News Note: Arinc and its partner Aeronautical Radio of Thailand last month announced the launch of VHF datalink communications service at three major airports in Australia

 - October 2, 2006, 10:53 AM

The companies have deployed new VHF air-ground stations to cover the airspace at Sydney, Brisbane and Melbourne airports. The launch represents Arinc’s first GlobaLink VHF coverage on the continent, according to a spokesman. Arinc and AeroThai currently operate more than 40 GlobaLink stations providing communications across the Asia-Pacific region. Each ground station supports several hundred sq mi of airspace.