Magnetic MRO entrusts IT services to BTT Cloud

Magnetic MRO, a Total Technical Care and Asset Management organization, has signed an extended Managed IT and Cloud services agreement with BTT Cloud. BTT Cloud is a managed IT services provider that has been operating successfully for more than a decade. Since the global pandemic hit the world in early 2020, the digitalization and role of well-balanced IT processes have increased significantly, thus, according to Magnetic MRO’s representatives, such collaboration was a natural step. BTT Cloud has been a partner to Magnetic MRO since 2014 with an overall 13 years’ experience in IT business.  However, before this expanded agreement, BTT Read more

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De Havilland Canada chooses IFS to integrate its value chain

IFS Applications™ will be deployed in the cloud at De Havilland Canada’s facilities in Toronto and will support operational processes ©IFS

De Havilland Aircraft of Canada (De Havilland Canada) is rationalizing its application landscape and replacing 300+ legacy business applications with an extended enterprise resource planning (ERP) platform from IFS. IFS Applications™ will be deployed in the cloud at De Havilland Canada’s facilities in Toronto and will support operational processes including sales and order management, manufacturing, materials management, procurement and finance, and aftermarket support. “We chose IFS because of its impressive qualifications in the global aerospace and defense sector as well as the comprehensive nature of its technology,” said Anca Preda, Vice President, Information Technology, De Havilland Canada. “By unifying our Read more

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American Airlines renews global distribution agreement with Sabre

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Software and technology company Sabre Corporation and American Airlines, have renewed their long-term, worldwide distribution agreement. Under the renewed agreement, Sabre will continue to distribute American Airlines flights and services through the Sabre travel marketplace, ensuring that Sabre connected-agencies will continue to have access to the same American Airlines content, including branded fares, ancillary products and services. “It’s been a challenging year for the travel industry, and it is critical to us that we support our agency community well,” said Alison Taylor, chief customer officer of American Airlines. “Sabre remains important to American, as we work together with our mutual agency Read more

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THAI Smile selects Sabre as distribution partner

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Sabre Corporation has signed a new distribution agreement with regional hybrid airline  THAI Smile as the airline looks to boost traveler confidence amid a ramped-up domestic tourism drive. This new partnership means that content from THAI Smile, which operates to more than 30 domestic and regional destinations as well as seamlessly connecting to dozens more destinations through its parent company THAI Airways International PLC, will be available through the Sabre GDS. Connecting to Sabre’s GDS platform will provide  THAI Smile with access to Sabre’s rich global travel marketplace, which is comprised of more than 425,000 travel agents across the world, Read more

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Sapura Technics goes live with AMOS

Sapura Technics goes live with AMOS ©Swiss AS

On November 29, 2019, Sapura Technics obtained its first Part 145 provisional approval from the Civil Aviation Authority of Malaysia (CAAM). In parallel, the company signed for the AMOS MRO-edition to take advantage of the latest AMOS pure MRO features in order to manage its line and base maintenance activities. Since January 2020, this new AMOS implementation project consolidates Swiss-AS’ presence in Malaysia and the APAC region. Sapura Technics represents a new-born star in the region’s MRO market, and working in a close relationship with its young and motivated team was an exciting and productive way to focus on the Read more

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Sriwijaya Air selects Rusada’s ENVISION

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Indonesian airline Sriwijaya Air has signed up for Rusada’s Airworthiness and MRO software, ENVISION. Sriwijaya Air is Indonesia’s third-largest carrier and, along with subsidiary Nam Air, provides passenger flights to destinations across the country as well as international flights to Malaysia, Singapore and China. Since launching in 2003, its fleet has grown to 30 aircraft, consisting of Boeing 737’s and ATR 72’s. Sriwijaya Air has signed up for six of ENVISION’s modules, including Fleet Management, Line Maintenance, Inventory Management, and Human Resources. Rusada has already begun work on the implementation project, which will be carried out remotely due to the Read more

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AeroMates goes for AMOS

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AeroMates a Part-145-certified start-up company that specializes in maintenance, repair and overhaul of aircraft components including wheels (MRO) has decided to go for AMOS, the comprehensive, fully-integrated MRO software solution. Since the two founders both have gained vast AMOS experience from their former careers, the decision was quickly taken in favour of AMOS. This valuable know-how has also allowed AeroMates to implement AMOS in an extremely quick and streamlined approach according to the special needs of a start-up with a limited number of users and a lean set-up. AeroMates is an MRO-shop located close to Cologne, Germany. The company offers Read more

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Air France-KLM and Amadeus sign new NDC distribution deal

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The Air France-KLM group and Amadeus have announced an innovative NDC distribution deal.  The agreement means that Air France-KLM NDC offers can be made available for travel agents through the Amadeus Travel Platform and its NDC-enabled solutions. To access Air France-KLM content distributed via NDC, agents will need to sign bilateral agreements with Air France-KLM and Amadeus. Over the last few years, Air France-KLM has been working with Amadeus to connect its NDC services to the Amadeus Travel Platform. The prime booking flow of shop, order, pay has already been integrated, meaning pilot travel agents will be able to book Read more

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Collins Aerospace introduces Kiosk Connect solution for contactless airport journey

Collins Aerospace Systems is eliminating the need to physically touch kiosk screens during airport check-in and baggage drops. The company’s new Kiosk Connect solution provides the first full, end-to-end, contactless airport journey — a high demand as passengers return to travel.  By simply scanning a QR code with their mobile device, passengers can quickly connect to a common-use kiosk using either the airport’s public Wi-Fi or the kiosk’s built-in Wi-Fi, with no requirement to download any apps. From there, users complete the check-in process on their phones and produce boarding passes and bag tags without ever touching the kiosk screen. Read more

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Cathay Pacific Group and GE Aviation expand digital partnership

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GE Aviation and Cathay Pacific Group have signed a five-year agreement to implement GE’s Event Measurement System (EMS) for flight analytics and the FlightPulse® pilot app. The digital technologies will be deployed across various fleet types in Cathay Pacific Group in September as well as the pilot community later in 2020. The agreement includes Cathay Pacific, Cathay Dragon and Air Hong Kong. FlightPulse is a mobile app that uses aircraft data and advanced flight data analytics to enable pilots to securely access their own flying metrics and trends. FlightPulse can be used to optimize efficiency, reduce operational risk, and improve Read more

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