Hawaiian Airlines to Use Flight Explorer

18th May 2005

Flight Explorer, the world’s most
trusted and accepted provider of Internet-based, real-time global flight
tracking information, reporting and display products, today announced that
Hawaiian Airlines is the latest major air carrier to become a Flight
Explorer customer. Based in Honolulu, Hawaiian will use Flight Explorer Professional within
its operations center to monitor flights from Hawaii to the U.S. mainland,
the South Pacific and Australia. By using Flight Explorer, Hawaiian
Airlines can more effectively manage its flight operations, apply its
staff and aircraft more effectively, and reduce its operating and fuel
costs. Hawaiian is also able to display NEXRAD weather on Flight Explorer
Professional for a common operating picture that will enhance safety and

“Hawaiian’s 75-year safety record is second to none, and FE Professional
has added another dimension to our systems protecting that record,” said
Stan Pitts, manager of dispatch of Hawaiian Airlines. “Seeing live traffic
and approaching weather real-time in our System Operations Control Center
is allowing us to communicate with our pilots as if we are in the jump
seat next to them.”

Walt Kross, CEO of Flight Explorer, said, “We’re very excited to work with
Hawaiian Air. Better flight operations and more effective use of resources
mean even better service for their customers.”


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