Boeing acquires ForeFlight

Boeing acquires ForeFlight

Boeing says the companies' combined offerings will provide customers across the aviation industry with enhanced digital services.

Boeing acquires ForeFlight

Boeing has completed the acquisition of ForeFlight, a provider of mobile and web-based aviation applications.

ForeFlight has partnered with Boeing for the past two years to bring aviators Jeppesen's aeronautical data and charts through ForeFlight's mobile platforms.

Now, the teams will integrate talent and offerings to bring expanded digital solutions to more segments of the aviation industry.

Expanding Boeing's portfolio

"We are excited to build on ForeFlight's tremendous success in personal, business and defence aviation so we can provide next-generation, integrated tools to our aviation customers today," said Ken Sain, Boeing Vice President of Digital Solutions and Analytics. "This acquisition also expands Boeing's rapidly growing, unparalleled digital services portfolio which will enable us to compete and win in the $2.8 trillion, 10-year services market."

"We are inspired by the future built at Boeing and what our teams will be able to create by coming together," said Tyson Weihs, co-founder and CEO of ForeFlight. "Our companies share a passion for delivering customers the essential tools that drive efficiency, productivity, and safety."

The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

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