Boeing Subsidiaries Team to Provide Training Solutions

Jeppesen and Alteon, subsidiaries of The Boeing Company [NYSE: BA], have signed a joint marketing agreement to create a broader source for aviation training and provide more fully integrated solutions for operators of commercial jetliners.

The new initiative was announced today at the World Aviation Training Symposium.

"This joint marketing agreement is key to our strategy and future plans," said Ray Marzullo, vice-president, Boeing Flight Services. "Being able to satisfy all of a customer's training and educational needs through the collaboration of these two firms is precisely why Boeing has acquired these industry-leading companies."

Jeppesen and Alteon offer their industry-leading training at 22 state-of-the-art locations around the world.

Through its Jeppesen Academy unit, Jeppesen offers basic and advanced courses to aircrews and flight operations management personnel in areas such as human factors, basic and advanced flight operations management, international flight planning, airspace systems and more.

Alteon is the leader in customer-focused aviation training solutions. The company offers complete training for pilots, technicians and cabin crews for 100-plus-seat airplanes. Introductory and recurrent pilot training courses combine classroom and interactive computer-based training, fixed-base and full-flight simulators, aircraft training, technical assistance with operating procedures, route planning, operational approval and industry safety initiatives. Alteon operates more than 70 full-flight simulators at sites around the globe.

Jeppesen is recognized as the world's foremost provider of integrated aviation information solutions. Jeppesen's portfolio of products and services includes: flight information, flight planning services, aviation weather and trip planning services, maintenance information and aviation training systems. The Jeppesen group of companies has offices in the United States, Germany, the United Kingdom, Australia, China and Russia. Jeppesen is a subsidiary of Boeing Commercial Aviation Services, a unit of Boeing Commercial Airplanes.

For further information:
Jim Proulx
Boeing Commercial Airplanes
(206) 766-1393
Linda A. Lee
(206) 662-8247
Michael Pound
(303) 328-4777