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Aviation News: Garmin and Jeppesen Partner to Expand Garmin Pilot App Capabilities

Englewood, Colo. | 21 Jul 2016 | By Jeppesen

Garmin International Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), and Jeppesen, a Boeing Company, recently announced an agreement to integrate Jeppesen terminal charts with the popular iOS-based Garmin Pilot app. This partnership combines industry-leading capabilities from the two companies to advance cockpit technology and enhance the flying experience for general aviation pilots.

“Teaming with our long-standing partner Garmin to provide Jeppesen terminal charts for the Garmin Pilot app marks a new era for the availability of Jeppesen charts. The comprehensive Garmin Pilot combined with Jeppesen charts establishes a world class app for the global general aviation community,” said Reggie Arsenault, director, Jeppesen General Aviation Client Management. “While we will continue to support Jeppesen Mobile FliteDeck, we view Garmin Pilot as a premier cockpit app and we will work together to deliver innovative charting and flight data capabilities.”   

Jeppesen terminal charts can now be viewed within Garmin Pilot from the charts page and in split screen mode alongside the moving map. Geo-referenced Jeppesen charts can also be overlaid on the moving map for seamless navigation.

“Garmin and Jeppesen are dedicated to ensuring pilots can more easily access pertinent chart data across all of the Garmin products in the cockpit, now including the Garmin Pilot app on iOS mobile devices,” said Carl Wolf, Garmin’s vice president of aviation sales and marketing. “This partnership benefits our joint customer base as pilots flying behind Garmin avionics with Jeppesen charts are offered an even more seamless experience when transitioning between the app and installed displays in the cockpit. For existing Jeppesen customers, Garmin Pilot brings a premier, feature-rich application to use in conjunction with their preferred chart source.”

Customers with a Garmin Pilot IFR Premium subscription and a Jeppesen data subscription may access Jeppesen charts within the application at no additional charge. An electronic Jeppesen chart subscription for Garmin Pilot is required to access Jeppesen terminal charts through the app. Customers interested in purchasing a Jeppesen electronic charting subscription may visit: www.jeppesen.com/garminpilot.  

Please visit www.garmin.com/aviation for additional information about the Garmin Pilot app for the general aviation community. For more information on the industry-leading navigation, operations, training and optimization solutions provided by Jeppesen, please visit www.jeppesen.com.

About Garmin Garmin International Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Garmin and FliteCharts are registered trademarks and Garmin Pilot is a trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries.

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About Jeppesen 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.

Media Contact: Brian Rantala +1-303-328-4370 brian.rantala@jeppesen.com

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