Guardian Mobility now offers Guardian Flight Plans (GFPs), bundles of airtime and data services, including Automated Flight Following (AFF), data communications and “back-office” applications (mapping, exceedances, data management, etc.) as a way for operators to easily manage their monthly costs. These bundles come in a variety of combinations at fixed monthly prices a lower “per message” costs, according to company officials.
According to Howard Pearl, Guardian’s President and CEO, “By providing fixed monthly service bundles, our customers are able to know their monthly costs and receive a better value for the services.” Pearl added that: “We’re listening, and we’re pleased to be able to respond with Guardian Flight Plans.”
In a related announcement, Guardian Mobility has acquired Alakai Technologies which brings Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) and Engine Trend Monitoring (ETM) to support Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) and Maintenance Operations Quality Assurance (MOQA) as part of a Safety Management System (SMS). Guardian Mobility has also recently announced new lower prices for their Guardian 1 and Guardian 3 AFF-compliant devices. These products support real-time aircraft position tracking and status monitoring through a global satellite communications network and suite of mapping and data management applications, company officials explained.