AvFinity’s AIRS APIS Solution Helps a Regional Airline Avoid Costly Fines

Posted by:

Recently a regional airline was faced with numerous USCBP (United States Customs and Border Protection) fines because of their legacy email method for filing APIS manifests. The airline’s email filing method did not have sufficient checks and balances on the manifests, which caused around three million dollars in USCBP fines to accumulate against the airline.

Fortunately the airline was aware of the issues with the current APIS manifest submission method and had been in contact with AvFinity about our ...

Continue Reading ?
0

Don’t Have Your APIS Sender ID?

Posted by:

AvFinity recently provided timely assistance to a charter jet company that needed to file on the eAPIS website but had not yet received an APIS ID.

This charter operator planned to fly from an airport in Florida to a Caribbean destination and back but didn’t realize it takes 5-8 days for CBP to issue an ID after initial registration. As the charter’s clients were flying in the next morning to immediately take the charter to the Caribbean, ...

Continue Reading ?
0

The FAA’s CMHP

Posted by:

AvFinity recently implemented CMHP (Common Message Handling Protocol) as a replacement for the common legacy X.25 synchronous connection for connectivity to NADIN II. CMHP offers many advantages not previously offered by X.25. Leading the list is the massive throughput advantage in the range of four to six flight filing strips per second.

In addition because CMHP utilizes IP versus the analog X.25 synchronous connection, high availability is enhanced significantly. CMHP allows you to retire the dedicated Telco circuit ...

Continue Reading ?
0

Aviation SMS Alert Feature Jumps from Wish to Reality Because of AIRS

Posted by:

At AvFinity, we understand the value our customers derive from integration of aviation communications across multiple platforms. We built AIRS—the AvFinity Integrated Router Solution—specifically to create that value whenever the need arises. And although nothing can manage all unanticipated events, AIRS has a better chance of succeeding than anything else on the market.

For example, we recently received an inquiry from one of our airline customers asking if AIRS had monitoring capabilities. What they specifically wanted ...

Continue Reading ?
0

Pinnacle Uses the AvFinity Integrated Router Solution For Efficient APIS Filings of Flight Crew Manifests

Posted by:

Pinnacle Airlines and its subsidiary Colgan Air recently announced it has selected AIRS as its messaging solution for Advance Passenger Information System (APIS) crew manifest filings. And along the way, Pinnacle also discovered the individual messaging power and freedom that AIRS brings to aviation.

AIRS is the AvFinity Integrated Router Solution. AIRS comprises AvFinity software technology operating on an industry-standard Cisco router.

With AIRS, message transmission is secure and reliable. Airlines and other aviation companies find that ...

Continue Reading ?
0

AvFinity Announces Preferred Partner Agreement with SITA

Posted by:

AvFinity is privileged to be selected as a preferred partner of SITA’s operation-critical communications solutions to the air transport community in the U.S. and Canada. We at AvFinity believe the combination of our AvFinity Integrated Router Solution (AIRS) with SITA’s comprehensive messaging services instantly extends unprecedented communications efficiencies to North American air carriers.

SITA’s offerings available to AvFinity as a preferred partner include Type B, Type X, and EDI messaging; SITATEX; and SITATEX software development kit.

This is ...

Continue Reading ?
0

Mesa uses AIRS to Update Flight-Critical Communications

Posted by:

Regional air carrier Mesa Airlines has joined the growing number of aviation companies deploying the AvFinity Integrated Router Solution (AIRS) for flight-critical messaging. With AIRS, Mesa now enjoys a robust, secure and efficient aviation messaging system that:

  • Offers resiliency with assured message delivery so that flight-critical messages are filed despite unexpected external communications problems.
  • Maintains vital communications, handles message formatting and conversion, and reduces database issues with message recipients.
  • Eliminates pesky network issues that arise when legacy and more modern systems ...
Continue Reading ?
0

AIRS Helps Airlines Cope with NADIN II Changes

Posted by:

AvFinity offers a unique, proven solution to scheduled air carriers responding to last year’s FAA communications decision to decommission its internal NADIN X.25 Packet Switched Network (PSN) during 2011 and transition U.S. users to a private Internet Protocol (IP) network.

The AvFinity Integrated Router Solution (AIRS) provides connectivity software that permits scheduled air carriers to make the transition in hours with minimal impact to budget and operations.

For airlines without their own connection to the FAA, AvFinity also provides FlightPlan Direct™ ...

Continue Reading ?
0

Direct Connect Benefits

Posted by:

AvFinity is privileged to win recognition as the first aviation communication provider in the world authorized to connect to U.S. Customs and Border Protection for both commercial and private Advance Passenger Information Services (APIS) using a direct connection via IBM WebSphere MQ.

If you’re in aviation IT, you understand the value of connecting WebSphere MQ. This middleware ensures non-repudiation of the transmitted data meaning your message always arrives. That’s important to aviation since an international flight cannot leave the ground unless ...

Continue Reading ?
0

Linking Aviation’s Legacy and Modern IT

Posted by:

Today’s airlines must communicate effectively with multiple partners using technologies ranging from the ancient to the most advanced. The interaction of these disparate systems can lead to minor or even more severe problems that result in delayed flights that cost airlines money.

The Air Transport Association estimates airlines incur an average of $61 per minute in direct operating costs per delayed aircraft. The total cost to aviation from these delays in 2009, according to ATA, was $6.1 billion. Those ...

Continue Reading ?
0
Page 3 of 4 1234