VICTORIA, B.C., 30 May 2014. Thunder Airlines, serving Northern Ontario with scheduled and chartered air service, has selected Latitude's SkyNode S200 flight tracking and satcom voice, data, and messaging system from Latitude Technologies, a global supplier of flight data monitoring, flight following, and satellite communications (SatCom) solutions for regional fleet operators.
Engineers are installing Latitude’s SkyNode S200 on Thunder Airline’s entire fleet of King Air, Mitsubishi MU2, and Caravan aircraft. Midland Instruments is managing the installations.
The SkyNode S200 provides Thunder Airlines with robust and reliable tracking and satellite communications connectivity to meet the fleet's flight operations requirements, officials say.
Thunder Airlines, founded in 1994 and based out of Thunder Bay and Timmins, services almost all airports in Ontario and surrounding areas with frequent and reliable flights. They are one of the largest medical transfer contractors for ORNGE (Ontario Ministry of Health) and provide charter air service to many organizations in Ontario. In addition, Thunder Airlines operates scheduled passenger service to the coast of James Bay from their Timmins base.