Jet2.com selects the AMT Flightman suite of applications for Fleet-Wide EFB Implementation
Jet2.com commence implementation of the FlightmanTM Electronic Flight Bag solution
Aircraft Management Technologies (AMT) and friendly low-fares airline Jet2.com announce the selection of the Flightman Electronic Flight Bag Software to power the Jet2.com fleet. Jet2.com will install the Flightman software across their fleet of Boeing 737 and Boeing 757 aircraft.
The Flightman platform enables the onboard applications to connect to the existing Jet2.com ground-based infrastructure using secure 3G and wireless communications technologies, thus enabling more efficient processes and achieving valuable cost savings. Included in the core set of modules selected by Jet2.com are e-Journey Log, Electronic Flight Folder, Weight and Balance, Performance Calculations, Fuel Performance Analysis, e-Techlog, Large Content Management and Passenger Relationship Management. This solution allows integration of critical processes on the flight deck and reduces operational crew workload by ensuring single point data capture.
Jet2.com has chosen to deploy the solution on Class 1 EFB hardware and view the ability to seamlessly integrate operational data from the aircraft to Jet2.com’s back office systems as a key enabler of operational efficiencies and cost savings.
Commenting on the selection of AMT as software providers, Captain Robin Evans, Flight Director of Operations at Jet2.com said: “We carried out extensive analysis on the selection of a software vendor and found that AMT could help us achieve significant savings across our operations, which is key for us as a low cost airline. AMT was selected as the Flightman product best satisfies the requirements of our various business drivers.”
Commenting on the agreement, Joe McGoldrick, Chief Executive Officer at AMT said: “We are excited to work with Jet2.com and assist them in achieving their goals. Our aim within AMT is to provide a proven, cost-effective EFB software solution to enable the streamlining of airline operational processes.”
Jet2.com Limited is a subsidiary of Dart Group PLC. Dart Group has been listed on the London Stock Exchange since 1988. The company operates 30 aircraft of which 29 (21 Boeing 737-300s and 8 Boeing 757-200s) are owned by the Group. The 235 seat Boeing 757-200, with its 3,500 nm range enables us to serve popular Eastern Mediterranean, Red Sea and Canary Island destinations very cost effectively whilst still offering competitive economics to traditional Western Mediterranean resorts. The performance of this aircraft is also demonstrated by the operation of a series of direct flights to New York the first of which took off from Leeds Bradford International Airport in early November. The scheduled services are operated in the well tested ‘Low Cost’ sector within the UK, Europe and beyond to circa 90 destinations.
AMT is an award winning provider of software technology to automate and streamline operations within the aviation industry. Their flagship Flightman™ family of products comprises innovative software technology which synchronizes an extensive data model between the aircraft and various airline ground systems, and provides forms and workflow tailored to various users to enable dramatic process improvement in the cockpit, cabin and on the ramp, thus reducing costs and enhancing efficiency in aircraft operations and maintenance.