Flightman and NEOS have signed a contract to equip the Italian’s carrier’s fleet with the Flightman™ EFB solution. NEOS selected Flightman™ software to deliver improved operational efficiencies, higher data quality and streamlined documentation management. The Flightman™ solution is to be deployed across the NEOS fleet of Boeing 737 and 767 aircraft, and is a major step towards a fully paperless operation.

Flightman™ is a platform containing a set of onboard applications that will connect NEOS’ aircraft directly to the airline’s backend systems using 3G and wireless communications technologies, thus creating more efficient processes and achieving dramatic cost savings. The solution will be integrated with AMOS and TUI performance tool. NEOS selected the Flightman™ eJourney Log, eTech log, Weight & Balance, Large Content Management and Document Viewer modules. This solution allows integration of critical processes on the flight deck and replaces paper forms used to manage NEOS’ aircraft.

Commenting on the recently completed requirements phase in Milan, Aidan Gallagher, Chairman of Flightman said “We are delighted that NEOS is the first Italian based airline to adopt EFB technology. From our experience with our existing customers we are already aware of the significant cost savings and efficiencies that can be achieved through the deployment of the Flightman™ solution. We are confident that Flightman™ will deliver a solution that will provide NEOS’ with a significant return on their investment”.

Panasonic CF-19 computer and display hardware has been chosen as the EFB flight deck hardware and the first flight with the completed EFB solution is scheduled to takeoff in July 2008. “We are excited to fly with Flightman’s innovative technology and are confident this solution will support NEOS strategic objectives of improving operational performance within Flight Operations and Maintenance” said Davide Martini, Quality and Safety Manager, NEOS.

About Flightman
Flightman is an award winning provider of software technology to automate and streamline operations within the aviation industry. Their flagship Flightman™ family of products comprises innovative software technology which synchronizes an extensive data model between the aircraft and various airline ground systems, and provides forms and workflow tailored to various users to enable dramatic process improvement in the cockpit, cabin and on the ramp, thus reducing costs and enhancing efficiency in aircraft operations and maintenance.

About Neos
Neos is a Milan-based airline operating short-, medium- and long-haul flights in southern Europe, Russia, Africa, Middle East, Far East and Central America. Neos is part of the Alpitour Group and IFIL/Agnelli company. Neos started B737 operation in 2002 and currently operates a fleet of B737-800 and B767-300ER aircraft. High operational standards and sound financial performance are the essence of the Neos story since the start-up.

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