October 31, 2016

Jeppesen Introduces Next Generation Business Aviation Flight Department: Jeppesen Operator

Jeppesen Operator integrates cloud-based key functionality in a ‘do-it-yourself’ operations solution

Jeppesen, a Boeing Company, in alliance with BoldIQ, Inc., today introduces Jeppesen Operator, a new online business aviation platform that integrates key business aviation functionality in a ‘one-stop shop’ self-service environment. Operator is available today for pilots and operations staff through the cloud with a modern interface, built on decades of knowledge and expertise.

Specifically, Operator integrates flight planning, runway performance, weight & balance, crew scheduling & management, aircraft scheduling, domestic and international trip planning and reporting (financial, maintenance and custom), customer account management, real time pricing and cost accounting capabilities. Operator ensures regulatory and business policy and procedure compliance, using multiple rules engines, including those unique to a customer’s operation, and provides a custom trip check list. The check list is automatically generated and provides insight into the complexity and requirements for each trip and determines if additional resources are needed. This process enhances situational awareness and assures the trip will be released for flight.

Operator combines Jeppesen’s 40-years of experience with flight planning and international trip planning with BoldIQ’s 10-plus years of aviation on-demand flight operations and optimization experience, into a single, united user platform. Operator improves data sharing, simplifies access and usability, and increases resource utilization, all backed by proven technology. Teaming with leading optimization and operations management software provider BoldIQ bolsters Operator capabilities through the seamless integration of scheduling, crew and fleet management, customer account management, real-time pricing and cost accounting, all driven by advanced optimization capabilities.

“The introduction of Jeppesen Operator represents the culmination of years of meticulous research and proven in-production software, understanding customer driven requirements and design work performed to create the next generation business aviation tool,” said Mike DiDonato, director, Industry Services, Jeppesen. “Integrating multiple resources into a single platform that is optimized by BoldIQ’s technology allows operators to improve collaboration, increase productivity and reduce errors, with total operational control. Plus, Jeppesen’s renowned global customer service team is available 24/7 to resolve any issues that customers may encounter.”

When using the “Concierge” service in association with Operator, a customer has the option to connect with Jeppesen’s International Trip Planning (ITP) global experts for assistance with traditional ITP tasks such as managing flight plans, permits, and handling arrangements, or to establish a line of credit, to eliminate operational financial concerns that could jeopardize a planned flight.

Operator will uniquely combine with leading mobile apps that are already in use by operators for navigation, electronic flight bag (EFB), and pilot operational interaction capabilities, further integrating planning and operations systems in an end-to-end digital management solution. Airport, FBO, and vendor data for Operator systems is generated by the Jeppesen Aviation Database, the most comprehensive in the aviation industry.

“The complexities and real-time dynamic nature of on-demand aviation operations are significant and much more than many other industries we have seen,” said Roei Ganzarski, president & CEO of BoldIQ. “The combination of sophisticated industry proven technologies with in-depth experience-based know-how are what make the Jeppesen solution so powerful and applicable”.

For further detail on the industry-leading navigation, operations, training and optimization solutions provided by Jeppesen, please visit www.jeppesen.com. For information about the business optimization capabilities offered by BoldIQ, see www.boldiq.com.

About Jeppesen: For more than 80 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 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 support and services solutions, 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.

About BoldIQ: BoldIQ provides software solutions enabling the real-time, dynamic scheduling of resources in complex business environments. BoldIQ’s software continuously provides ongoing plans and disruption recovery based on current demand, resources, rules and constraints, external factors, policies and regulations, so that companies can make intelligent decisions in real-time, all the time.

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Brian Rantala