Main Advantages:
+ Supports all airframe types such as Boeing, Airbus, Embraer and Gulfstream
+ Supports legacy and IP - based communications as well as new standards such as MIAM and ATN
+ Enables dependable and reliable aircraft operations
+ Supports the integration of various OEM/ANSP (CPDLC) services; inflight wind uplink
+ Fully integrated with the industry -
leading ACARS manager – AIRCOMServer–technology utilizing hundreds of aircraft and back - office system connectors
+ Integrated with SITA’s EFB solution and also capable of integrating with industry EFB solutions

Product description

SITA’s AIRCOM Aircraft Communications Addressing and Reporting System (ACARS) Services helps pilots receive vital information in real-time. It uses a globally managed network of ground stations in 160 countries and the Inmarsat and Iridium satellites.

AIRCOM® ACARS Services can be combined with SITA’s AIRCOM® FlightMessenger, which has system integration capabilities for easy connection to existing airline applications.


AIRCOM® ACARS Services integrates data from aircraft ACARS avionics with ground applications and databases, making them available to users in an understandable format.

ACARS processing centers are located in Canada and Singapore.

AIRCOM ACARS Services is linked to a VHF/VDL global network of 1,400 VHF/VDL radio stations that are connected to over 900 airports.

AIRCOM ACARS Services is linked to satellite networks including the Iridium, Inmarsat and JCAB constellations.

A global ground network connects aircraft operational communication networks to airline operations centers.


Malaysia Airlines, Air China, Air Astana, Vistara

Categories and features

Aircraft communications & connectivity

ACARS messages

Community messaging

Datalink service


SITA is the world's leading specialist in air transport communications and IT solutions. We deliver and manage business solutions for airline, airport, GDS, government and other customers over the world's most extensive network, which forms the communications backbone of the global air transport industry.

Created and owned by the air transport community, SITA is the community's dedicated partner for information and communications technology. As a team of industry experts, our know-how is based on working with customers across the global air transport community. Almost every airline and airport in the world does business with SITA.

SITA innovates collaboratively with the air transport industry, and the industry itself drives the company's portfolio and strategic direction. Our portfolio includes:

  • Managed global communications, infrastructure and outsourcing services
  • Services for airline commercial management, passenger operations, flight operations, aircraft operations, air-to-ground communications, airport management and operations, baggage operations, transportation security and border management, cargo operations and more

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