Euroatlantic Airways chooses Fokker Services EFB solution for entire Boeing fleet

Euroatlantic Airways chooses Fokker Services EFB solution for entire Boeing fleet

Euroatlantic Airways chooses Fokker Services’ EFB solution for iPad® for its entire fleet of various Boeing aircraft

Hoofddorp, The Netherlands, May 8th, 2012,

Euroatlantic Airways from Portugal has chosen Fokker Services as partner to install the EFB solution for iPad® in its entire fleet of various Boeing aircraft.

The EFB solution for iPad® is EASA certified (Class 2 Type B), requires no expensive ICT infrastructure and has a power reserve of up to eight hours. Easy installation ensures aircraft can be converted with very limited downtime at a cost that is incomparable to anything else on the market.

'The main reason for Euroatlantic to chose the EFB solution for iPad® is cost savings. Once the installation is accomplished, the time consuming and costly distribution of paper updates on navigation charts and aircraft manuals will be history', says Tomaz Metello CEO Euroatlantic Airways.

'We are delighted to have been selected by Euroatlantic Airways to provide this innovative and cost saving modification. This proofs Fokker Services is successful in providing this modification on various regional, narrow body and wide body Aircraft types', says Heino van der Laan, VP Marketing & Sales Fokker Services.

The EFB solution for iPad® has been developed and tested with the pilot in mind. It is mobile, user friendly and most of all personal to its owner. Information can be stored, catalogued and bookmarked. The touch screen makes browsing and annotating quick and easy whilst flight plans can be studied prior to boarding. The one-click update automatically replaces outdated content with new versions via the internet. Keeping pilots updated and informed and improving lines of communication within an organization.

About Euroatlantic Airways
Euroatlantic Airways was founded by Tomaz Metello, current CEO and major shareholder, and is also owned by the largest Portuguese leisure corporation, Pestana Hotels & Resorts.
EuroAtlantic Airways is a Portuguese registered non-scheduled International Airline, operating in the most diverse routes in the North Atlantic (USA and Canada), Caribbean, Central and South Americas, Africa, Middle East, Pacific, Australia and Oceania.
The fleet of Euroatlantic consists of three Boeing aircraft types, the 737, 767 and 777.
EuroAtlantic is FAA (FAR129) e EASA (JAR OPS1) certified.

About Fokker Services
Fokker Services is part of Fokker Technologies, which develops and produces advanced components and systems for the aerospace industry, and supplies integrated maintenance services and products to aircraft owners and operators. In 2011 the group achieved a turnover of € 685 million with 4,000 employees.

Note:  iPad® is a trademark of Apple, Inc., registered in the US and other countries

For more information, please contact:
Fokker Services B.V., P.O. Box 1357 2130 EL Hoofddorp, The Netherlands
Jorgen Tesselaar: jorgen.tesselaar@fokker.com
Phone +31 88 628 055 www.fokkerservices.com