Navtech continues to succeed with Bingo Airways
06 Dec 2012
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Navtech continues to succeed with Bingo Airways
Polish charter airline signs a multi-year agreement
December 6, 2012 (TORONTO) – Navtech Inc., a leader in flight operations software and services, has continued its successful cooperation with customer, Bingo Airways, through a multi-year agreement for provisioning of Navtech Charts and Navtech Flight Plan. Navtech Charts will be supplied to the emerging start-up airline which operates from two bases in Poland – Warsaw Chopin Airport and Katowice – primarily to Mediterranean Sea destinations including: Egypt, Turkey, Greece, Spain, and Tunisia. Bingo’s fleet of A320s is configured with 180 economy seats, is powered with IAE V2500 engines, and will be using Navtech Flight Plan.
“Navtech and Bingo Airways are very similar in that we highly value flight safety,” said Mr. Bill Macey, Product Director, Flight Planning at Navtech. “Our mutual dedication to safety is celebrated with this agreement and we are very happy to continue serving Bingo Airways for such essential products and services.”
Bingo Airways first partnered with Navtech earlier in 2012 by subscribing to Navtech’s Navigation Data service. The airline was founded in November 2011 by a group of Polish aviation professionals headed by Mr. Marek Sidor, former VP of LOT Polish Airlines and former CEO of Eurolot and they started flying in May 2012. “We are extremely happy with a decision to use Navtech’s flight planning system as well as their navigation charts,” said CEO, Mr. Sidor. “Navtech, as a world leading aviation Support Company, provides us with very reliable systems and materials at an optimal cost.”
Navtech Charts leverages Navtech’s experience, research, and Human Factors analysis work. The charts are designed using research from Human Factor specialists and by gathering data from, and working continuously with a number of pilots with years of experience using aeronautical charts.
Navtech offers aerodrome and enroute charts in our modern specification. Aerodrome charts include a briefing card, instrument approach, landing and ground charts, as well as standard arrival routes. Bingo’s chosen aerodromes can be presented to them alphabetically by country, city, or by aerodrome name. Navtech’s enroute navigation is compiled from official documents and topographical reference charts along with digital terrain models.
Navtech Flight Plan (NFP) provides complete control over managing mission critical resources. An updated browser-based user interface allows for dynamic route constructions functionality and optimization capabilities. Navtech’s fuel burn calculations feature algorithms that allow users to produce optimized flight plans between any given airport pair taking all regulatory restrictions into consideration. With its advanced route construction tools, NFP is the natural choice for creating routes in complicated airspace. NFP utilizes the power of the browser to create crisp, clear readouts of the flight plan.
For more information, visit www.navtech.aero.
About Navtech, Inc.
avtech, 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 Bingo Airways
Bingo Airways is a Polish charter airline operating from Poland to the Mediterranean Sea area, set up by a group of Polish airline specialists having wide aviation experience. Flight safety is our highest priority. We delight, however, in good entertainment and have a sense of humor. Therefore, we decided to call our airline BINGO – as a symbol of ease and good time on board aircraft straight from a takeoff. Our clients include major tour operators from the Polish market. Additionally, we offer ad-hoc charter flights.
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