Flight Explorer Enables Air Charter Team to Provide Customers with Ability to Track Leased Aircraft Under Complete Security and Privacy
Arlington, Va. and Toronto, Canada – June 21, 2004 -- Flight Explorer, the world's leading global provider of Internet-based real-time flight tracking and weather information, reporting and display products, today announced that it is providing to customers its “North America Value Weather Package” as part of its Flight Explorer Professional ® version 5.0. The announcement was made at the 43rd annual Canadian Business Aviation Association convention in Toronto.
Included in the enhanced weather package are: Nexrad Mosaic including CONUS composite, echo tops, precipitation estimate, radar summary, IR Satellite Data, 30-minute delayed lightning, Canadian weather (radar and IR) and Airmets/Sigmets/Convective Sigmets. It also includes weather data for San Juan, Alaska, Hawaii, Guam and basic National Weather Service data. In addition, Flight Explorer already includes a real-time picture of all IFR aircraft and weather over the United States, the UK (for authorized customers), New Zealand, the Caribbean and parts of the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans.
Walt Kross, CEO of Flight Explorer, said, “Flight Explorer continues to expand its coverage, creating a higher value for our customers. We’re very excited to add this expanded Canadian weather package to our offerings. It is an important benefit that customers have told us they will find extremely useful.”
Stu Atkinson of Air Georgian, said, “Air Georgian relies heavily on the over-laid weather imagery we receive from Flight Explorer Professional software to ensure the safety and efficient routing of our fleet of aircraft. Air Georgian just re-committed with Flight Explorer for another multi-year agreement because the weather delivery and reliability is so dependable and robust.”
Flight Explorer is the maker of Flight Explorer Professional, the easiest, most robust and reliable aircraft situation display in the industry. With only a personal computer and Internet access, commercial users and others providing aviation services can use Flight Explorer to track aircraft anywhere in the world through a variety of methods including IFR in the U.S. , Canada, and UK; more extensively in New Zealand and the Pacific Oceanic region; and any aircraft worldwide via Honeywell GDC datalink, ACARS, or Iridium/GPS. Flight Explorer Professional updates the aircraft positions every minute and refreshes the screen views every 10 seconds.
About Flight Explorer
Flight Explorer is the world's leading global provider of Internet-based real-time flight tracking and weather information, reporting and display products. It produces Flight Explorer Professional, the industry's most powerful, reliable and widely used aircraft situation display system. Customers include American Airlines, Atlantic Aviation, UPS, FedEx, US Airways, Continental, FAA, AeroMexico, WestJet, Air Canada Jazz, American Trans Air, NetJets, Business Jet Solutions, Pentastar Aviation, TAG Aviation, the City of Chicago Department of Aviation, the Port Authority of New York & New Jersey, Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport and airport and port authorities in more than two dozen states. Call 1-866-235-6870 or visit http://www.flightexplorer.com.