Airline Airside Weather

Airlines face a number of airside operations weather challenges that range from aircraft anti-icing during winter weather to operations safety during thunderstorms. Maximizing operational efficiency while maintaining the highest safety standards are of utmost importance to airlines throughout these severe weather events. Real-time, accurate, and reliable weather information combined with intelligent decision support algorithms and interfaces are of vital importance to keep airlines on-time and it’s passengers safe during these weather related challenges.


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Weather Observation-based Intelligence to Airlines

Aviation digital solutions are designed to provide weather observation-based intelligence to airlines through their operations workflow. This is accomplished through flexible interfaces, unique short-term forecasts, and alerting designed from the customer perspective.

At the heart of Vaisala’s aviation digital solutions are the market leading, innovative weather observation technologies that Vaisala has become renowned for across the globe. Global Lightning Dataset (GLD360) is the first truly global and accurate, real-time lightning coverage network. National Lightning Detection Network (NLDN) is the most scientifically accurate and reliable lightning information system, monitoring total lightning activity across the continental United States. Present Weather Detector PWD22 , HUMICAP® Humidity and Temperature Probe HMP155, and WINDCAP® Ultrasonic Wind Sensor are relied upon by virtually every flight around the world.

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