in Technology

Honeywell expands connected aircraft solutions to the most ‘overlooked part of aerospace’

Posted 3 April 2018 · Add Comment

Honeywell is expanding its GoDirect connected services to one of the last unconnected aerospace frontiers, the ground.

 

A new agreement with global telematics company Pinnacle will enable the two companies to connect an airport’s ramp service into one single, managed solution that provides airlines and ground handlers with real-time insights into vehicle activity anywhere at the airport. The result is better on-time performance, lower maintenance costs and greater fuel efficiency.

A connected ramp solution from Honeywell and Pinnacle creates a new way for airlines and airports to increase safety and efficiency. Telematics hardware on ground vehicles transmits data, which feeds into advanced software that give airlines and ground handlers actionable data at their fingertips. This combination of connectivity and telematics provides real-time insights into vehicle use and maintenance requirements, as well as exact locations of all ramp operations. Airlines and ground handlers can utilize predictive maintenance for ground support equipment and also see reduced fuel costs for planes due to quicker turnaround times on the ground.

 “The ability to provide ramp operators with connected services combined with telematics creates a new connected ramp reality that addresses one of the last untapped areas in the aerospace industry,” said Kristin Slyker, vice president, Connected Aircraft, Honeywell Aerospace. “We’re ready to implement this new approach today for any customer ready to improve safety and operational efficiency on the ramp — from the moment an aircraft lands until that same aircraft is airborne again.”

 

 

 

* required field

Post a comment

Other Stories
Advertisement
Latest News

Ethiopian Airlines wins SKYTRAX World Airline Award for the Best Airline in Africa

Ethiopian Airlines has won SKYTRAX World Airline Award for the Best Airline in Africa for second successive year.

Routes Africa 2018 Marketing Awards winners announced

The winners of the Routes Africa 2018 Marketing Awards have been revealed, with Cape Town Air Access the overall winner through to the final at World Routes in Guangzhou.

FIA2018: Rockwell Collins recognised by Airbus as a top performer for avionics support

Rockwell Collins has been honoured with a Customer Services Award for its avionics service by Airbus and its customer airlines at a special ceremony at the Farnborough Air Show held yesterday.

FIA2018: Africair signs PA for first Bell 407GXi in Africa

Bell Helicopter, a Textron company, has announced that Africair has signed a purchase agreement for the first Bell 407GXi in Africa.

Air Partner lion relocation flight is a roaring success

Air Partner, a aviation services group, was recently called upon to assist in the successful relocation of a lion on behalf of the Born Free Foundation.

Ethiopian Airlines selected as Dowty Propellers’ authorised repair facility for Bombardier Q400s

Dowty Propellers has announced an agreement establishing Ethiopian Airlines as an authorised repair and overhaul facility in Africa for propellers on Bombardier Q400 regional airliners.

TAA SK0902311218
See us at
GroundHandling BT2205130918AirCargoAFA_BT220318210219AviationAfrica_BT0607280219AAD2018 BT