and maintenance efficiency with the WebSentinel™ flight tracking platform and the Latitude Flight Data Analytics™ dashboard.  Both platforms are web-based for access from desktops, dispatch centers, and mobile devices.  For more information about Latitude’s flight data and satcom solutions, visit.

Founded in 1975, Washington, DC-based RAA (Regional Airline Association) also provides a wide array of technical, government relations and public relations services for regional airlines. The association's 31 member airlines and 280 associate members represent the key decision makers of this vital sector of the commercial aviation industry.

The 39th Annual Regional Airline Association Convention's mission statement is:

With safety as its highest priority, RAA represents North American regional airlines, and the manufacturers of products and services supporting the regional airline industry, before the Congress, DOT, FAA and other federal agencies.

With more than 13,000 regional airline flights every day, regional airlines operate more than 50 per cent of the nation’s commercial schedule. Some 160 million passengers annually—more than one of every five domestic airline passengers—travel on regionals, and the more than 2,700 regional aircraft comprise about nearly 40 percent of the U.S. commercial passenger fleet.  Most notably, regional airlines serve 631 communities across the country and in 486 of those communities—77 percent of the U.S.—regional airlines provide the only scheduled service.