Belgian Start-up Selects Hosted Maintenance & Engineering Technology Platform
MONT-SAINT-GUILBERT, BELGIUM, 19th February 2018 – Air Belgium has selected Rusada’s Envision™ technology to manage their maintenance and engineering information system.
The new international airline, which is preparing to commence direct flights from Brussels South Airport to Hong Kong International Airport and to major and medium-sized cities in Mainland China in the coming months, has selected Envision to support its Continuing Airworthiness Management Organisation (CAMO) and quality & safety obligations for its current fleet of Airbus A340s.
Raymond Deswartes, Technical Director of Air Belgium said: “Despite being a start-up airline we have established a set of clear values by which we’ll operate; modernity, transparency, efficiency, quality and fairness are all behaviours we will strive to deliver”.
Raymond continued: “Rusada very clearly demonstrated that they understand our airline and there was clear synergy between our core values and Rusada’s culture. In addition, Rusada is a proven supplier already working with several aviation companies in Belgium such as ASL Airlines Belgium, Noordzee Helikopters Vlaanderen (NHV) and Sabena Aerospace.”
A key motive behind the decision to select Rusada’s solutions and services package was the flexibility that the technology company can offer Air Belgium.
Julian Stourton, Rusada’s CEO said: “Air Belgium has opted for a hosted solution which means the database is hosted by us and information is accessed online. The benefit of this to Air Belgium is that they do not have to maintain the system infrastructure or invest in expensive IT equipment up front, which is an important consideration for a start-up airline”.
Julian concluded: “We recognize that to be successful our customers must be successful and so we listened to what Air Belgium required and made sure we could offer a technology solution that fit their needs”.
About Air Belgium
Air Belgium is a Belgian start-up airline for long-haul flights and will offer direct flights between Belgium and Asia from the first half of 2018. Air Belgium will have an available starting capital of 20 million euros, spread over Belgian and European majority shareholders and Asian minority shareholders. The company is headquartered in Mont-Saint-Guibert in Belgium.
Rusada is a global aviation software solutions company established in 1987 and headquartered in Switzerland. With operations in the Middle East, Asia, Europe and the Americas, Rusada supports 100+ major customers worldwide with software that manages more than 1,500 aircraft in 30 countries.
The company’s Envision software provides key management information and operational process control for operators, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), maintenance and repair organizations (MROs) and service organizations.
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