ATP announced that they are acquiring Flightdocs creating of one of the largest providers of software solutions and information services in the aviation industry. With the Flightdocs acquisition, ATP says they will deliver powerful, cloud-based software solutions for aircraft maintenance tracking, troubleshooting, recurring defect analysis, inventory management, and flight scheduling – combined with a robust library of technical publications and regulatory content.
Founded in 2003, Flightdocs has grown to be the second largest provider of aircraft maintenance tracking and inventory management solutions in business aviation. ATP says Flightdocs’ long-standing reputation for revolutionary software and best-in-class support has made the solutions provider the number one choice for flight departments around the world. ATP, in business for 50 years, provides aircraft technical publications and regulatory information, connecting more than 45,000 maintenance professionals to the latest OEM content and airworthiness directives. The company’s software division is the leading provider of repetitive defect and troubleshooting applications, focused on reducing operating costs, improving reliability, and supporting technical knowledge sharing.
“We are very excited to join forces with the team at ATP,” noted Rick Heine, chairman and CEO of Flightdocs. “What began as a partnership quickly evolved into a much larger opportunity. By joining ATP, we will be able to create unique products and services that will have a significant impact for our customers, driving efficiencies, reliability, compliance, and safety across the industry.”
Customers of both ATP and Flightdocs will have access to a comprehensive suite of solutions to support the safe and reliable operation of their aircraft. Already considered by many in the industry to be an innovative and user-friendly maintenance tracking and inventory management software, the Flightdocs platform will now leverage the technical publication libraries, regulatory content, and chronic defect analysis and troubleshooting software offered by ATP. Combined, the two companies believe they will bring even more innovation and technical capabilities to the business aircraft maintenance tracking, inventory management, and flight operations software markets.
“Flightdocs’ commitment to innovation and service makes them an ideal addition to the ATP family,” says Rick Noble, CEO at ATP. “Working together, our goal will be to deliver the most advanced maintenance tracking, inventory management, and flight operations software on the market. One known for excellent support, a superior user experience, and powerful tools that can create massive benefits for our customers.”
With the addition of Flightdocs, ATP will now support 75,000 maintenance professionals across more than 7,500 customers in 137 countries. Further, the team plans to continue investment in the development of new products to serve the business aviation, general aviation, commercial aviation, military/defense, and OEM markets.