GE Aerospace Announces Pioneering Flight Operations Software Partnership with Air India

Air India group to use GE Aerospace’s software solutions to optimise flight operations. FlightPulse® with animation will be used by over 5000 flight crew

Civil Aviation

New Delhi: GE Aerospace March 11 announced a landmark flight operations software contract with Air India, India’s leading global airline. This strategic collaboration marks a significant milestone as Air India becomes the first enterprise in India to adopt GE’s FlightPulse® pilot app together with Safety and Fuel Insight for its entire group.

With Safety Insight, Air India will have access to advanced analytics and real-time data monitoring to enhance safety measures and ensure optimal performance across its fleet. Fuel Insight will provide the enterprise with comprehensive fuel efficiency solutions, enabling the group to optimise journeys for more efficient fuel management. The FlightPulse® pilot app and its embedded Animation Module will drive engagement with more than 5000 of Air India’s flight crew by providing them with insights from personalised flight data, helping make informed operational decisions and taking an active role in driving Air India’s flight safety, training, and sustainability initiatives.

“Air India group airlines are thrilled to collaborate with GE Aerospace and integrate their innovative solutions into our operations”, said Klaus Goersch, Executive Vice President & Chief Operations Officer, Air India. “The future looks bright as we work hand in hand to shape the future of Air India and set new standards for excellence and efficiency.”

“We are elated to embark on this journey with Air India, a true trailblazer in the aviation industry,” said Andrew Coleman, General Manager, GE Aerospace, Software. “This partnership signifies a shared commitment to innovation, safety, and operational excellence.”

As a digitally-led global airline under the Tata Group and Singapore Airlines, Air India is poised to drive substantial changes in its operational landscape. GE Aerospace’s software solutions will further enable the enterprise to cement best practices in flight safety and transform its fuel efficiency program across all flight operations.

Air India is navigating through a major five-year transformation roadmap under the aegis of Vihaan.AI, with an ambition to become a world class airline with an Indian heart. The first phase of this transformation, the taxi phase was recently concluded, and focused on fixing the basics. These included bringing back to service many long grounded aircraft, addition of talent across flying and ground functions, rapid upgradation of technology and strengthening of customer care initiatives amongst others. A member of Star Alliance, the largest global airline consortium of leading international airlines, Air India offers seamless connectivity and facilities to passengers all over the world.

 

GE Aerospace is a world-leading provider of jet engines, components and systems for commercial and military aircraft with a global service network to support these offerings. GE Aerospace and its joint ventures have an installed base of more than 44,000 commercial and 26,000 military aircraft engines, and the business is playing a vital role in shaping the future of flight.