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2014-07-31 08:21:32

iPad-based enhancements optimized for iOS 7 to improve pilot user experience OSHKOSH, Wis., July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EAA AIRVENTURE -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, recently introduced new features and functionality for Mobile FliteDeck version 2.6 to enhance situational awareness and simplify access to flight information. The iPad-based cockpit solution now features a refreshed iOS 7-based design and provides general and small business aviation pilots...

2014-07-21 08:21:07

Improved access & shared flight information between devices highlight new improvements ENGLEWOOD, Colo., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, now offers operators an enhanced version of its industry-leading FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag (EFB) solution for iPad. New iOS 7-compliant features and functionality of FliteDeck Pro will help airlines and other large operators work more efficiently, with improved access to critical...

2014-05-28 08:20:36

Jeppesen and Kuwait-based carrier agree to new five-year service agreement ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Digital Aviation, recently agreed to a new five-year flight planning service contract with Jazeera Airways, a leading regional carrier in the Middle East, based out of Kuwait. Jeppesen services included in the agreement will optimize flight planning capabilities and reduce overall operating costs for the airline. Jazeera Airways...

2014-05-14 08:20:46

Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro on iPad to help airline operate more efficiently ENGLEWOOD, Colo., May 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Digital Aviation, and Corendon Airlines recently agreed to a new five-year service contract to integrate Jeppesen's digital navigation and electronic flight bag (EFB) services for the airline. Corendon Airlines, an international charter operator based in Turkey, will increase operational efficiency and eliminate paper-based flight...

2014-03-03 23:26:41

Elite Jet, one of the largest African providers of VIP executive jet charters, has chosen, RocketRoute to optimise their flight planning operations. RocketRoute is a next generation flight planning system that works on web, mobile and tablet. (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 Elite Jet, one of the largest African providers of VIP executive jet charters, has chosen, RocketRoute to optimise their flight planning operations. RocketRoute is a next generation flight planning system that works on web,...

2014-02-17 12:21:04

-- Real-time wind data to conserve fuel for airline and increase operational efficiency SEATTLE, Feb. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Boeing (NYSE: BA) and Qatar Airways today announced a five-year agreement to provide Boeing Wind Updates services for the airline to maximize in-flight operational efficiency. Boeing Wind Updates provides customized, real-time wind and temperature information to aircraft. This data allows for more efficient trajectory prediction during pre-flight operations...

2012-12-11 16:56:23

A new NASA-funded prototype system developed by the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) of Boulder, Colo., now is providing weather forecasts that can help flights avoid major storms as they travel over remote ocean regions. The eight-hour forecasts of potentially dangerous atmospheric conditions are designed for pilots, air traffic controllers and others involved in transoceanic flights. The NCAR-based system combines satellite data and computer weather models to produce maps...


Word of the Day
mallemaroking
  • Nautical, the visiting and carousing of sailors in the Greenland ships.
This word is apparently from a confusion of two similar Dutch words: 'mallemerok,' a foolish woman, and 'mallemok,' a name for some persons among the crew of a whaling vessel.