January 27, 2011

Jeppesen and Jet Airways of India Sign Five Year Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) Class 2 and Navigation Services Contract

Jeppesen helps Jet Airways move towards a paperless flight environment through the new service agreement

Englewood, Colo. | 27 Jan 2011 | By Jeppesen

Jeppesen recently agreed to a five-year electronic flight bag (EFB), tailored digital charting and navigation service renewal contract with Jet Airways, a leading commercial carrier based in India. The agreement provides Jeppesen solutions for Jet Airways and its subsidiary carriers Jetlite and Jetkonnect. The agreement includes Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro class 2 EFB services with an enroute situational awareness application, tailored digital charting services and NavData navigational information.

Jeppesen services in the agreement help Jet Airways move closer to achieving its mission of operating in a paperless flight environment. Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro EFB services allow the airline to transmit seamless real time flight data between pilots and operations staff, including weather, maintenance logbooks and ground information in an integrated format to increase operational efficiency.

“We held productive meetings with the Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA) authority of India to implement our FliteDeck Pro EFB class 2 services with Jet Airways, which also clears us to provide similar options for other commercial carriers of India,” said Thomas Wede, Jeppesen senior vice president and general manager, Aviation. “We are pleased to continue our relationship with Jet Airways and we look forward to helping them operate more efficiently through enhanced digital navigation and operations solutions.”

Jeppesen’s leading tailored airway manual charts for digital navigation are provided for Jet Airways in the agreement, through Web-based e-Link tailored charting services, presented in a Windows operating environment.

“Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro EFB class 2 solutions will help us further integrate our operations to increase efficiency and improve overall safety,” said Capt. Hassan Al Mousawi, Jet Airways senior vice president, Flight Operations and On Time Performance. “We rely on Jeppesen’s leading navigational data and charts and we are looking forward to expanding implementation of Jeppesen EFB services for our entire fleet, which will help decrease the workload for our pilots and crew.”

Jet Airways operates a fleet of approximately 95 commercial aircraft, featuring Boeing 737 and 777 models. Jet Airways operates flights to 24 international destinations and 47 domestic routes in India. For more information on Jet Airways and its subsidiary carriers, please visit www.jetairways.com.

For more information on the industry-leading commercial aviation navigation solutions provided by Jeppesen, please visit our navigation information solutions site.

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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 essential information and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of air, sea and rail operations around the globe. Jeppesen is a subsidiary of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, a unit of Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

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