Navtech Signs Contract Extension with Scandinavian Airlines
SAS signs five year contract for aeronautical charts, navdata, flight planning, and aircraft performance.
WATERLOO, Ontario – 30 June, 2008 – Navtech, Inc., a leading international provider of flight operations software and services, today announced a major contract between one of its subsidiaries, European Aeronautical Group, and Scandinavian Airlines.
Scandinavian Airlines has signed a five year contract for the provision by Navtech of aeronautical products and services. The services include international aerodrome and enroute charts tailored to SAS’ specifications, Navdata for SAS’ Honeywell and GE equipped fleets, Navtech’s state-of-the art flight planning application, and aircraft performance calculation and runway analysis software. “We are pleased to work with Navtech and look forward to a continued discussion over product development to meet new challenges in the industry” says Ola Reinholdt, Vice President Flight Operations at SAS.
David Strucke, Navtech’s President and CEO: “Since we acquired European Aeronautical Group in 2005, we have worked hard at integrating our flight planning, charts, and performance products. At the same time, we have continued to update our specifications, especially for those components that assist in controlling flight operations costs. This is an activity which has been undertaken in very close cooperation with our marquee customers and we see SAS’ continued confidence in Navtech as a confirmation that we chose the right route for our product development. When it comes to an efficient flight operations management, SAS is at the very fore-front of development, which makes SAS a very interesting and rewarding customer with whom to work closely”.
About Scandinavian Airlines
With a fleet of 140 aircraft, Scandinavian Airlines is one of the world’s major airlines, carrying more than 50 million passengers to 120 destinations worldwide in 2007. For more information, please visit http://www.sasgroup.net/SASGroup/
About Navtech, Inc.
Navtech creates and provides superior flight operations software and services for airlines. With 350 airline customers around the world, Navtech's products directly support more than 25 million safe and efficient flights each year. Navtech’s product portfolio includes aeronautical charts, navigation data, flight planning, crew rostering and pairing, runway analysis, and weight & balance systems. Navtech has n300 employees with sites in Canada, the United Kingdom and Sweden, and offices in the United States, Australia, Singapore, and Chile. For more information, please visit www.navtechinc.com or www.euronautical.com