Director General Civil Aviation of India Recommends Star Navigation's TERRASTAR: Real-Time Monitoring(TM) System for All Scheduled Domestic Airlines in India



    TORONTO, June 2 /CNW/ - Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (TSX-V: SNA)
("Star" or the "Company"), a leading edge technology company focused on
providing Aerospace Solutions, both hardware and software platforms, to assist
aviation operators worldwide, is pleased to announce that the Director
General, on behalf of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation ("DGCA") for
the Government of India, has issued a letter of recommendation to all
scheduled airline operators in India, advising them to contact Star to obtain
information on Star Navigation's patented TERRASTAR: Real-Time Monitoring(TM)
system - a real-time air-to-ground monitoring and communication system that
automatically and securely analyzes and transmits flight data, to all
scheduled domestic airlines in India.
    Mr. Viraf Kapadia, Chairman and CEO of Star stated, "With the growth in
the number of aircraft, the increase in the number of people flying, the
rising cost of jet fuel and high demand for pilots, as an industry we have to
make sure we provide the best possible support for this very challenging
environment. We are very pleased to be recognized and recommended by the
Directorate General of Civil Aviation, the governing civil aviation body for
all scheduled airlines operating in India". Kapadia commented further, "I
believe that this letter of recommendation from the Directorate General of
Civil Aviation for India will provide us with a great opportunity to
capitalize on possible new contracts and provide quicker penetration into the
Indian and international airline industry as a whole; plus accelerate our
commercial marketing of our technology. We have been impressed by the time and
attention afforded to us and our India Operations President and by the DGCA."
    TERRASTAR: Real-Time Monitoring(TM) system is an on-board monitoring
system that provides a "virtual window into an aircraft". It is a commercial,
cost-effective, air to ground communication system that automatically and
securely analyses and transmits flight data and incident alerts in "real
time". The TERRASTAR: Real-Time Monitoring(TM) system provides an operator's
ground personnel the ability to monitor trends, help predict possible
failures, schedule repairs, and assist the flight crew to take preventive
action as required. It acts as an early warning system, detecting the earliest
signs of potential problems.
    Mr. Dale F. Sparks, CTO of Star stated, "We have worked extremely hard to
get to this point and have every confidence in the capabilities of our
TERRASTAR: Real-Time Monitoring system. We are very pleased with this
opportunity and are looking forward to having our technology provide
comprehensive maintenance, safety and regulatory compliance support for
India's fast growing and dynamic aviation industry, and other airlines around
the world."
    This press release is available on the company's official on-line
investor relations site for investor commentary, feedback and questions.
Investors are asked to visit http://www.agoracom.com/ir/StarNavigation and
view the Star Navigation IR HUB. Alternatively, investors are asked to e-mail
all questions and correspondence to SNA@Agoracom.com

    About Star Navigation:

    Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd.(www.star-navigation.com) owns the
exclusive worldwide license to its proprietary, patented In-flight Safety
Monitoring System, the first system in the world to feature in-flight
data-analysis, monitoring and diagnostics with a real-time connection between
aircraft and ground. Its real-time capability of tracking performance-trends
and predicting incident-occurrence enhances aviation safety and improves fleet
management while reducing costs for the operator.

    Certain statements contained in this News Release constitute
forward-looking statements. When used in this document, the words "may",
"would", "could", "will" and similar expressions, as they relate to Star or
its management are intended to identify forward-looking statements. Such
statements reflect Star's current views with respect to future events and are
subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could
cause Star's actual performance or achievements to vary from those described
herein. Should one or more of these factors or uncertainties materialize, or
should assumptions underlying forward-looking statements prove incorrect,
actual results may vary materially from those described herein as intended,
planned, anticipated, believed, estimated or expected. Star does not assume
any obligation to update these forward-looking statements.

    The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
    responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of the content of this news
    release.

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For further information:

For further information: please visit www.star-navigation.com; or Viraf
Kapadia, CEO, viraf.kapadia@star-navigation.com; AGORACOM Investor Relations:
Investor Relations, SNA@agoracom.com;
http://www.agoracom.com/ir/StarNavigation

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