Global Eagle Acquires masFlight and navAero for Foundation of New Operations Solutions Platform
- Launching Comprehensive Connected Aircraft Solution to the Market
- Acquisitions Bring Cockpit Data Integration and Powerful Business Intelligence That Complement GEE's Next-Generation Connectivity
masFlight Offers Business Intelligence and Cloud-Based Data Solutions to
- navAero Provides Cockpit Integration and Electronic Flight Bag Solutions to Airlines
- Unmatched Capability to Collect, Transmit, Process and Analyze Real-Time Data to Reduce Fuel Burn, Decrease Delays, Improve Customer Experience and Operational Efficiency
Marquee Client List for Both Companies,
Including Leading Airlines, OEMs and Airports
- Acquisitions Create Leadership in Fast Growing Business Intelligence, Data Analytics and Real-Time Operational Management Sectors
GEE Operations Solutions will offer industry-leading connected aircraft solutions, collecting real-time aircraft data, transmitting information between aircraft and ground, processing and analyzing information through cloud-based systems, and delivering business intelligence solutions to airlines worldwide. The Operations Solutions business line launches with a high-profile base of global aviation customers served by masFlight and navAero, including major airlines, airports, manufacturers, and the aviation supply chain. The business also benefits from GEE's connectivity and media relationships with more than 200 global airlines. With these acquisitions, GEE is positioned to transform the
"The combination of masFlight, navAero and our satellite-based connectivity systems provide the foundation for our connected aircraft vision, helping airlines, airports and pilots make better decisions based on real-time information and analytics," explained
masFlight Founder and CEO,
"Airline customers seek EFB solutions that connect seamlessly with in-flight connectivity systems, to deliver more timely information to pilots and to stream aircraft data to ground," said navAero President
masFlight provides a cloud-based business intelligence platform that processes and analyzes global aviation operations data. Pre-stocked with comprehensive global aviation data, masFlight's big data solutions help airlines plan schedules and monitor current operations, reduce fuel burn, improve asset utilization, manage operational disruptions, and provide a better customer experience. Optimized for high-volume data processing and analytics, masFlight's proprietary technology processes global information feeds in real-time, collecting and merging diverse streams of aviation data. masFlight delivers actionable analytics to airlines, airports, aviation suppliers and other end-users that drive business decisions and results.
navAero specializes in avionics integration and EFB solutions that capture, structure and visualize aircraft information. The company's proprietary equipment is installed on more than 3,500 aircraft worldwide, transforms critical and non-critical aircraft data into vital information that supports pilots and operations managers. By linking navAero's solutions to existing connectivity infrastructure, GEE Operations Solutions will increase the timeliness, depth and relevance of aircraft-specific data and enable powerful new decision support tools.
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