Automated Flight Information Reporting System Enters Commercial Service in China
Shanghai Airlines ("SAL") has reported to AMA that its second afirs(TM)-equipped Boeing 767 has completed a successful entry into service on February 4, 2009 The maiden flight of the first system was from Shanghai to Saipan on December 27th,2008, and afirs(TM) system performed flawlessly. The second installation was completed at the Boeing China Modification Facility in Shanghai. Mr. Ding Xing Guo, Vice President of Flight Operations for SAL stated, "It is very important that our crews have continuous voice contact with our operations center to support each flight. The afirs system provides that continuous contact with a quality and clarity of the voice communications that is crystal clear".
- Published: 19 February 2009
- Written by Editor