SalamAir has chosen Communication Software’s OASES engineering and maintenance platform for its growing regional airline.
The deal, which was signed on New Year’s Eve, was Commsoft’s seventh new OASES contract in 2019. It will see the Oman-based airline using several OASES modules, all of which will be implemented on Commsoft’s private cloud.
These include its core, airworthiness, planning, materials, line maintenance control and warranty modules.
The first low-cost carrier based in Oman, SalamAir was established in 2016 and now serves 27 destinations. Its current fleet comprises three Airbus A320-214 (CFM56 engines) and five Airbus A320-251Neo with a further A320Neo aircraft being planned. Implementation will start with the materials module in the next month and CAMO implementation will commence as new aircraft arrive.
The OASES implementation will start immediately with onsite implementation likely to commence in March 2020.
Nick Godwin, Commsoft’s Managing Director, said:
“We are very pleased to be working with SalamAir, one of the fastest growing low-cost carriers in the Gulf region. We look forward to a rapid implementation and a long successful relationship.”
Captain Mohamed Ahmed, CEO of SalamAir, added:
“It is a pleasure for us to be collaborating with OASES one of the most thriving aviation engineering and maintenance systems in the world. The new cooperation will be an additional value to SalamAir operation, and it is in line with airline strategy to equip the company with the most innovative technologies. SalamAir has achieved growth in its operations and has expanded its reach across the region serving customers across cross section of society. SalamAir will continue to focus efforts on how to adapt, innovate and connect the world in better ways. Such agreements will help us achieve our objectives.”
Considered one of the most successful aviation engineering and maintenance systems in the world,OASES (Open Aviation Strategic Engineering System) is now used to support 130 aviation customers in over 55 countries, operating on six continents. These include national carriers, third party maintainers, regional carriers, leasing companies, cargo specialists, charter operators and specialist rotable stockists.
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