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Flight Explorer and ARINC DirectSM Team to Bring Powerful Flight Tracking Solutions to Global Business Aviation Community

McLean, Va. (June 12, 2007) — Flight Explorer (FE), a global flight tracking and IT solutions provider to the aviation community, today announced that the company has entered into a teaming agreement with ARINC Direct. Under the terms of the agreement, ARINC Direct will serve as a Value-Added-Reseller (VAR) of Flight Explorer’s FE Professional™ Aircraft Situation Display (ASD) to its global customer base of business jet operators.

“ARINC Direct is a leader in providing advanced flight operations services to the global business aviation community,” said Flight Explorer CEO Jim Kelly. “We look forward to adding our powerful ASD to their already comprehensive suite of business jet services.”

FE Professional is the industry's most accurate, reliable and widely-used Aircraft Situation Display (ASD). The system goes beyond “flight tracking” by incorporating multiple data feeds, dynamic weather overlays, situational alerts and predictive weather and air traffic tools to make FE Professional an essential flight operations management tool. With this partnership, ARINC Direct customers will now have the additional benefit of being able to display their international aircraft position reports on the FE Professional ASD.

“The Flight Explorer ASD is the most advanced global flight tracking system available in the aviation industry,” said Bob Richard, Senior Director, ARINC Direct. “We are excited to now be able to offer this powerful tool to our expanding client base, supporting our continued commitment to provide our customers the most advanced flight support solutions available.”

ARINC Direct, the business aviation arm of ARINC Incorporated, provides flight support services to more than 1500 aircraft. ARINC Direct has uniquely integrated the key components required for successful operations in the field of business aviation: cabin and cockpit communications, flight planning, weather and NOTAMS, runway analysis and flight tracking.

About Flight Explorer
Flight Explorer (FE) is a global flight tracking, information technology and communications solutions provider to the commercial and business aviation community. FE provides these solutions to over 800 corporate clients, including over 80 percent of the North American major airlines and 22 of the top 30 regional airlines. Additionally, consumers can enhance their travel experience with Flight Explorer’s free online flight tracking and airport information tools. For more information please visit www.flightexplorer.com.

About ARINC
ARINC Incorporated is the world leader in transportation communications and systems engineering. The company develops and operates communications and information processing systems and provides systems engineering and integration solutions to five key industries: airports, aviation, defense, government and surface transportation. Founded to provide reliable and efficient radio communications for the airlines, ARINC is headquartered in Annapolis, Maryland, and operates key regional offices in London and Singapore, with over 3,200 employees worldwide. ARINC is ISO 9001:2000 certified. For more information please visit www.arinc.com.
 
 
 
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