Boeing inks a number of tech deals with Asia-Pac carriers

Aaron Woolner
By Aaron Woolner February 12, 2020 15:31

Boeing inks a number of tech deals with Asia-Pac carriers

Boeing has agreed orders and agreements with five Asia Pacific carriers for digital solutions. These include a deal with Vistara has signed a five-year agreement for multiple services to support their entry into service of new 787-9 aircraft, including Boeing Maintenance Performance Toolbox and Airplane Health Management tools. Powered by Boeing AnalytX, these tools provide real-time, custom alerting, fleet data to enhance maintenance capabilities. 

Air Tahiti Nui has signed a multiyear agreement to access real-time maintenance and engineering data and support to enhance maintenance and operational decisions for their 787 fleet. While Bamboo Airways will integrate several digital solutions to support their new 787 fleet, with new agreements finalized for Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag (EFB), Electronic Document Browser and Onboard Performance Tool capabilities. 

These digital tools enable flight crews to perform real-time weight and balance and take-off and landing calculations to reduce maintenance costs, optimize payload capacity and streamline cockpit operations.

While Chinese carrier Sichuan Airline has agreed to a multiyear contract for Jeppesen JetPlanner Pro services to enhance flight planning capabilities. The tool generates optimized routes and efficient flight plans in complex airspace to achieve lower operating costs, using the industry leading flight planning engine.

Finally, Virgin Australia Group has signed a seven-year agreement for Jeppesen FliteDeck Pro electronic flight bag (EFB) and digital navigation chart services, to increase operational efficiency. 

Ted Colbert, president and chief executive of , Boeing Global Services said, “our digital services enhance efficiency across all phases of flight, eliminate paper-based flight materials and create operational bottom-line advantages for our customers in a highly competitive business environment.”
 

Aaron Woolner
By Aaron Woolner February 12, 2020 15:31