Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 25 April 2017
AerData, a Boeing Company, announced today an agreement with Emirates airline for AerData’s EFPAC (Engine Fleet Planning And Costing) software. AerData’s software and services improve efficiencies and enhance competitiveness for customers, including some of the world’s largest airlines, lessors and MROs.
EFPAC helps customers optimize engine maintenance planning, engine spares availability and budgets. By combining technical and operational data with lease requirements and fleet renewal constraints, operators can make the best decision for their operations. EFPAC utilizes algorithms to predict component life and create a visualization of the most optimized plan. The optimized plans predict engine component life, shop visit requirement details and reduces costs in both maintenance and downtime.
Customers have reported that EFPAC reduces their annual engine maintenance costs by 10-15 percent or more, saving potentially tens of millions of dollars per year for a fleet. This is because EFPAC analyzes in hours what typically takes an airline weeks to examine using other methods.
Commenting on the announcement, Ahmed Safa, Emirates Senior Vice President, Engineering Support Services said, “We are delighted to have enhanced our partnership with AerData by adding the EFPAC software to our portfolio. EFPAC will help replace a manual planning process for Engine maintenance at Emirates Engineering with an automated system resulting in faster and better decision making. Since the implementation of STREAM in 2013, AerData has worked closely with Emirates Engineering to understand our requirements and to constantly improve their systems based on our feedback.”
Matt Bull, CEO of AerData said, “We are delighted to further extend our long-standing partnership with Emirates. EFPAC brings data analytics to Emirates finger tips reducing uncertainty, optimizing their entire engine maintenance operations, and unlocking the power of the data contained within their organization. Coupled with Emirates use of AerData’s market leading digital records management software, STREAM, this further highlights the power of the AerData team to address industry needs through innovative software and services solutions.”
AerData, a Boeing Company, provides lease management, records management, engine fleet planning and audit and inspection software as well as technical and back office services for aircraft and engine operators, lessors and MROs. With a strong customer focus, AerData delivers a reliable and secure service to its clients using latest technologies and state of the art infrastructure.
AerData is part of the Digital Aviation business unit within Boeing Support and Services. Boeing offers the industry’s largest portfolio of support and services solutions, providing customers a competitive advantage by solving real operational problems, enabling better decisions, maximizing efficiency and improving environmental performance – intelligent information solutions across the entire aviation ecosystem.
Emirates is a global connector of people and places and an enabler for trade and tourism. With a fleet of 259 fuel efficient aircraft, the multi-award winning carrier flies to more than 150 destinations across six continents. Emirates is the industry’s largest operator of Boeing 777s with more than 160 in the fleet. The airline is also the world’s largest operator of the Airbus A380 with 94 currently in its fleet. A total of 219 aircraft, worth US$ 108 billion, are on the order books.
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