La Jolla, Calif. – March 21, 2006 – Blue Sky Network (BSN) today announced Go Helitrans of Manvel, Texas has chosen BSN’s global solution for satellite tracking and voice for its entire fleet of 20 Bell Jet Rangers and Long Rangers. Using Blue Sky’s solution and SkyRouter, Go Helitrans is also able to offer its own customers the opportunity to track their contracted helicopters easily and conveniently from the customer’s own desktop over the Internet.
Go Helitrans has deployed Blue Sky Network’s D1000C terminal and ACH1000 advanced control head. The products give Go Helitrans a complete tracking, messaging, and voice solution that allows them to manage and easily communicate with all their aviation assets. Using these products, the company can send and receive short code messages between its fleet of helicopters and ground personnel, in addition to checking aircraft position reports.
“Safety and customer service have always been important values for us as a company,” said Greg Obert, president of Go Helitrans. “Our customers love that we offer them the ability to track their contracted helicopter. The tracking is easy to use and extremely beneficial for them, because they always know where their helicopter and people are located. As an organization, we feel much more linked with our crews and are confident we will benefit from operational efficiencies as well.”
Blue Sky Network is the only provider of a truly global, end-to-end solution that is tailored for the helicopter industry, delivering hardware, voice and data service, and Internet based mapping all in one package. These solutions enable customers, dispatchers and logistics managers to monitor the location and safety of their cargo and passengers continuously while onboard any type of mobile asset, including aircraft, marine vessels, cars and trucks; from an Internet connection anywhere in the world.
About Blue Sky Network
Blue Sky Network (BSN) is the leading provider of global logistics solutions for two-way linking and managing remote transportation assets via satellite. Using its interactive Web portal, SkyRouter, with detailed mapping, BSN links enterprises to personnel and assets anywhere on earth over the Iridium satellite network. Our FAA-certified data and voice products enable users to customize features including safety and event reporting. BSN’s exceptional customer service and management team make it the perfect partner for adding true global communication to your transport network. For more information, please visit www.blueskynetwork.com.