Iris benefits


Reduces VDLm2 demand


Accelerate the delivery of ATS data link benefits


Support the continuous growth of AOC


Support the validation of future data link services


Operational deployment and usage of 4DTRAD


Reduced C02 emissions

About Iris

The Iris Service is a space-based data communication service for operational ATN-B1/ATS-B2 Controller Pilot Data Link Communications (CPDLC) and ATS-B2 aircraft-to-Air Navigation Service Providers surveillance-related information (ADS-C).

The Iris Service is provided by ESSP as the pan-European certified Iris Service Provider (ISP).

About ESSP

ESSP is the only company with an EASA certificate for the provision of services based on two different space-based systems, one in navigation and one in communications to enable support of ATM operations at global level.

ESSP’s core business is the provision of pan-European space-based Communication, Navigation and Surveillance (CNS) services. As multi-service CNS provider, ESSP operate complex space-based systems and deliver critical services under strict regulatory conditions.

Latest news

January 29, 2024
Ground-breaking Iris satellite-based datalink technology enters commercial service, enabling airspace optimisation to...
September 18, 2023
ESSP (European Satellite Services Provider) has become the first pan-European company certified as a Communications...