AviSec Messaging Frequently Asked Questions

AviSec Messaging Frequently Asked Questions

What is Type B Messaging?

Type B messaging is the only, truly foolproof method of business-to-business communications and Rockwell Collins’ ARINC AviSec uses the robust system architecture of the global AviNet network for consistent reliability that has been proven over five decades. Type B messaging is a form of aviation transmission exchange used for mission-critical aircraft communications, such as:

  • Flight planning
  • Filing flight plans with the FAA and other CAAs
  • Flight deck weather data

Type B messaging using AviSec applications

IATA standard Type B messaging is also utilised for the transmission of secure flight passenger data, a mandatory requirement for travellers to and from the U.S. and Europe. Advance Passenger Information is an increasing requirement that helps to maintain border security management and is a critical part of the passenger reservations process.

Find out more about Advance Passenger Information (API).

The technical advantages of AviSec for customers

Rockwell Collins’ ARINC AviSec customers benefit from the seamless transmission of Type B messaging over a global switching network.

In addition to the aircraft communications capabilities and passenger data transfer applications, Type B messaging delivers more than 23 million messages for over 3,000 customers every day. The aviation data transfers typically take place within one second between aviation operators and partner businesses, such as:

  • FBOs messages & contract fuel
  • Maintenance requests
  • Authority to Carry Requests
  • Batch Flight Manifests

Reliable and timely delivery of Type B messaging is critical to ensure that ground delays are kept to a minimum in order for operators to maintain maximum operational productivity.

Find out more about Authority to Carry Requests.

Why choose Rockwell Collins’ ARINC AviSec for airline data transfer?

The proven Type B messaging environment that is Rockwell Collins’ ARINC AviSec offers airlines, aviation partners and operators the opportunity to work within a reliable, seamless messaging platform that is backed by more than eight decades of industry-leading experience.

More information about Rockwell Collins’ ARINC AviSec.

AviSec also brings a unique transparency to pricing and billing for critical and mandatory operational messaging. Following a free Type B messaging audit, Rockwell Collins are able to tailor packages based upon individual requirements and can be billed in three ways:

  • Price-per-flight
  • Flat-rate monthly cost
  • Cost-for-service

This can create transparency for operators that enables simple budgeting, which has previously, and with other providers, been a complex and difficult process.

More information about AviSec commercial costs.

Simplify Type B messaging practices and streamline your aviation business.

AviSec Messaging Frequently Asked Questions

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