At MRO Europe 2017, Lufthansa Technik AG and Wizz Air have announced that the largest low-cost carrier of Central and Eastern Europe partners with Lufthansa Technik’s MRO platform AVIATAR for its future digital fleet solutions.
With its open and modular architecture AVIATAR allows not only the safe storage of Wizz Air’s operational data, but the data can be used for predictive maintenance solutions, condition monitoring and fault analytics.
Christian Ambiehl, Wizz Air’s Head of Maintenance, said: “As one of the most innovative low cost Airlines in Europe, WIZZ also has a track record of economic success. Working with AVIATAR we are going to bring additional value and benefits to our fleet operations by interconnecting our various data sources on a single screen. As a long-term Lufthansa Technik customer, we appreciate their focus on the technical and operational side of the airline business.”
Christian Langer, Head of Digital Fleet Solutions at Lufthansa Technik, said: “Wizz Air has demonstrated how a start-up airline can become a strong player in Europe’s airline market. The digital journey of Wizz Air has just begun and we look forward to co-create new apps and digital solutions for a physical business with one of Central and Eastern Europe’s leading low-cost carrier. This start-up spirit combined with the skills and technical operations vision of Wizz Air will help AVIATAR to become an even stronger partner for operators in their digital transformation strategies. ”
AVIATAR allows operators and other players in the MRO market to collaborate on an open and neutral platform. The platform applies analytical models to provide new insights, recommendations and notifications, enabling clients to make faster and better decisions. AVIATAR rewards its users through the optimization of operating hours, reduced consequential costs and safer as well as more reliable fleet operations, serving airline passengers around the world.
AVIATAR is an OEM-spanning platform, independent of Lufthansa Technik and any MRO service contracts. It serves as a central and connecting hub for apps that offer digital products and services for the aviation industry. Specified to the individual needs, clients can select from those apps and chose the ones they prefer.
At MRO Europe 2017 Lufthansa Technik will present AVIATAR and different applications at its booth (#323). Experts from Lufthansa Technik’s new Digital Fleet Solutions division will be available for detailed information. Further information can also be found at www.lufthansa-technik.com/aviatar