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Tapestry-Jeppesen Boeing Team Awarded $28 Million Contract to Provide VIP Executive Flight Dispatch Services for U.S. Air Force, Air Mobility Command

Jun 14, 2017 - (Newswire)

- Tapestry Solutions, Inc., a Boeing Company (NYSE: BA), today announced it has received a contract worth more than $28 million to provide Executive Airlift Flight Dispatch services for the U.S. Air Force's Air Mobility Command (AMC). Tapestry, the prime contractor, is teamed with Jeppesen, also a Boeing Company, to provide a full range of mission-essential services required for Very Important Persons Special Air Missions (VIPSAM). The contract includes a base year with four option years.

The Tapestry-Jeppesen team will support the Executive Airlift mission to provide safe, comfortable and reliable worldwide transportation for officials including the President of the United States, Vice President, First Lady, Cabinet leaders, members of Congress, senior military leaders and foreign dignitaries.

"We are honored to be selected for this high-profile program, as it underscores our trusted partnership with the U.S. Air Force to deliver timely, quality services to our senior-most leadership," said Robin Wright, president and CEO, Tapestry Solutions.

Under the contract, the team will provide a comprehensive portfolio of flight dispatch services commensurate with existing commercial airline 24/7 world-wide operations. Tasks include tailored mission planning services, enroute flight monitoring, diplomatic clearances, weather assessments, navigation database management, training and ongoing technical support. The services will be performed for the Air Force's "covered aircraft," which include several Boeing platforms.

"Our team brings a depth of knowledge that is unparalleled in the industry, backed by Boeing's expertise as the Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM)," said Kurt Meidel, director, Tapestry Solutions. "This opportunity combines the best of Tapestry as the go-to provider of operational support for AMC and the U.S. Transportation Command - and the best of Jeppesen with its depth of experience providing flight dispatch services for the U.S. Air Force."

ABOUT TAPESTRY SOLUTIONS
Tapestry Solutions, Inc. is a global provider of information management software and services for defense, government and commercial markets. Backed by our parent company, The Boeing Company, we provide mission planning, training and simulation support to maximize readiness for our warfighters. We also help solve logistics challenges for the world's largest and most complex supply chains. Headquartered in San Diego, Calif., Tapestry supports customers from more than 50 locations worldwide, including Saudi Arabia, Oman, Afghanistan, Kuwait, the UK, South Korea, Australia, Germany and Italy.

About Jeppesen
For more than 80 years, Jeppesen has made it possible for pilots and their passengers to safely and efficiently reach their destinations. Today, this pioneering spirit continues as Jeppesen delivers transformative information and optimization solutions to improve the efficiency of air operations around the globe. Jeppesen is a Boeing subsidiary and part of the Digital Aviation business unit within Boeing Commercial Aviation Services. Boeing offers the industry's largest portfolio of support and services solutions, providing customers a competitive advantage by solving real operational problems, enabling better decisions, maximizing efficiency and improving environmental performance - intelligent information solutions across the entire aviation ecosystem.

Contact: Janet Dayton, jdayton@tapestrysolutions.com

SOURCE Tapestry Solutions, Inc.

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