Court grants Star Navigation permission to proceed with discovery in patent suit against Aeromechanical Services

    TORONTO, Oct. 30 /CNW/ - Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd (TSX-V: SNA)
("Star" or the "Company"), is pleased to announce that the United States
District Court in San Francisco, California has granted Star permission to
proceed with jurisdictional discovery - in its patent infringement lawsuit
against Aeromechanical Services (TSX-V: AMA).
    Star Navigation looks forward to moving ahead with the lawsuit and has
until February 6, 2009 to conduct jurisdictional discovery. Unless otherwise
advised, the Court will conduct a hearing on the motion on March 27, 2009.
Star looks forward to the court's ultimate consideration of the infringement
allegations and expects to be successful based on the merits of the case.

    About Star Navigation:

    Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. ( 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.

    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: and
view the Star Navigation IR HUB. Alternatively, investors are asked to e-mail
all questions and correspondence to

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