Boeing has completed its acquisition of
ForeFlight, a provider of innovative mobile and web-based aviation
ForeFlight has been a partner of Boeing for the
past two years, bringing aviators Jeppesen's aeronautical data and
charts through its popular mobile platforms. Now, the teams will
integrate talent and offerings to bring expanded digital solutions
to all segments of the aviation industry.
"We are excited to build on ForeFlight's
tremendous success in personal, business and defense 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
Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ForeFlight has
approximately 180 employees.
"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."
Terms of the acquisition have not being