Partnership launched to enhance fuel efficiency

26th June 2017
Source: Airbus
Posted By : Joe Bush
Partnership launched to enhance fuel efficiency

A memorandum of understanding (MoU) has been signed by Airbus company, NAVBLUE, a provider of flight ops and ATM services, and OpenAirlines, a specialist in eco-flying solutions. The partnership will see NAVBLUE become a reseller partner for OpenAirlines’ solution called Skybreathe, a fuel preservation solution for airlines.

Skybreathe uses Big Data algorithms and automatically analyses the large amount of available data in flight data recorders to assess flights’ efficiency. Results of the analysis are displayed into an interface accessible from a desk computer, laptop, tablet or mobile. Skybreathe will constitute the Optimize module of the Analytics by NAVBLUE suite, which will help operators to save more than two percent of fuel.

"We're very excited about the promise both companies are committed to fulfilling through this partnership," explained Alexandre Feray, CEO of OpenAirlines. ”It is especially advantageous for our current and future customers since the reduction of fuel consumption along with the environment protection and boosting profitability have been on the wish list of airlines worldwide for a long time. NAVBLUE is a leading global provider of flight operations solutions and this close cooperation will help improve airline performance. With our common innovative mindset, NAVBLUE is an ideal partner, and we look forward to working hand in hand with them.” commented Alexandre Feray of OpenAirlines.

NAVBLUE is already serving more than 400 airlines and aviation service companies across all platforms. OpenAirlines is an international software company based in Toulouse, which helps airlines worldwide save fuel and cut CO2 emissions. Its solution SkyBreathe is currently assisting 22 airlines across the world with any fleet type, to greatly enhance existing fuel saving initiatives.


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