April 9, 2010

Jeppesen and Jet Aviation Aircraft Management Division in EMEA and Asia Agree to New Service Contract Based on Success of Integrated Data Solutions

Jeppesen business aviation service suite agreement continues near 30 year partnership with Jet Aviation

Englewood, Colo. | 09 Apr 2010 | By Jeppesen

Jeppesen and Jet Aviation’s aircraft management division in EMEA & Asia headquartered in Zurich, Switzerland have signed a three-year, multiple service renewal agreement that is based on a near 30-year history of integrating Jeppesen navigation and operations solutions with the global business aviation services provider. Complete Jeppesen solutions provided in the service renewal agreement include flight planning, electronic flight bag (EFB) software, tailored digital and paper charting, NavData services and OpsData services.

Jet Aviation’s EMEA & Asia aircraft management division manages a fleet ranging from small to large business jets from its Zurich, Dubai and Hong Kong operational centers. The company provides multiple business aviation operations services with assistance from the solutions delivered by Jeppesen. A total integrated Jeppesen business aviation solution suite has helped Jet Aviation to establish its growing market presence in aircraft management services over time.

“In the early 1980’s, we started a cooperation with Jeppesen for our flight planning needs,” said Jürg Reuthinger, senior vice president and general manager of Jet Aviation’s aircraft management division in EMEA & Asia. “Ever since, we have fully relied on their state-of-the-art systems as we have gone through a tremendous time of growth, with much appreciated assistance and expertise provided by Jeppesen. We are now looking back on almost 30 years of partnership and we are looking forward to further fruitful cooperation with Jeppesen.”

The complete Jeppesen business aviation solutions implemented by Jet Aviation allow the company to focus on maintaining efficient business operations for its base of customers. Jeppesen OpsData helps Jet Aviation maximize aircraft payload, increase safety and comply with regulatory requirements for its client base, while NavData services provide the most accurate and complete aeronautical navigation data available.

“Jeppesen is proud to extend our long-standing partnership with Jet Aviation’s EMEA & Asia aircraft management division, as our complete navigation and operations solutions help to streamline operations and reduce costs in a challenging business aviation economy,” said Thomas Wede, Jeppesen senior vice president and general manager, Aviation. “Jeppesen provides total business aviation navigation and operations optimization services across the diverse types of aircraft operated by Jet Aviation to ensure data continuity and delivery of vital information.”

Jet Aviation, a wholly owned subsidiary of General Dynamics (NYSE:GD), was founded in Switzerland in 1967 and is one of the leading business aviation services companies in the world. Close to 5,100 employees cater to client needs from 24 airport facilities throughout Europe, the Middle East, Asia and North and South America. The company provides maintenance, completions and refurbishment, engineering, fixed base operations, along with aircraft management and flight support, charter services, aircraft sales and personnel services. Jet Aviation’s European and U.S. aircraft management and charter divisions jointly operate a fleet of more than 200 aircraft. For more information, please visit www.jetaviation.com.

For more information on the industry-leading business aviation solution suite provided by Jeppesen, please visit our business aviation solutions site.

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 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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