Posted by John McHale
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., 28 Jan. 2011. Jeppesen agreed to a five-year electronic flight bag (EFB), tailored digital charting, and navigation service renewal contract with Jet Airways, a commercial carrier based in India. The agreement provides Jeppesen solutions for Jet Airways and its subsidiary carriers Jetlite and Jetkonnect. It includes Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro class 2 EFB services with an enroute situational awareness application, tailored digital charting services, and NavData navigational information.
The agreement helps Jet Airways achieve 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.
"Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro EFB class 2 solutions will help us further integrate our operations to increase efficiency and improve overall safety," says 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."
"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," says 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 tailored airway manual charts for digital navigation are provided through Web-based e-Link tailored charting services, presented in a Windows operating environment.
Jet Airways operates a fleet of approximately 95 commercial aircraft, featuring Boeing 737 and 777 models.
Posted by John McHale