Jeppesen, Wataniya Airways of Kuwait ink service agreement

Jeppesen, a Boeing company, has agreed to a service contract with Wataniya Airways, a new Middle Eastern carrier based in Kuwait, the company said.

As the airline is working to begin air service in the near future, Jeppesen has agreed to provide multiple services to assist the airline with several operations. Wataniya Airways will receive paper charts for navigation and International Trip Planning services from Jeppesen in the near term.

After air service is established, the airline also will use Jeppesen electronic flight bag (EFB) services to increase operational efficiency. For the short term at the point of beginning operations, Wataniya Airways also will use Jeppesen trip planning and flight dispatch services.

For more than 80 years, Jeppesen has made it possible for pilots and their passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations. Today, this pioneering spirit continues as 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. Boeing offers the industry´s largest portfolio of support and services solutions, providing customers a competitive advantage by solving real operational problems, enabling better decisions, maximizing efficiency and improving environmental performance — intelligent information solutions across the entire aviation ecosystem.