Honeywell has launched a newly enhanced and redesigned Flight Efficiency platform to provide insights to aircraft operators to help them make enhanced decisions around their fuel utilisation. Additionally, the platform which was previously known as Honeywell Forge Flight Efficiency will be renamed to Honeywell Flight Efficiency. The new cloud-based offering is easier to scale and faster to develop, enabling innovation with better performance and an improved user experience.
Honeywell Flight Efficiency analyses and simplifies streams of disparate data from a wide variety of sources, allowing aircraft operators to develop, implement and measure initiatives that help them make educated decisions around reducing aircraft operating costs. The rebuilt offering delivers several benefits to customers, including advanced data analysis capabilities, a new user interface, faster performance, and more scalable architecture.
“This platform is aligned with the practical and immediate needs of our customers,” said Karen Miller, general manager, Services and Connectivity, Honeywell Aerospace. “The aviation industry is facing unprecedented increases in fuel and other operational costs. It is imperative for everyone in the ecosystem to work together to reduce operating costs while also creating a more sustainable future for aviation. Honeywell is ready to help our customers meet these sustainability challenges with Honeywell Flight Efficiency.”
Flight Efficiency includes in-air and on-ground solutions for flight operations, fuel managers and maintenance personnel in a single user interface. By providing alerts and identifying savings opportunities, the solution can help airlines maximise profits while improving workflows among pilots, ground maintenance and operations to increase productivity.
More than 3,000 aircraft currently rely on Honeywell Flight Efficiency. Key features of the platform are:
- Emission visibility: Reducing fuel consumption is a good way for an airline to cut emissions while reducing operating costs. Honeywell Flight Efficiency is designed to help our customers make fuel efficiency decisions, assisting them with their efforts to reduce direct fuel costs as well as potentially minimising the additional cost of offsetting carbon emissions.
- Advanced trajectory analytics: Machine learning algorithms can automatically detect flight events and procedures such as automated shortcut detection, holding detection, acceleration altitude reduction and continuous descent operations, among others.
- Deep data analysis: Airlines can use the platform to analyse multiple disparate sources of data simultaneously to measure performance and derive insights. Users can either choose the pre-defined analytics and reports or define their own custom queries.