January 22, 2015

Jeppesen to Provide International Trip Planning Services for NasJet of Saudi Arabia

New service contract expands Jeppesen’s business aviation commitment in Saudi Arabia

Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, recently signed a multi-year service contract with leading Saudi Arabian private jet operator NasJet to provide International Trip Planning services that will increase flight department operational efficiency. The service contract underscores Jeppesen’s dedication to serving not just the key Saudi Arabian market but the entire Middle Eastern region, as operators seek tools to take advantage of continuing technology advances for streamlining operations in the global private jet marketplace.

“Being the largest and fastest growing business aviation company in the Middle East, NasJet teaming with Jeppesen’s regionally-based experts with access to extensive contact databases and credit payment lines will work to increase our operational efficiency on a worldwide scale,” said Saad Al Azwari, CEO of NasJet. “Jeppesen understands the complexities of operating in global airspace and we look forward to continuing our close relationship as they support our plans to expand our business in the near future.”

Jeppesen International Trip Planning professionals are available 24/7/365 to manage all aspects of planning international flight operations. This includes itinerary and route planning, flight plans, filing, charting, weather and NOTAMs, overflight and landing permits, airfield slots, Customs notifications, ground handling, fuel, security, hotel, ground transportation, catering, EU ETS support, international rules and regulation compliance, and more, for passenger and cargo flight operations.

Additionally, Jeppesen continues to provide NasJet with flight planning, runway analysis, charting and navigation data services, to fully support NasJet’s flight operation needs.

“During the course of our relationship with NasJet, our International Trip Planning team has gained an in-depth understanding of their requirements for optimizing operations across a wide range of aircraft types in use,” said Steve Card, director, Jeppesen Aviation Client Management. “We look forward to continuing to help NasJet’s flight operations department increase operational efficiency and take advantage of the latest technology and tools that will enable them to continue to maintain their leading edge in the dynamic and competitive Middle Eastern business aviation marketplace.”

NasJet, a member company of the NAS Group, is the Middle East’s leading private aviation operator and services provider, delivering world-class services in aircraft sales, completions, management, flight support, fractional, and charter operations. NasJet manages an expanding fleet of 67 fixed-wing aircraft and is the largest Gulfstream operator in the Middle East. For more information on the global destinations served by NasJet, please visit www.nasjet.com.sa/

Further details on the Jeppesen International Trip Planning organization can be found by visiting ww1.jeppesen.com/industry-solutions/aviation/business/international-trip-planning.jsp. For more information on the industry-leading navigation, operations, training and optimization solutions provided by Jeppesen, please see www.jeppesen.com.

About NasJet
NasJet is the largest and fastest growing business aviation company in the Middle East. Launched in 1999 in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, the company manages and maintains a fleet of 67 fixed-wing aircraft with an insured value in excess of $2 billion, and flies hundreds of VIPs to more than 10,000 airports around the world.

NasJet provides a full range of corporate aviation services that includes Aircraft Sales, Completions-Advisory, Aircraft Management, Flight Support, Fractional Share Purchase/Lease, Charter and Fixed-Base Operations/Ground Support. The company’s core fleet is comprised of Airbus, BBJ, Gulfstream, and Hawker aircraft, and includes the largest fleet of Gulfstream aircraft in the Middle East.

About Jeppesen
For 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 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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Brian Rantala