Tapestry-Jeppesen Boeing team gets USD 28m contract

Tapestry Solutions, Inc., a Boeing (NYSE: BA) company, has received a contract worth more than USD 28 million to provide Executive Airlift Flight Dispatch services for the US Air Force´s Air Mobility Command (AMC), the company said.

Tapestry, the prime contractor, is teamed with Jeppesen, also a Boeing company, to provide a full range of mission-essential services required for Very Important Persons Special Air Missions (VIPSAM). The contract includes a base year with four option years.

The Tapestry-Jeppesen team will support the Executive Airlift mission to provide safe, comfortable and reliable worldwide transportation for officials including the President of the United States, Vice President, First Lady, Cabinet leaders, members of Congress, senior military leaders and foreign dignitaries.

Under the contract, the team will provide a comprehensive portfolio of flight dispatch services commensurate with existing commercial airline 24/7 world-wide operations. Tasks include tailored mission planning services, enroute flight monitoring, diplomatic clearances, weather assessments, navigation database management, training and ongoing technical support. The services will be performed for the Air Force´s “covered aircraft,” which include several Boeing platforms.

Tapestry Solutions, Inc. is a global provider of information management software and services for defense, government and commercial markets. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Tapestry supports customers from more than 50 locations worldwide, including Saudi Arabia, Oman, Afghanistan, Kuwait, the UK, South Korea, Australia, Germany and Italy.

Jeppesen is a Boeing subsidiary and part of the Digital Aviation business unit within Boeing Commercial Aviation Services.