Jeppesen, China Eastern partner in paperless airline operations

China Eastern Airlines has received authorization from the Civil Aviation Administration of China to operate in a fully digital capacity, using Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro as part of its electronic flight bag (EFB) solution, the company said.

Jeppesen teamed with China Eastern to gain the milestone authorization.

Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro helps airlines streamline the delivery of flight information and establish paperless flight deck operations. Flight information, including worldwide navigation charts is delivered to Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro through the JDM Pro enterprise solution.

China Eastern Airlines is headquartered in Shanghai. The airline operates a fleet of nearly 600 long-haul and short-haul aircraft. China Eastern served nearly 94 million travelers last year.

Jeppesen delivers transformative information and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of air operations around the globe. Jeppesen is a Boeing subsidiary and part of the digital aviation business unit within Boeing Commercial Aviation Services.