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Boeing Completes ForeFlight Acquisition

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

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.

Boeing has completed its acquisition of ForeFlight, a provider of innovative mobile and web-based aviation applications. 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. Click to enlarge.

"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 services market."

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 disclosed.

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