Flight Explorer Aircraft Situation Display to be Integrated with Navigance Technologies Group “WiFli” and “SAFE” Networks
Flight Explorer Booth #6351, Navigance #827 at NBAA in Orlando
ARLINGTON, Va., and Orlando, Fla. -- October 7, 2003 - Flight Explorer®, the world's leading provider of Internet-based real-time flight tracking information, reporting and display products today announced an agreement with Navigance Technologies Group of Tulsa, Oklahoma, under which Flight Explorer will provide its aircraft situation display as part of Navigance's new "Wi Fli" solutions package. The announcement was made at the National Business Aviation Association convention in Orlando, Fla. Flight Explorer is in booth 6351 and Navigance is in booth 827.
Navigance has developed an integrated web-based system of technologies to serve the general aviation industry including fixed-base operators, air charter companies, other general aviation end users, as well as regional and smaller airports. The technology solution includes video surveillance, data gathering, biometric access control, wireless networking and communications for security and the delivery of information via the new ”Wi Fli” network. Navigance has developed WiFli to be the national high-speed wireless “hot spot” network for general aviation.
Flight Explorer will team with Navigance to deliver its aircraft tracking and weather offerings integrated with their SAFE (Secure Aviation Facility Environment) System or the stand-alone Wi Fli network. Under the new agreement, users of SAFE and Wi Fli will be able to determine the position of aircraft, access data about the planes and receive information about weather conditions using the Flight Explorer service.
“Flight Explorer has been providing service to general aviation for years, and we are most excited about bringing this service to even more users through this creative wireless solution, complete with post 9/11 security,” said Walt Kross, President and CEO of Flight Explorer.
Bob Jandebeur, President/CEO of Navigance, said, "The addition of Flight Explorer information enhances the Navigance WiFli network. It is the first of many web-based applications to be provided and will create a powerful tool for the aviation industry. We're very pleased to join with the team at Flight Explorer to make it available to our customers."
About Flight Explorer
Flight Explorer, based in Arlington, VA, is the world's leading provider of Internet-based real-time flight tracking information, reporting and display products. It produces Flight Explorer Professional, the industry's most powerful, reliable and widely used aircraft situation display system. Utilizing extensive and expanding global data sources, Flight Explorer tracks flights in the US, Canada, the UK, New Zealand and Pacific Oceanic region, and any aircraft worldwide via Honeywell datalink tracking, Iridium/GPS and others. Some of the world's most respected organizations use Flight Explorer - including NetJets, Pentastar Aviation, TAG Aviation, FedEx, UPS, American Airlines, Air New Zealand, Atlanta Hartsfield International Airport, JetBlue, the FAA, Flight Options, Atlantic Aviation, and The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey. Call 1-866-235-6870 or visit http://www.flightexplorer.com.
The mission of Navigance is to develop and market unique technology and security solutions to a number of vertical markets beginning with Aviation. In addition to the SAFE and Wi Fli products, Navigance is developing an Internet-based real-time weather, video surveillance and wireless communication tower system called AVSWOS, (Aviation Video Surveillance Weather Observation System). The key to the Navigance business model is a strong aviation background and knowledge of the industry, in conjunction with nearly three years R&D experience with an alliance of talented strategic partners and their technologies. This fully integrated system creates a total turnkey solution for each market. Additional information is at http://www.navigance.com or 877-GoWiFli