Midwest Airlines Renews and Expands Flight Explorer Contract
McLean, VA. – September 5, 2007 – Flight Explorer, a global flight tracking and IT solutions provider to the aviation community, today announced that Midwest Airlines has renewed and expanded its contract for Flight Explorer’s FE Professional™ Aircraft Situation Display (ASD) system for its operations center based in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.
“Flight Explorer’s powerful features, weather integration capabilities and ability to interface with our flight operations systems really bring great value to our operations center,” said Scott Kastner Midwest Airlines. “In addition, with the planned integration of CDM and other air traffic management tools, we believe the value of Flight Explorer to our operations will continue to expand significantly.” William Syverson, SOC Manager at Midwest Airlines also said "As a long time user of Flight Explorer, I can say without a doubt it is an outstanding product with great customer support. Flight Explorer has really developed a winner and it keeps getting better all the time!"
FE Professional is an integrated flight tracking and management decision-support tool that serves as a real-time ‘Portal’ into the National Airspace System for air carriers. The system incorporates multiple data feeds, dynamic weather overlays, situational alerts and forecast weather and air traffic management tools to make FE Professional an essential airline operations management tool.
“We are very excited that Midwest Airlines has again chosen Flight Explorer to serve as a key element of their flight operations,” said Flight Explorer CEO Jim Kelly. “We look forward to providing Midwest the air traffic management tools they require to successfully navigate the increasingly congested and complex National Airspace System.”
With an installed base of over 2,000 systems, FE Professional is the world's leading ASD. Flight Explorer Professional 8.0 was released on August 15, 2007. With Version 8.0, Flight Explorer has added powerful route alerting, enhanced aircraft Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) and Estimated Time Enroute (ETE) analysis tools, a data link messaging interface and a comprehensive suite of integrated weather products to its ASD. Version 8.0 also serves as the foundation for Flight Explorer’s Collaborative Decision Making (CDM) initiative, with critical capabilities such as 4D trajectory modeling, additional management by exception alerting and improved event time predictions now fully integrated into the system.
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, Midwest Airlines, MillionAir, 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 visit www.flightexplorer.com.