OAG, a provider of aviation information and analytical services, has acquired FlightView, Inc., the Boston-based provider of real-time flight information solutions for the aviation and travel industries. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.
FlightView‘s products help aviation and travel professionals achieve superior customer service, operational efficiencies, and has attracted strong brand loyalty with easy to use real-time information. FlightView brings more than 600 B2B customers from the travel, technology and general aviation sectors. In addition, FlightView’s smart phone apps have been downloaded more than 3 million times, its website has over 1 million monthly unique users and it responds to over 300m flight status requests every month.
OAG, headquartered in Luton, UK and with a global network of offices, is the aviation division of AXIO Data Group. Axio operates a portfolio of information businesses and is owned by funds managed by Electra Partners LLP.
Henry Elkington, Chief Executive of AXIO, said: “The addition of FlightView, with its highly complementary customer base and strength in the US market, will give OAG clear leadership in the growing global flight status and schedules data markets. This is the second significant bolt-on acquisition AXIO has made in the last 12 months. We continue to execute our strategy of building and improving each of our individual businesses to increase their value.”
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