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Airline 'Swiss' to use iOS devices in cockpit from 2016

Wednesday 3 September 2014 | 10:45 CET | News
Airline 'Swiss' is to make its Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) platform-neutral, paving the way for iOS devices to be used in its cockpits, according to macprime.ch, citing a spokeswoman. The change will come in 2016, it said. Swiss currently uses a Windows laptop to display navigation charts, calculate take-off and landing weight and for documents important to the pilot. The airline will still use Windows EFBs and it could potentially use an Android tablet, said the spokeswoman Sonja Ptassek.The iPad also appeals to the crew, she added.

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Countries: Switzerland
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