Navtech Supports Spanish Start-Up Charter Airline

For Immediate Release

Contacts: Andrea Murray, 519-747-1170 or amurray@navtech.aero

Navtech Supports Spanish Start-Up Charter Airline
Let's Fly to use Navtech Flight Plan 

February 14, 2013 (TORONTO) - Navtech Inc., a leader in flight operations software and services, has entered into a new multi-year agreement with charter airline, Let's Fly, for provisioning of flight planning software.  Navtech Flight Plan (NFP) will be supplied to the Spanish airline which operates from Barcelona to a variety of European destinations.  Let's Fly offers ad hoc and long term charters with their ATR42-320 and Metro III aircraft.  The airline's target market is clientele that require short-to-medium range flights where they can provide the best quality flight through full or wet lease services.

"Navtech is pleased to work with Let's Fly and to support a start-up venture during these challenging economic times," said Mr. Ashley Heard, European Sales Director at Navtech. "The airline needed specific assistance to meet EU OPS compliance issues and NFP fit the bill." Navtech Flight Plan is notably gaining new customers in the European market.  The latest software release is showcasing the product's innovation to airlines as well as the advantage of choosing an aviation supplier which can provide value with functionality.

Navtech Flight Plan (NFP) provides complete control over managing mission critical resources. NFP calculates and presents optimized routes between any given airport pair taking into consideration RAD, CRAM and other AIP regulatory restrictions. The result is optimized for least cost, least time, or least fuel. NFP is the natural choice for creating routes in complicated airspace such as Europe - where route restrictions are increasing in numbers and complexity. The system also supports free flight, ensuring users have the tools necessary to create, maintain, and manage the most optimal routes for their operation. Additionally, NFP includes the following benefits/features:

  • Advanced ETOPS and terrain avoidance features
  • GRIB 2 formatted winds using .5-degree grid and updated every 3 hours
  • Airline specific databases provide users control of their own data
  • Automated Flight Planning
  • Workload management and alerting
  • Over-flight and landing permit management
  • World-wide mapping
  • Seamless integration with most common crew management, operations control, scheduling and maintenance applications

"We found Navtech while looking for software that automatically calculates escape routes and we discovered that their software had amazing capabilities," said Let's Fly Director of Operations, Mr. Manuel Salhi. "We found the solution extremely flexible, easy to use, and it presents the information in a way that facilitates the work of the  operations officers to avoid common mistakes and save time."

For more information, visit www.navtech.aero.

About Navtech, Inc.

Navtech, Inc. is a leading global provider of flight operations solutions, serving more than 350 airlines and aviation services customers.  Navtech's product suite includes aeronautical charts, navigation data solutions, flight planning, aircraft performance software (take-off/landing, weight and balance), and crew planning solutions.  Many of Navtech's products can be configured as part of an EFB solution, including take-off data calculation, weight and balance, and aeronautical charts.  These products, supported by Navtech's ISO: 9001 certification, directly support millions of flights each year and help Navtech customers maximize efficiency, reduce costs, ensure compliance with complex national and international safety regulations, and effectively deliver their services.

Navtech is an international company with offices just outside of Toronto in Waterloo, Ontario - Canada's Technology Center - and in Stockholm, London, and Ahmedabad, India, and is further supported by satellite offices around the world.  Its home on the web www.navtech.aero is the first and only site for viewing the Navtech Aviation Poster Collection, a collection of hundreds of posters and other ephemera that capture the history of aviation through the arresting graphic design of the day.

About Let's Fly

Let's Fly starts operation in October 2010 with an ATR42 with 44 seats and a metroliner III for cargo operations. It's a charter airline based in Barcelona offering ad-hoc flights, full charters and ACMI. All flights are tailored as per customer's needs. Let's Fly AOC's operation area include Europe, Africa and Madeira Islands. Let's Fly also has a JAR-145 workshop and a TRTO offering maintenance services and TR courses. For more information, visit www.letsfly.aero.

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