Subscribe Free
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

Emirates to operate A380 to Glasgow

Emirates will introduce a daily A380 service for a temporary period between Glasgow and Dubai from 16 April 2019. It will be the first time the popular double decker aircraft will operate on a scheduled basis to Scotland.

Qatar Airways GCEO hosts roundtable with global media to discuss airline’s expansion plans

Qatar Airways Group chief executive, Akbar Al Baker, hosted a media roundtable with global media to discuss the airline’s rapid expansion plans during Qatar’s annual Doha Forum conference in Doha on 16 December 2018.

RJ launches a 60-second self check-in service at Queen Alia Airport

Royal Jordanian passengers can now self check-in at Queen Alia International Airport using the Common Use Self Service (CUSS) kiosks, available in the departures terminal.

Flydubai launches new routes to Europe

Flydubai has announced the start of flights to Budapest in Hungary and Naples in Italy.

New 787-9 joins Oman Air fleet

Oman Air has taken delivery of its new Boeing 787-9 Dreamliner that it has on order for 2018. This comes at a time when the airline is continuing its trajectory of rapid growth and expansion.

Gulf Air launches stopover travel packages for Bahrain

Gulf Air has announced the launch of new stopover travel packages designed to promote Bahrain as a tourist destination to its customer base.

TAA SK0902311218
See us at
AIME19BTA3005120219ACCA19_BT2141218280219Aviation Africa BT0607280219MECAS_BT171218130219SaudiAirshowBT0711140319