Amsterdam, The Netherlands; 29 September 2016 – AerData, a Boeing Company, the provider of lease management, records management and engine fleet planning software, has signed an agreement to provide Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, and its equity partner airlines, with AerData’s STREAM software.
STREAM (Secure Technical Records for Electronic Asset Management) is the industry’s foremost web-based solution used by some of the world’s largest airlines, lessors and MROs to manage aircraft and engine records.
The agreement paves the way for Etihad Airways and its airline partners to operate exclusively with digital aircraft records, enabling each airline and the group as a whole to enhance daily operations and facilitate more efficient aircraft transfers. The airlines included under the contract are Etihad Airways, airberlin, Niki, Belair, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, Jet Airways, and Swiss-based Darwin Airline, trading as Etihad Regional.
Jeff Wilkinson, Chief Executive of Etihad Airways Engineering, said, “The selection of AerData’s STREAM solution is part of our group-wide maintenance strategy for the 718 aircraft in the combined fleet. STREAM allows us and all our airline partners to operate a standard records platform, integrated with our MRO system AMOS, bringing group wide operating efficiencies and cost savings.”
Commenting on the announcement, Vincent van der Gulik, Director, Products and Services, AerData, said, “This announcement follows close co-operation between AerData, Etihad Airways and its partners to shape the future of records management, and deliver problem-free, efficient aircraft transfers. STREAM is the perfect platform to deliver group wide benefits to this unique airline partnership.”
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 was acquired by The Boeing Company and became part of Boeing Support and Services in May 2014. These include parts, training, engineering, maintenance and software solutions that increase the efficiency and profitability of airlines and leasing companies.
About Etihad Aviation Group
Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) is a diversified global aviation and travel group comprising four business divisions – Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, Etihad Engineering, Hala Group and Airline Equity Partners. The group has minority investments in seven airlines: airberlin, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Alitalia, Jet Airways, Virgin Australia, and Swiss-based Darwin Airline, trading as Etihad Regional.
From its Abu Dhabi base, Etihad Airways flies to, or has announced plans to serve, 117 passenger and cargo destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia and the Americas. The airline has a fleet of 122 Airbus and Boeing aircraft, with 204 aircraft on firm order, including 71 Boeing 787s, 25 Boeing 777Xs, 62 Airbus A350s and 10 Airbus A380s. For more information, please visit: www.etihad.com
For further information
Sharon Heaton, Marketing Executive, AerData
Phone: +44 1293 226 845
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