Jeppesen (Booth No. 3004) announced a new contract with the Russian Ministry of Transportation for more detailed domestic airport data. Previously, Jeppesen had been granted access only to domestic airway data.
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At a press conference here yesterday, Jeppesen introduced a new jet fuel purchasing program, Jeppesen World Fuel Services. After evaluating companies to offer its customers competitively priced fuel worldwide, Jeppesen formed an alliance with World Fuel Services, which supplies fuel at 1,500 airports around the world.
Jeppesen is holding its own in a difficult business market, according to Mark Van Tine, president of the Englewood, Colo.-based instrument chart-publishing company that is a subsidiary of Boeing. “We had $315 million in gross revenues last year and maintained a five-year run of double-digit growth.
Jeppesen announced three new products at a press conference here Tuesday–a terrain database, a training system and an onsite trip planning service.
This year marks the 10th since Jeppesen started supplying aircraft operators with electronic navigation charts. For many, digital charts and maps have matured slowly from a promising yet unproven technology to an everyday necessity.