Apr 04, 2017
Singapore Airlines Selects ViaSat's Document Management Software for Improved In-flight Safety and Compliance
HAMBURG, Germany, April 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- (Aircraft Interiors Expo, ViaSat Stand #2B30) -- ViaSat Inc. (NASDAQ: VSAT), a global broadband services and technology company, today announced that Singapore Airlines has selected ViaSat's AeroDocs document management system to distribute its digital documents in a secure, controlled manner, with advanced workflow tracking to help maintain aviation regulatory compliance.
AeroDocs is a modular, aviation-grade document management software system that gives airlines complete control over the editing, distribution and viewing of their documents. It is designed to handle a mix of fleet sizes and aircraft types, enabling it to scale with Singapore Airlines. The software's pilot document iPad viewer delivers a best-in-class document viewing experience.
Don Buchman, Vice President and General Manager, Commercial Mobility business at ViaSat, added, "The AeroDocs system was designed around end-user needs with a focus on getting correct, updated documents to pilots. In working with the award-winning Singapore Airlines, we are tailoring the AeroDocs software system to help them maintain their operational excellence through greater compliance, collaboration and usability."
The AeroDocs document management software system was acquired by ViaSat in November 2016, through ViaSat's acquisition of Arconics, an innovative provider of software solutions to the aviation industry. Through this transaction, ViaSat gained key aviation-grade software and mobile applications to make flying safer and more efficient for pilots, cabin crews and flight operations teams.
AeroDocs is scheduled to go live on Singapore Airlines in the first half of 2017.
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ViaSat will have AeroDocs, as well as its other connected software solutions, on display at the Aircraft Interiors Expo (AIX) in Hamburg, Germany, April 4-6, 2017. Come to Stand #2B30 for a demo, or to find out more about ViaSat's complete connected aircraft portfolio.
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This press release contains forward-looking statements that are subject to the safe harbors created under the Securities Act of 1933 and the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Forward looking statements include among others, statements that refer to the benefits of and realization of the AeroDocs software by Singapore Airlines and the deployment schedule and expected performance of the AeroDocs software. Readers are cautioned that actual results could differ materially from those expressed in any forward-looking statements. Factors that could cause actual results to differ include: contractual problems, product defects, manufacturing issues or delays, regulatory issues, technologies not being developed according to anticipated schedules, or that do not perform according to expectations, and increased competition and other factors affecting the aviation sector generally. In addition, please refer to the risk factors contained in ViaSat's SEC filings available at www.sec.gov, including ViaSat's most recent Annual Report on Form 10-K and Quarterly Reports on Form 10-Q. Readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date on which they are made. ViaSat undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.
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