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ForeFlight added to Boeing’s strategic portfolio

written by australianaviation.com.au | March 7, 2019
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ForeFlight has worked with Boeing for the past two years providing Jeppesen data and charts

Boeing has acquired ForeFlight, a leading provider of innovative mobile and web-based aviation applications.

The company has worked with Boeing for the past two years, providing aviators with Jeppesen aeronautical data and charts through ForeFlight mobile platforms.

Terms of the deal have not been disclosed.

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Boeing says the teams will now integrate talent and offerings to bring innovative, expanded digital solutions to all segments of the aviation industry.

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ForeFlight is a leading provider of mobile-based applications

“We are excited to build on ForeFlight’s tremendous success in personal, business and defence aviation so we can provide next-generation, integrated tools to our aviation customers today,” said Ken Sain, Boeing Vice President of Digital Solutions and Analytics.

“This acquisition also expands Boeing’s rapidly growing, unparalleled digital services portfolio which will enable us to compete and win in the $2.8 trillion, 10-year services market.”

Boeing says the acquisition of ForeFlight aligns with its growth strategy of complementing organic investments with targeted, strategic investments that position the company for long-term growth.

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“We are inspired by the future built at Boeing and what our teams will be able to create by coming together,” said Tyson Weihs, co-founder and CEO of ForeFlight.

ForeFlight is based in Houston, Texas and employs about 180.

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