Atlantic Airways certifies the PFB™ Paperless Flight Bag EFB Platform from IFS for its A319 fleet

IFS– International Flight Support, the Copenhagen based EFB Software Platform provider, announces that ATLANTIC AIRWAYS of the Faroe Islands has obtained final operational approval from the Danish CAA/Trafikstyrelsen covering their fleet of Airbus A319 aircraft. ATLANTIC AIRWAYS operates a fleet of Airbus A319’s on their well established Nordic scheduled route network and also operates ad […]


April 3, 2014 ENGLEWOOD, COLO., April 3, 2014 – The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) recently issued Jeppesen a letter of operational suitability confirming the form and functionality of iPad mini for use in the cockpit when paired with Jeppesen’s electronic flight bag (EFB) solutions. Jeppesen, a part of Boeing Digital Aviation, worked with the FAA […]

Microsoft’s Surface 2 cleared for takeoff in cockpit

The tablet has been approved by the FAA for pilots use in all phases of air travel, lightening their flight bag and offering airlines an iPad alternative. by Don Reisinger ,February 11, 2014 11:00 AM PST A Delta Air Lines pilot with a Surface 2 Microsoft’s Surface 2 has officially won Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approval for […]

Helvetic Airways implements the PFB™ Paperless Flight Bag EFB Platform from IFS


Long Range business jet operator ACM AIR CHARTER certifies its PFB™ Paperless Flight Bag from IFS in record time…

      PRESS RELEASE , Copenhagen, 14th February 2014.  IFS – International Flight Support, the Copenhagen based EFB Software Platform provider and ACM AIR CHARTER, one of Germany’s most well respected and leading business aircraft operators specializing in long range business jet operations worldwide, has obtained final operational approval of the PFB™ Paperless Flight Bag for iPad from the German LBA/CAA.  ACM […]

Microsoft Surface 2 approved by FAA for use in airline cockpits

Yesterday evening the Federal Aviation Authority (FAA) authorized the Microsoft’s popular Surface 2 and Surface 2 Pro tablets for use in all stages of flight on airlines as a Class 1 or 2 Electronic Flight Bag (EFB); paving the way for paperless flight decks with all required documents instead being accessed via the Surface. Many […]

New EASA EFB rules approved and in force from 09 February 2014

On 29th January 2014 EASA issued their final approval of the new EFB Guideline rules effective 9th February 2014.  The new EFB Guideline regulations are enclosed for your reference/can be downloaded from this link: EASA 2014 # ED Decision 2014-001-R (2) EASA 2014 # EFB Rules Annex II – AMC 20-25 The new rules have been under […]

Delta Will Distribute Microsoft Tablets to Pilots

AIN AIR TRANSPORT PERSPECTIVE » NOVEMBER 18, 2013 by  BILL CAREY Delta Air Lines plans to distribute 11,000 Microsoft Surface 2 tablets to its pilots and make all of its flight decks ‘paperless’ by the end of next year. (Photo: Microsoft) Delta Air Lines plans to begin distributing Microsoft Surface 2 tablet computers to its Boeing 757 and […]

Denim Air has obtained approval from Dutch CAA for their iPad EFB as Class II Electronic Flight Bag.

IFS are proud to announce that our EFB implementation project for Denim Air ACMI B.V., the Netherlands, came to its final stage. Denim Air has obtained the final operational approval from Dutch CAA  for their iPad EFB as Class II Electronic Flight Bag. Please read Denim Air News released at: Denim Air is now […]

Drop the revised EU aviation ETS

By TOM BALLANTYNE Chief Correspondent It beggars belief. After years of negotiations and controversy, the 191 members of the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) reached a landmark agreement in early October to establish a global market-based measure (MBM) to reduce the industry’s emissions across the globe. The detail of the MBM structure is to be […]