Garmin acquires FltPlan.com, terms not disclosed
Garmin announced that it has acquired Flight Plan, a privately held provider of electronic flight planning, scheduling, and trip support services, including the popular website FltPlan.com and mobile application FltPlan Go. FltPlan is one of the largest flight planning companies in the world, creating more than 6.3 million flight plans annually. With 19 years of experience and more than 165,000 registered users, FltPlan offers comprehensive, self-service flight management solutions as well as premium offerings ideal for Business and General Aviation operators. Popular tools include a free flight planning and filing website, FltPlan.com, available for U.S., Canada, Mexico, the Caribbean, Central America, Panama, and parts of Venezuela and Columbia, as well as other premium web-based offerings. The company also offers a complementing free FltPlan Go app for iOS, Android, and Windows. FltPlan is headquartered in Southbury, Connecticut and the facility will continue to support the complete portfolio of FltPlan.com and FltPlan Go, and will work to integrate those services into the Garmin aviation ecosystem. Financial terms of the acquisition will not be released.