Agreement includes global exclusive spares distribution and training software for Blackshape aircraft and pilot training operations
FARNBOROUGH, England, July 17, 2018 — Boeing [NYSE: BA] today announced it signed an integrated services agreement with Blackshape, a global producer of general aviation aircraft specialized in training, for spare parts distribution and pilot training software.
The announcement extends the companies’ current agreement for delivery of Jeppesen navigation information while adding global exclusive parts distribution from Aviall and Boeing e-Aircraft training software.
“We are extremely excited to partner with Blackshape,” said William Ampofo, vice president, Business & General Aviation, Boeing Global Services. “Through the integration and delivery of our supply chain and digital solutions, we will generate greater value and efficiency for Blackshape aircraft and their customers.”
“We are proud of our continued partnership with Boeing in support of our high performance training aircraft. This milestone, part of our strategic plan, further strengthens Blackshape as a global leader in the initial and recurrent training for airlines and professional civil and military pilots,” said Luciano Belviso, CEO, Blackshape S.p.A.
“Our combined focus on technology and comprehensive solutions will ensure strategic supply chain optimization and leading-edge pilot development, generating even more value for our customers.”
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Boeing Global Services, headquartered in the Dallas, Texas area, was formed by integrating the services capabilities of the government, space, and commercial sectors into a single customer-focused business. Operating as a third business unit of Boeing, Global Services provides agile, cost-competitive services to commercial and government customers worldwide.
Blackshape, headquartered in Monopoli (south Italy), is a company part of the Angel Group. Blackshape is a global leader for high performing full composites general aviation and training aircraft, providing agile turn-key solutions to private and institutional customers.
Angel Group, headquartered in Italy with subsidiaries in 18 countries, leads a group of pioneering companies which are global leaders and technology innovators in delivering end-to-end solutions to railway, space, aviation, motorsport and IoT sectors, with product and services in use in 62 countries worldwide.
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