Reston, Va., July 16th, 2012 – Etihad Airways, the Abu Dhabi based airline and flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates, has selected the OSyS (Optimized Systems and Solutions) Fuel Management Solution (FMS) to optimize its operational fuel usage, reducing associated costs and emissions.
Etihad Airways Chief Operations Officer, Captain Richard Hill said, “We continue to be focused on improvements in our operational efficiency, the conservation of fuel becoming an increasingly important aspect. The OSyS solution will enable us to more effectively manage our fuel conservation activities by providing the insight into our operational usage of fuel, enabling better decision making across the airline.”
Mark Goodhind, Vice President of Operations Optimization at OSyS, said, “Our selection by one of the world’s leading airlines is an important milestone for OSyS, both in region and in the market in general. We are delighted to be supporting Etihad Airways in delivering operational efficiency improvements.”
The OSyS FMS continues to evolve to meet the needs of airline operators, offering a better vision of fuel cost controls within the context of their individual operations. Along with the OSyS emissions monitoring and reporting service, the company’s expertise serves airlines’ goals of achieving a more sustainable business.
NOTES to Editors:
1. Optimized Systems and Solutions (OSyS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Group plc, with 400 employees serving a customer base that includes Fortune 100 companies in more than 100 countries. For over a decade OSyS has been delivering expert insights around the globe to operators of high value assets, to OEMs and to companies that provide asset services. OSyS unlocks the full decision-making power of complex asset data, enabling customers to balance their cost, risk and performance parameters.
2. OSyS core competencies are built on software and consulting expertise for intelligent data management and integration, and predictive analytics that drive equipment health monitoring and management. xtensive OSyS domain knowledge and proven processes serve compliance and assurance, risk analysis automation and fleet-plantoperations optimization. OSyS is Expert Insight Delivered. For more nformation, please visit the OSyS website at www.o-sys.com.
3. Etihad Airways is the flag carrier of the United Arab Emirates. Established by royal decree in July 2003 and based in Abu Dhabi, Etihad commenced operations in November 2003. The airline operates more than 1,200 flights per week to over 82 destinations in more than 50 countries, with a fleet of 66 Airbus and Boeing aircraft. Etihad Airways was awarded the World’s Leading Airline in 2009 and 2010 by the World Travel Awards. In addition to its core activity of passenger transportation, Etihad also operates Etihad Holidays and Etihad Crystal Cargo. The airline is based at Abu Dhabi International Airport and its head office is in Khalifa City A, Abu Dhabi.
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