AVTECH Enters into an Agreement with Icelandair to provide Advanced Data to Cockpit

AVTECH Sweden AB, with processing and sending advanced information in real-time to the cockpit and aircraft systems as one of its core businesses, today announces that it has entered an agreement with Icelandair ehf, to setup and support their advanced ACARS data transmissions during a limited 3-month time period.

Icelandair, Iceland’s leading airline, is in a project to increase flight efficiency and reduce flight crew workload trialing a real-time upload of information to its aircraft via data link. AVTECH will support the final live testing stage of this project.

“It is a pleasure to support one of Europe’s most well-known airlines in this important task, says Sören Skog Key account manager. ACARS communication, a ground based communication network used by airliners all over the world, plays an increasing role in air-to ground communication to modern aircraft. “, says Sören Skog, Key Account Manager.

“AVTECH’s long experience with advanced ACARS data integration made it possible to support Icelandair in this project. We look forward to further applying our technologies in this field to client applications in the future”, says David Rytter, CTO.

This time limited project is of minor financial importance but an important showcase of AVTECHs capabilities in this area.

For more information, please contact

Sören Skog, Key Account Manager, +46 (0) 8 544 104 80

David Rytter, Chief Technical Officer, +46 (0) 8 544 104 80

About AVTECH Sweden AB (publ)

AVTECH develops products and services for digital Air Traffic Management (ATM). Its customers include the global aviation industry; e.g. airlines, airports, aviation authorities, technology companies and airline manufacturers. By using AVTECH’s products and services, each individual flight as well as the entire airline operation can be optimized in terms of cost, noise and emission, efficiency, punctuality and safety. The head office is in Stockholm, Sweden with subsidiaries in Toulouse, France and an associated company in Dubai, U.A.E. AVTECH Sweden AB is listed on NASDAQ OMX First North and has appointed Redeye AB, tel: +46 8 545 013 30, as Certified Adviser.

This information is information that Avtech Sweden AB (publ) is obliged to make public pursuant to the EU Market Abuse Regulation. The information was submitted for publication, through the agency of the contact persons set out above, at 09:30 CEST on November 7, 2016.