Airlines are required to report their aircraft position at regular intervals when flying over certain areas. Photo: Xinhua Airlines are required to report their aircraft position at regular intervals when flying over certain areas. Photo: Xinhua
Airlines are required to report their aircraft position at regular intervals when flying over certain areas. Photo: Xinhua

Cost biggest obstacle to real-time flight tracking

Most long-haul commercial aircraft already have equipment for real-time position reporting

Airlines are required to report their aircraft position at regular intervals when flying over certain areas. Photo: Xinhua Airlines are required to report their aircraft position at regular intervals when flying over certain areas. Photo: Xinhua
Airlines are required to report their aircraft position at regular intervals when flying over certain areas. Photo: Xinhua
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