Sentient Jet Extends Contract For Flight Explorer’s Aircraft Situation Display System
McLean, VA. – September 12, 2006 – Flight Explorer, a global flight tracking, information technology and communications solutions provider to the aviation community, today announced that Sentient Jet has extended its contract for Flight Explorer’s FE Professional™ Aircraft Situation Display (ASD) system for the company’s flight management operations.
“The Flight Explorer application has been useful for Sentient as part of our ongoing focus on providing exceptional customer service,” said Caroline Shin, Vice President of Client Management for Sentient Jet. “During the past four years, the powerful features and alerting capabilities provided by their ASD have made it an essential component of our flight operations center.”
With FE Professional, Sentient is able to track and monitor flights for its members, utilize real-time and predictive tools to anticipate arrival and departure delays due to weather and congestion, capture valuable flight information for flight operations, and monitor the airspace with event-based alerts. The integration of this real-time information into Sentient’s overall operations helps the company provide superior customer service.
“Sentient Jet is one of the fastest growing companies in the private jet industry based on their flexible membership model,” said Flight Explorer CEO Jim Kelly. “We look forward to continuing to work with Sentient to provide the flight management tools they need to support their growth objectives and continued commitment to operational excellence and outstanding customer service.”
With an installed base of over 2,000 systems, FE Professional is the world's leading ASD. Flight Explorer Professional 6.2 was released on August 15, 2006. With Version 6.2, customers can now receive proactive alerts based on Meteorological Aerodrome Reports (METARs), Runway Visual Range (RVR) data, FAA airport delays and real-time diversions.
About Flight Explorer
Flight Explorer partners with the aviation community providing powerful global flight tracking, information technology and communications solutions that enhance flight operations. Clients include FedEx, UPS, Hawaiian Airlines, NetJets, JetBlue, FAA, Continental Airlines, Bombardier Business Jet Solutions, World Airways, Air Canada, MillionAir, TAG Aviation, AeroMexico, 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. For more information please contact 1-866-235-6870 or visit www.flightexplorer.com.
About Sentient Jet, Inc.
Sentient Jet, Inc., is the leader in private jet membership, the most flexible and economically sound approach to private aviation. Members enjoy access to premium executive class aircraft with a guaranteed response time of ten hours or less anywhere in the continental United States. The program features guaranteed availability and one-way pricing at fixed hourly rates. Sentient membership requires only an initial deposit. This is not a fee and there is no capital risk or long-term commitment. Members pay only for the trips that they take and membership funds on deposit are refundable at any time.
All Sentient flights are operated by FAR Part 135 carriers. Operators providing service for Sentient must meet both FAA safety requirements and additional Sentient safety standards. Sentient is also the owner of Atlantic Aviation Flight Services, which operates in full compliance with all FAA and Sentient safety standards and provides some flights for Sentient members. The company is headquartered in Weymouth, MA. More information is available at www.sentient.com.