Star Announces an LOI with Astral Aviation for the Purchase of the STAR-ISMS (“In-Flight Safety Monitoring System”) for 7 Cargo Aircraft in Kenya

Star Navigation Systems PR
Published on: June 7, 2022

Brampton, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – June 7, 2022) – Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (CSE: SNA) (CSE: SNA.CN) (“Star” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce the signing of a Letter of Intent (“LOI”) with Astral Aviation (“Astral”) of Kenya to purchase seven (7) units of the STAR-ISMS® for its fleet of cargo aircraft.

Astral is a member of Africa Airlines (“AFRAA”), The International Air Cargo Association (“TIACA”) and Kenya National Chamber of Commerce & Industry (“KNCCI”).

Astral is a licensed cargo airline that has been flying in Africa for 22 years. It provides reliable and cost-effective air-freight solutions using a combination of schedule and charter flights within its Intra-African, Middle East, Asian and European Network.

Astral operates a fleet of F27, DC9F, B727-200F, B757F, B767-200Fand B747-400F aircraft within its geographic area which is comprised of 50 destinations. It operates a combination of scheduled and ad-hoc charters along with value-added leasing services and has agreements with over 30 Interline Partners along with preferential agreements with the leading global and local freight forwarders. It also has partnerships with over 25 global GSA’s, facilitate the consolidation of cargoes at the freighter-friendly Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (Kenya), Johannesburg (South Africa), Dubai (UAE) and Liege Airport (Belgium).

Mr. Amir Bhatti, Chief Executive Officer of Star said: “This LOI with Astral gives Star a wide variety of planes to install our Star A.D.S ®. We are excited to have this opportunity to work with Astral and providing them a solution to improve safety and optimize their aircraft operations.”

About Star Navigation Systems – www.star-navigation.com

Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. manufactures the In-flight Safety Monitoring System, STAR-ISMS®, the heart of the STAR-A.D.S.® System. The STAR-A.D.S.® System has real-time capability of tracking, performance trends and predicting incident-occurrences which enhances aviation safety and improves fleet management while reducing costs for the operator. Star’s MMI Division designs and manufactures high performance, mission critical, flight deck flat panel displays for defence and commercial aviation industries worldwide.

About Astral Aviation – www.astral-aviation.com

Astral Aviation is a cargo airline based in Nairobi, Kenya. It was established in November 2000 and started operations in January 2001. It operates scheduled and non-scheduled ad-hoc cargo charters to regional destinations in Africa and to Liege in Belgium.

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Mr. Amir Bhatti, CEO at 1-416-252-2889 #230

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