December 11, 2013

Jeppesen and flynas of Saudi Arabia Agree to New Five Year Multiple Service Contract

Tailored digital navigation data, EFB and flight planning services part of new agreement

Englewood, Colo. | 11 Dec 2013 | By Jeppesen

Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Digital Aviation, and flynas, a leading low-cost airline and the national carrier of Saudi Arabia, have reached a new five-year service agreement to include electronic flight bag (EFB), digital tailored navigation data and flight planning services. Jeppesen solutions will provide increased operational efficiency on the ground and in flight and will improve situational awareness for flynas pilots.

Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro EFB services will be integrated by flynas on iPad, to help eliminate paper-based flight information for airline operations and increase situational awareness in flight by providing essential data-driven, real time flight data onscreen that is displayed per the preferences of flynas pilots.

“Digital solutions from Jeppesen will provide the structure needed for integrating essential flight data in a format that is easily accessible and interactive in real time on iPad,” said Mansoor Alharbi executive director, flynas Flight Operations. “In addition to FliteDeck Pro services and navigation data, Jeppesen flight planning tools will simplify complex process and further optimize our operations.”

Flynas will access the industry-leading Jeppesen JetPlan flight planning engine, which delivers optimized flight plans to increase operational efficiency. Jeppesen flight planning solutions also provide operations management planning services and advanced support options and tools for seamless airline integration.

“The integrated EFB, tailored navigation data and flight planning solutions provided to flynas through the new service agreement offers multiple benefits from an operational perspective,” said Tim Huegel, director, Jeppesen Aviation Portfolio Management. “Optimization of these essential flight elements will allow flynas to reduce pilot and staff workload and achieve fleet-wide improvements in operational efficiency and bottom line results through reduced fuel consumption and enhanced routing.”

Flynas operates more than 950 commercial flights per week to multiple domestic and international destinations. To learn more about the destinations served by flynas, please see For more information on the industry-leading navigation, operations, training and optimization solutions provided by Jeppesen, please visit

About Jeppesen
For more than 75 years Jeppesen has made it possible for pilots and their passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations. Today, this pioneering spirit continues as Jeppesen delivers transformative information and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of air and sea operations around the globe. Jeppesen is a Boeing subsidiary and part of the Digital Aviation business unit within Boeing Commercial Aviation Services. Boeing offers the industry’s largest portfolio of services, support and solutions, collectively known as the Boeing Edge, providing customers a competitive advantage by solving real operational problems, enabling better decisions, maximizing efficiency and improving environmental performance – intelligent information solutions across the entire aviation ecosystem.

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