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Braathens Regional inks deal with Navtech

Jan. 29, 2013, Toronto - Navtech Inc., has welcomed returning customer, Braathens Regional (formerly Golden Air Flyg AB), through a multi-year agreement for provisioning aeronautical electronic charts for the iPad in a Class 2 EFB.

January 29, 2013  By Carey Fredericks

Navtech iCharts will be supplied to the regional airline which operates scheduled and wet lease routes within Europe.  Braathens Regional is also a subscriber to Navtech's Airport Obstacle Database (AODB) for their ATR fleet.

"We are delighted to work with Braathens Regional again and we are pleased they have acknowledged Navtech's advancements as a solutions provider," said Ashley Heard, European Sales Director at Navtech. "Navtech iCharts, is a fundamental transformation to the charting marketplace and with the growing number of airlines choosing Navtech, it acknowledges the benefits available to our customers from our software investments."

Braathens Regional is a returning Navtech Charts customer and has re-contracted in part because of the popularity and superior functionality of Navtech iCharts , the electronic charting application for the iPad. The airline intends to use iPads as an EFB Class 2 solution in the cockpit of their 17 aircraft SAAB and ATR fleet.  "Braathens Regional will, after a trial period of minimum 6 months, utilize the Navtech iCharts application meaning that there will be no back-up paper charts," said Braathens Regional, Director of Flight Operations Anders Fredriksson.  "We see this as a big step towards the paperless cockpit."



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