PARIS AIRSHOW 2005, Le Bourget, June 14, 2005 – Jeppesen recently completed installation of an integrated flight planning system for the 89th Airlift Wing at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. For over 25 years, Jeppesen has provided the 89th with a wide variety of flight planning, navigation and chart solutions. In this effort, Jeppesen worked closely with the 89th to install a locally hosted, secure, and robust flight planning system that would accommodate the unique mission planning needs of the 89th and its fleet of VIP transport aircraft.
The 89th Airlift Wing has a long and storied history of providing special airlift, logistics and communications support for the president, vice president and other senior leaders of the United States. The 89th performs many different missions and operates many types of VIP transport aircraft, including C-20Bs and Cs (Gulfstream IIIs and IVs), C-37As (Gulfstream Vs), C-40Bs (B737s) and C-32As (B757s). These airplanes are flown to locations around the globe, and for many, symbolize the United States and its diplomatic efforts.
In January 2003, Jeppesen launched the Government and Military Services (GMS) division to integrate people, processes, and technology in order to deliver innovative solutions that meet the specific needs of customers like the 89th Airlift Wing. Jeppesen is recognized as the world’s foremost provider of integrated aviation information solutions. Jeppesen’s portfolio of products and services includes: flight information, flight operations services, international trip planning services, domestic and international fuel programs, aviation weather services and aviation training systems. The Jeppesen group of companies has offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, Germany, Australia, China and Russia. Jeppesen is a subsidiary of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, a unit of Boeing Commercial Airplanes.
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