World Fuel Services (WFS) announced and demonstrated their new myWorld iPad app at NBAA‐BACE 2017 in Las Vegas. Designed for business aviation, myWorld merges Online Flight Planning (OFP), FuelFinder, location finder, and Trip View into one mobile application.

The app features advanced information and technologies from leading companies including IBM, Seattle Avionics, Aircraft Performance Group, NavBlue, Mapbox, and SkyVector.

The myWorld iPad app is the first release in a broad strategy to combine separate WFS applications into one easy‐to‐use environment.

“Users no longer want to jump between several apps to plan their trips,” said Jeff Briand, senior vice president of global trip support for WFS. “myWorld is really four apps in one – flight planning; fuel quote and setup; airport, FBO, and ground handler research; and real‐time weather. The best part is our customers can use it for free.”

WFS enlisted the help of IBM iX to design the myWorld user experience. Together, the two companies looked at leading user research and design practices to approach flight planning in a new way. The app provides users with complex information and calculations embedded directly into the flight plan process.

The myWorld app is loaded with advanced features and functionality to support pilots from fuel to flight – both on the ground and in the air. The myWorld app is currently in pilot customer testing and scheduled for full release in 2018.

Key features of the myWorld app:
• Full airport, handler, and country database details, available without an internet connection
• Ability to quote and set up fuel from any of WFS’ 3,000+ contract fuel locations worldwide
• Integrated WSI weather graphics and vector content overlaid on interactive maps
• Innovative “offline mode” providing an electronic flight bag with key information
• Drag and drop route rubberbanding to avoid conflict and weather areas
• Color‐coded service indicators to QC all trips, directly from the user dashboard
• Worldwide, regionalized enroute charting that works in online and offline modes
• Simplified route building and flight planning with flight path, route, and weather overlaid on navigational charts and procedures
• Runway analysis and weight & balance functionality
• Ability to download a complete, customized interactive flight brief prior to departure
• Ability to customize