NAVBLUE and Delta Air Lines have signed a long-term agreement for Mission+, NAVBLUE’s Electronic Flight Assistant, which provides pilots with data and information via one modular digital solution.

The agreement includes the deployment of Mission+ on the global airline’s entire fleet of over 900 aircraft and represents one of the biggest transitions from paper to an Electronic Flight Folder (eFF) digital solution in the aviation industry.

In addition, NAVBLUE and Delta will work on further enhancing the application for pilots by adding new functionalities.

Delta has been involved in the development of Mission+ since its inception. The airline provided feedback to build a tool adapted to pilots’ tasks for mission management in all flight phases (briefing, in-flight follow-up, reporting).

The agreement between Delta and NAVBLUE considers the airline’s requirements and community-driven needs.

As a scalable and reliable solution, Mission+ FLIGHT, the integrated flight folder module of Mission+, is seamlessly integrated with its existing ground environment ensuring business continuity.

The full implementation process across Delta’s fleet has been achieved in less than two years, covering deployment, testing, and operational usage by the airline’s entire pilot community (more than 17,000 pilots), who are now using Mission+.

Mission+ removes the need to print paper flight plan information for every Delta flight, which represents saving more than 77.5 million pages annually (or around 4,000 trees), further supporting Delta’s ongoing efforts to embed sustainability across its business.

Marc Lemeilleur, CEO of NAVBLUE said: “On behalf of the NAVBLUE teams, I would like to thank Delta for their trust in this product and our people. By choosing Mission+ they are enabling their pilots to benefit from all the data and information they need to perform their mission via a unique modular digital solution. Working together we enabled the deployment of Mission+ on the entire fleet in less than two years, which is a great success for all of us.”

Ryan Gumm, Flight Operations Senior Vice President of Delta, said: “Achieving this major milestone is part of our commitment to removing operational complexities, as well as moving toward a more digital, sustainable future. Mission+ allows our pilots more time to focus on what Delta people do best – expertly serve our customers with safety top of mind.”
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