Star Navigation: SkyLink Aviation places first order for ISMS Lite technology

    TSX Venture Exchange Symbol: SNA

    DUBAI, Nov. 13 /CNW/ - Star Navigation Systems Group Ltd. (TSX: SNA-V)
(Star) and SkyLink Aviation Inc. ("SkyLink") today announced the inaugural
order of Star's ISMS Lite(TM) technology at the Dubai Airshow. The agreement
calls for the immediate installation of the ISMS Lite(TM) on one of Skylink's
MI-8T helicopters, with the remainder of the fleet of up to forty units to
    Mr. Amir Bhatti, V.P. Marketing and Sales said, "We are extremely happy
to see this early success at the Dubai Airshow, and it is encouraging that the
first purchase order was for our latest product solution."
    The ISMS Lite(TM) technology, developed as an entry level version of
Star's In-flight Safety Monitoring System (ISMS(TM)) which provides asset
tracking, satellite phones and real-time monitoring of a few critical
operational parameters.
    "This is a great day for Star and our friends at Skylink Aviation," said
Viraf Kapadia, CEO of Star Navigation. "We are delighted with this endorsement
of the ISMS LiteTM product by a company as highly respected as Skylink

    SkyLink Aviation Inc. is an international aviation group that specializes
in Project Management, Air Charters, Aviation Support, Aircraft Maintenance,
Air Courier, Executive Air Charters as well as Flight Planning and Clearance
Services. SkyLink Aviation has become a global leader in rapid deployment of
peacekeepers and international humanitarian aid, including food and equipment,
during war, major disasters and pandemics for clients such as the United
Nations, World Food Programme, USAID, INS (Homeland Security), IOM, the
Canadian Government, the Red Cross, the Italian Interior Ministry and other
national governments and NGOs.

    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

    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

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