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View our on-demand webinar and EFB Viewer app demo

Aerodocs webinar, view on-demand

View this must-see webinar and demo of the incredible, new Aerodocs iPad Viewer app. Designed for great pilot user experience, see how iPad EFBs can deliver unsurpassed document viewing, bookmarking, grouping, annotating and searching experiences. 

The intelligent information lifecycle

We outline the four stages of the intelligent information lifecycle: 1. Plan. 2. Create. 3. Use. 4. Improve. We will demonstrate how the Aerodocs iPad Viewer app makes the ‘Use’ stage of the information cycle intuitive and effective for pilots and other frontline airline staff. Everyone can access a single source of truth, and contribute to continuous improvement. Aerodocs Web Viewer supplements the iPad Viewer app, with a secure, seamless experience across devices. Aerodocs is the enterprise-grade future of intelligent information in aviation, with integrated editing, distribution and viewing functionality in a single platform.

Enjoy the webinar and then we can follow-up with you on an individual basis.

Just click here to view the on-demand webinar

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EFB Users Forum, Madrid, Nov 2019 – Full report

At the EFB Users Forum, airline pilots welcome the Electronic Flight Bag benefits delivered by Viasat Aerodocs

Since the launch of Apple’s iPad in 2010, pilots around the world have been shifting from carrying heavy bags of paper manuals and charts to using tablet-based Electronic Flight Bags (EFB). EFBs deliver multiple benefits to pilots, including ease of handling, faster search and a growing selection of pilot-specific apps to solve problems from real-time weather forecasting to route optimization. Viasat is at the forefront of EFB development, leading with the Aerodocs document viewer app.

A regular gathering highlighting the latest EFB products and trends was held in Madrid in November 2019. At the EFB Users Forum, the Viasat Flight Ops team was there to demo Aerodocs, the future of intelligent information in aviation, and to learn more about how we can best optimize data to benefit flight crews and airline operations. The event is attended by airline pilots, flight ops and EFB managers.

Key topics at the Madrid event included the transition to digital, the evolution of digital PDF to XML (eXtensible Markup Language – the next generation of smart, structured documents), and the environmental benefits of EFB in eliminating paper, reducing aircraft weight, and the use of real-time data insights to reduce fuel burn and cut CO2 emissions.

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Kevin Adamson, Viasat Commercial Aviation, at the EFB Users Forum, Madrid, 2019.

Digital transformation as enabled by EFB

The Electronic Flight Bag replaces up to 40kg (88 lbs) of paper manuals with a personal electronic device, such as an Apple iPad. Many airlines have yet to go paperless, or are still at the early stage of transition to digital. Among the key benefits of switching from paper to digital EFB, as reported by airlines at the event, are:

  • Weight savings
  • Elimination of paper logistics
  • Improvements in performance by cutting engine wear and fuel consumption
  • Increased safety, with fewer errors or missing documents
  • Real-time weather updates and flight optimization

The EFB Users Forum made clear that it’s only a matter of time before every air operation embraces the EFB, with the multiple benefits that it can deliver.

A new app from Viasat

Viasat unveiled its new native iOS Viewer app for pilot iPad EFBs at the event. Senior pilots from many major airlines took the app for a test flight and were able to intuitively find, arrange and search manuals.

The feedback we received focused on three key benefits that the app delivers:

  • Faster, more responsive search on the flight deck
  • Bookmarks and annotations persist – stored on the server, not the device
  • Pilots can arrange documents in custom groups so that fast access to the right information at the right time becomes second nature.
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A look at the Visasat Aerodocs Electronic Flight Bag as seen on an iPad.

Evolving from ‘dumb’ PDF to smart XML digital documents

PDFs served pilots well as the first step in the digitization of airline and OEM (aircraft manufacturer) manuals.

But the limitations of PDFs become apparent when the enhanced functionalities of XML documents are considered:

  • Vastly improved search, through use of metadata
  • Persistent annotations and bookmarks
  • Cross-linking between documents
  • Multiple documents open at the same time
  • Gather documents into workspaces for faster access and search

Connected flight deck data and CO2 reduction

With commercial aviation facing imminent, mandatory emissions-reduction targets, fuel savings are key. Reducing fuel burn not only helps to ensure a healthy bottom line, but it also reduces CO2 emissions. By connecting the EFB to the aircraft via an AID – Aircraft Interface Device – and then enabling connectivity with an IFC network (such as Viasat’s), the connected aircraft becomes a reality.

Benefits of connected EFB:

  • Flight Ops updates
  • Documentation updates
  • Weather updates
  • 4D route optimization. This benefit can have a measurable impact on fuel burn and CO2 emissions.

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    Presenting on the benefits of Electronic Flight Bag at EFB Users Forum, Madrid, 2019. (L to R) Peter Grau, ARINC; Captain Will Ware, Southwest Airlines; Henri Lonn, EFB Manager, Finnair.

Presentations by Qantas, Southwest, Finnair

Dave Summergreene, B787 First Officer at Qantas, gave an engaging presentation on the airline’s dashboarding of data – FlightPulse by GE. This gives pilots access to useful data so that they can optimize flights and reduce fuel burn. Pilots want to see data, so this app surfaces data, but in a way that enables actionable insights.

According to GE:

  • $11 billion is overspent on fuel each year, equating to 5% of total industry cost.
  • Airlines need to engage pilots so as to retain them, with 554,000 new pilots needed by 2037.
  • There are 45 FDM (flight data monitoring) events for every 1,000 flights, e.g. hard landing.

Data security and trust are very important, so Qantas made it clear to pilots that their data would never be used against them. Pilots can now see their individual performance and also how that compares to the collective performance. 35% of Qantas pilots are now using the app; 5.71 million kg of emissions has been avoided. Pilots are now analyzing data and closing the loop. As Summergreene put it: “What good is data on servers if you can’t give it to the people who’d make use of it?”

Qantas wants to set pilots up for success. FlightPulse was designed by pilots, for pilots, and its use of data falls under “Just Culture” (defined as a culture in which front-line operators and others are not punished for actions, omissions or decisions taken by them that are commensurate with their experience and training).

Southwest did a joint presentation with Lextech on a Flight Attendant EFB backup. In the US, each flight attendant is required to carry their own set of manuals. The airline uses the iPad Mini and had a problem whenever a flight attendant forgot to bring their company-issued device to work (they would have to print out 750 pages to carry onboard).

The new system allows the attendant to download the required manuals onto their personal device, with one-time use and built-in expiry, ensuring that outdated content cannot be referenced at a later date. Delta commented that their EFB devices carry a mini set of documents for all aircraft types so they can be loaned.

Henri Lonn, EFB Manager at Finnair, presented on the business case for EFB:

  • Weight savings
  • Paper logistics eliminated
  • Performance: engine wear/fuel
  • Safety: fewer errors, missing documents
  • Real-time weather updates, flight optimization

Lonn also disclosed a useful rule of thumb for weight savings: Fuel burn saving is 3% of saved weight per flight hour.

The Viasat advantage in EFB and Connected Flight Deck

Viasat Aerodocs not only manages the controlled distribution and viewing of PDFs to pilot EFB devices, but it also delivers advanced XML editing functionality to flight operations. XML document creation and editing used to be a complex process with a steep learning curve for manual owners. Viasat’s focus on the user experience, and our design thinking philosophy, means that the Aerodocs XML editor is intuitive, easy-to-use and less prone to operator errors.

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In conjunction with the Viasat Connected Flight Deck, pilots can now receive manual updates in real-time, and send feedback to manual owners in-flight, with the confidence delivered by Viasat’s network security. Our partnerships with aircraft interface device manufacturers enable multiple benefits for airlines, including real-time weather updates and live aircraft data streaming to the ground. Our holistic approach ensures that airlines can achieve maximum benefits in pilot experience, and also flight optimization with fuel savings and reductions in CO2 emissions, with our range of apps which are optimized for our satellite network.

Learn more about Viasat Aerodocs

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Meet Viasat at MRO and Flight Ops IT Conference, LHR, 2018

Let’s meet in London

Join us for some plane spotting during coffee breaks, at the MRO and Flight Ops IT Conference, beside Heathrow Airport, on 27 – 28 November, 2018.

We’d love the opportunity to meet you in London, so just click here and let us know when you’d like to connect up…

Who: Meet the Viasat Flight Ops team.

What: AeroDocs, aviation’s document management system and our modular EFB system.

Why: The Viasat Flight Path to the Connected Aircraft enables airlines to deploy our flight ops systems quickly, then add wireless IFE and in-flight internet later, using the same cabin network.

Where: Park Inn by Radisson Hotel and Conference Centre, London Heathrow Airport, UK.

When: 27 – 28 November 2018. Just click here to book your slot with our team.

Take Control with AeroDocs

AeroDocs is so easy to use, it lets any airline take control of the XML editing of operational manuals, with multiple benefits, including:

  • Compliance module – link to regulations for fast reference and get update notifications.
  • Content re-use – save time and stress by confidently re-using existing content.
  • Process control – custom workflows to suit your operations.
  • Document lifecycle – full visibility and control of your documents.
  • Collaboration – many hands make light work and we make collaboration easy.
  • Auditing – generate custom reports for auditors, save time and stress.
  • Continuous updating – update your manuals in minutes for a more responsive operation.
  • High quality, reliable and secure – used by leading airlines.

We would appreciate the opportunity to present AeroDocs to you and your team, to tell you more about the measurable benefits that are delivered by taking control. We can also show how AeroDocs can help ensure IOSA compliance. We can supply the system directly, or participate in your next RFP.

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View our on-demand airline compliance webinar

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On-demand webinar on airline compliance – register here to view

The Viasat AeroDocs document experts will be joined by Captain Peter Delany, to talk about the airline compliance landscape in 2018, for our popular Aircraft IT webinar. We will also present new AeroDocs features and the product roadmap, and demonstrate how Viasat AeroDocs makes airline compliance easier to achieve and maintain.

Who: This webinar is ideal for flight operations, compliance, technical publications, document specialists, chief pilots, technical pilots.

What: A review of the aviation compliance landscape in 2018. New AeroDocs features. Product demo. Q&A.

Why: Captain Peter Delany and the Viasat AeroDocs team discuss compliance in 2018; the priorities, the realities and the obstacles. This webinar will outline how compliance and regulation inform the AeroDocs Compliance and Document Management System roadmap. The webinar will also include a demo of the system.

Where: The webinar is hosted by Aircraft IT. Register to attend and you will be able to access the recording at a later time.

When: 22nd February, 2018. Session 1 – 07:00 UTC/GMT; Session 2 – 15:00 UTC/GMT, duration 1 hour.

Webinar is available to view on-demand, just register to access.

Learn more about AeroDocs.

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Meet Viasat at Flight Ops IT BKK 2018

Meet Viasat at Flight Ops IT BKK 2018

Our crack Flight Ops team will be at the Airline & Aerospace MRO & Flight Operations IT Conference – APAC 2018, 24 – 25 October 2018, so let’s meet! Just click here and let us know when works best for you…

SpiceJet presentation at Flight Ops IT BKK 2018

Our valued partner, and AeroDocs user, SpiceJet, will present on the topic ‘Digital Transformation: Implementing a Digitization Strategy to Support Growth‘, so be sure to catch this engaging and informative talk, kicking off day two, Thursday 25 October.

In this presentation SpiceJet will outline how its digital transformation initiative, underpinned by a comprehensive document digitization strategy, has supported the airline’s ambitious growth strategy. SpiceJet has increased its fleet size by 70% in the past 2 years. The presentation will outline how SpiceJet streamlined its document distribution process from the ground to the cockpit supporting the airline as it meets its regulatory and audit commitments but also building an infrastructure to support its current and future growth aspirations.

Who – Airlines, aircraft operators, OEMs, regulators, EFB managers, techpubs, flight operations, compliance managers

What – Your opportunity for a live demo of Viasat AeroDocs, and the benefits it delivers. We’ll also be signing up air operators for full trials of this enterprise-grade system

Why – Viasat AeroDocs is aviation’s safety and compliance document management system

Where – Booth E8 in the exhibition zone. Amari Watergate Hotel, Bangkok

When – October 24 – 25, 2018


Learn more

ViaSat-Document-Management-product-pic-090317-5With so many airlines looking for case studies, specs and more info on Viasat AeroDocs, and how it solves so many manual editing, distribution and EFB viewing problems, we put everything together in one place on LinkedIn. Check it out – http://bit.ly/2H2Y2IA – then get in touch for a demo and FREE trial.

Explore Viasat EFB – https://www.arconics.com/efb-eff-aerodocs/

Explore AeroDocs document management system for EFB – https://www.arconics.com/safety-compliance-document-management-aerodocs/

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EFB Users Forum – Meet Viasat in Miami, May 2018

The EFB Users Forum is one of our favorite events, a superb opportunity to get into the technical details of EFBs, hear about pilot experiences and work towards a unified approach to making pilots’ lives better.

This EFB Users Forum is being jointly held, in coordination with the IATA EFB Task Force. The joint meeting will be co-chaired by Philipp Haller, Austrian Airlines, and Will Ware, Southwest Airlines. This event is a coordinating activity among airlines, cargo carriers, and other aircraft operators intended to facilitate EFB development. Aircraft manufacturers, regulators, EFB suppliers, and others are encouraged to participate in the forum to advance EFB capabilities. Viasat will be exhibiting at the event (booth 35), so let’s arrange to meet up!

Who – Airlines, aircraft operators, OEMs, regulators, EFB suppliers

What – Joint AEEC EFB Users Forum in coordination with the IATA EFB Task Force

Why – Explore Viasat’s modular EFB system, and integration with AeroDocs, aviation’s safety and compliance document management system

Where -Miami Marriott Dadeland Hotel
9090 South Dadeland Blvd.
Miami, Florida 33156

When – May 15 – 16, 2018


Learn more

Event info – https://www.aviation-ia.com/conferences/electronic-flight-bag-efb-users-forum

Explore Viasat EFB – https://www.arconics.com/efb-eff-aerodocs/

Explore AeroDocs document management system for EFB – https://www.arconics.com/safety-compliance-document-management-aerodocs/


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American Airlines Boeing 757-200 landing at MIA; in the background International Concourse – by BriYYZ from Toronto, Canada – American Airlines Boeing 757-200 N185AN, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=36856906

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Meet ViaSat at LHR this November – MRO and Flight Ops Conference

The team from ViaSat will be planespotting during coffee breaks, as the MRO and Flight Ops IT Conference is once again to be held beside Heathrow Airport, on 28 – 29 November, 2017.

Meet ViaSat at MRO and Flight Ops IT Conference, LHR, 2017

We’d love the opportunity to meet you in BKK, so just click here and let us know when you’d like to connect up…

Who: Meet the ViaSat team.

What: AeroDocs, aviation’s document management system and our modular EFB system.

Why: The ViaSat Flight Path to the Connected Aircraft enables airlines to deploy our flight ops systems quickly, then add wireless IFE and in-flight internet later, using the same cabin network.

Where: Park Inn by Radisson Hotel and Conference Centre, London Heathrow Airport, UK.

When: 28 – 29 November 2017.

ViaSat-Document-Management-product-pic-090317.pngTake Control with AeroDocs

AeroDocs is so easy to use, it lets any airline take control of the XML editing of operational manuals, with multiple benefits, including:

  • Compliance module – link to regulations for fast reference and get update notifications.
  • Content re-use – save time and stress by confidently re-using existing content.
  • Process control – custom workflows to suit your operations.
  • Document lifecycle – full visibility and control of your documents.
  • Collaboration – many hands make light work and we make collaboration easy.
  • Auditing – generate custom reports for auditors, save time and stress.
  • Continuous updating – update your manuals in minutes for a more responsive operation.
  • High quality, reliable and secure – used by leading airlines.

We would appreciate the opportunity to present AeroDocs to you and your team, to tell you more about the measurable benefits that are delivered by taking control. We can also show how AeroDocs can help ensure 100% IOSA compliance. We would love to be involved in your next document management project or RFP.


Learn more

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See ViaSat EFB at MRO and Flight Ops IT Conference, Amsterdam, 7 – 8 June

The Airline and Aerospace MRO and Operations IT Conference is the world’s only event to address the key issues relating to the development of IT and its importance for flight ops. This June, you can experience ViaSat AeroDocs airline document management system demos, and enjoy a product showcase of ViaSat EFB.

AeroDocs-airline-document-control-software-Arconics-2.gifThis Aircraft Commkerce event provides a single source for airlines, aircraft operators and independent MROs, to discover – in just 2 days, over June 7 – 8, 2017 – more about how new technology can streamline and increase their operating efficiency as well as reduce costs dramatically. According to the organisers, the conference provides 3 great opportunities:

  • Software Demos: A large exhibition area allows airlines, aircraft operators and MROs the opportunity to try out and demo the major software and hardware systems from the world’s leading vendors. The solutions you will be able to demo include: MRO/M&E: Fully integrated MRO / M&E systems, ERP Integrated Software, Paperless Systems, Supply Chain Management Solutions, Digital Documentation Management Solutions, Paperless Manuals, Documentation Scanning Solutions, Mobile/Tablet solutions for the Hangar, etc;  Flight Operations: Digital and Paperless  Solutions for the Flight Deck, EFB, ETL, Flight Planning Systems, Fuel Management / Efficiency, Aircraft Connectivity, Crew & Scheduling Solutions, Load Management and more. 60+ IT and hardware vendors are exhibiting their solutions including ViaSat. We will offer demos of our EFB and our aviation specific document management system, AeroDocs.
  • Agenda of Presentations: A 2-day agenda of presentations, given by industry experts and the IT users themselves, will discuss the latest key issues and trends in this rapidly developing sector of the industry. Case studies and interactive workshops are included to ensure that delegates receive key, varied and fresh information. Look out also for the new ‘Vendor Showcase’ section, at which we will present ViaSat EFB and the Flight Path to the Connected Aircraft!
  • Network with your peers: 300+ key executives from airlines, operators, MROs, OEMs, IT Vendors, Regulators and Consultants from across the EMEA zone will be in attendance, allowing for exceptional networking and the exchange of ideas. We value this event for the opportunity to network with aviation professionals and to learn more about what’s driving IT development.

The ViaSat team would be delighted to meet you at this event. Just click here and tell us which day and time suit you best, or simply visit us at our stand. We look forward to seeing you in Amsterdam.


Learn more

Conference agenda and registration info: http://www.aircraft-commerce.com/conferences/EMEA2017/default.asp

In-flight internet from ViaSat: https://www.viasat.com/services/commercial-aviation

ViaSat wireless IFE software: https://www.arconics.com/wireless-ife-cloudstore/

AeroDocs, the Safety and Compliance Document Management System for Aviation: https://www.arconics.com/safety-compliance-document-management-aerodocs/

Our modular electronic flight bag software: https://www.arconics.com/efb-eff-aerodocs/

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Free webinar – safety and compliance document management for airlines

The delivery of a safe, quality service to customers is critically important in the high-tech aviation sector, where passengers have never had so much choice. A focus on quality and a safe, efficient passenger experience is what sets the most successful airlines apart. Efficient management of documentation plays a key role in successful delivery and has the added bonus of making regulatory compliance so much easier to achieve and safety audits easier to manage.

Safety and Compliance Document Management – Sign Up for our FREE Webinar

On February 23, 2017, we’ll be holding a live webinar on The Secret to Safety and Compliance, with our friends at Aircraft IT. We’ll give a brief overview of the extensive AeroDocs feature set, demonstrate why our software is the best safety and compliance solution in aviation, and answer your questions. If you’d like to attend the webinar, just click on the blue button and book your place with Aircraft IT.

The importance of documentation

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An airline’s documentation system must be a record of activities that are relevant to its quality management system and clearly linked to quality objectives. The documents must be in a usable format, controlled and continually reviewed, revised and improved. This is a complex task, particularly for an airline with a wide variety of complex documents and an organisational structure that may span the globe.

When the auditors call to check your documentation, they will look at a range of requirements:

  • Does your document system respond to the standard?
  • Is there consistency in naming conventions, look and feel, numbering and formatting?
  • Do the procedures describe what’s happening?
  • Is the documentation controlled?
  • Are all employees informed?
  • Are the procedures followed? By everyone? All the time?
  • Is there objective evidence that the procedures are being followed?

AeroDocs Airline Document Management System is designed to actively assist with all key audit requirements so that conformance with safety and other audits becomes a useful and productive element of management, no longer a time-consuming chore. Critically, AeroDocs is designed to be so easy to use, with an intuitively-designed front end hiding the complexity of a powerful XML editor at the back end.

IATA – Safety is Number One Priority

IATA, the International Air Transport Association, has identified safety as its number one priority and is committed to making flying even safer. IATA, which airlines join voluntarily, supports airline activity and helps formulate industry policy and standards along with the other regulatory bodies, from the UN’s ICAO, through the US FAA, the EU’s EASA and national CAAs. Safely connecting people and businesses continues to be IATA’s top priority. IATA works with airlines and industry partners in raising standards and implementing best practices. And the figures speak for themselves. Airlines who take part in IATA’s IOSA safety audit programme have, on average, 2.5 times less accidents than non-members.

Sign up for our FREE webinar with Aircraft IT, 23 Feb 2017. Just click here:


Find out more about IATA’s mission to make aviation safer at: www.iata.org

AeroDocs Document Management System assists airlines with digital document controlsafety management and it makes regulatory compliance so much easier to achieve. Learn more about AeroDocs DMS here: https://www.arconics.com/aerodocs-airline-document-management/


Image credits

AeroDocs screens – Arconics Studio

Keywords

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Qatar Airways Goes Live with AeroDocs Documentation Management by Arconics

Airline introduces fully-integrated web-based hosting of policies and manuals for real-time access and authoring

Qatar Airways and subsidiary companies all using live web documentation management

PRESS RELEASE – FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

21 November 2016

DUBLIN, Ireland

The Qatar Airways Group has gone ‘live’ with a state-of-the-art documentation management system to enable the airline and its subsidiaries to host and share corporate manuals and policies with staff in real-time.

Qatar Airways has implemented AeroDocs software from Arconics, a ViaSat company, to provide a single centralised repository to revise and track all operational and non-operational company manuals and documentation for operational readiness. The ability to create, author, edit and mark all changes in a visible manner over the web enables team members to easily keep abreast of, and be alerted to, relevant procedural modifications as and when they happen.

A350-Qatar-Airways-Arconics-AeroDocs-6.jpgFrom a safety and security standpoint, the carrier has been pro-active in following an IOSA recommendation to have documentation managed under “a centralised corporate scheme of document hierarchy”. The system provides the tools necessary to establish a routine regulatory compliance programme.

Qatar Airways administrators now have real-time visibility of a highly efficient distribution process, which ensures that various outputs such as web browsers, laptops and electronic flight bags, are simultaneously synchronised and all staff have access to the current version of documents. Arconics has integrated AeroDocs into existing Qatar Airways Group systems to minimise the operational overhead, and ensure accuracy of information and consistency across all systems.

Qatar Airways Senior Vice President, Group Safety and Security, Mr. Ashish Jain remarked: “With Qatar Airways’ exponential growth, we invest in technology that will integrate our teams and create efficient platforms that cut across time zones and barriers. With this live corporate documentation management system, the web-based functionality created especially for Qatar Airways, allows us to maintain consistency, regulatory compliance and quality control in a manner that is in line with our business growth plans.”

Furthermore, the system allows authors to collaborate more easily with best-in-class web-based editing functionality and document owners and regulators can manage and approve new revisions seamlessly. With the AeroDocs system, corporate policies and manuals can be viewed from mobile devices and configured for defined user groups too.

qatar-airways-2.jpgThe accessibility of the web-based hosting system allows Qatar Airways to equip its staff with regular updates and ease of access to review essential corporate manuals and provides the tools to establish a routine regulatory compliance programme. Qatar Airways employees will be further trained on the system via an innovative digital learning module blended with brief instructor led workshops.

Arconics Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Niall O’Sullivan remarked: “Success in safety and compliance depends on shared knowledge that is communicated via an airline’s documentation. By enabling subject matter experts to collaborate more effectively and providing real-time tracking and management of the publication and distribution process, we strengthen safety and compliance across the enterprise.

“One of the most satisfying elements of this successful deployment of AeroDocs has been the high level of collaboration between the Qatar Airways project team and the project managers and developers at Arconics. By working closely together, we have built a system that will keep Qatar Airways at the leading edge of safety and compliance for many years to come.”

AeroDocs, the safety and compliance document management system for aviation is now available for deployment to airlines worldwide. AeroDocs will be demonstrated at the 10th Annual Flight Ops Conference, LHR, 29-30 November 2016.

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For further information, please contact:

Gary Byrnes, Arconics, a ViaSat company

T: +353 1 611 4625

E: gary.j.byrnes@arconics.com

W: www.arconics.com

Notes to Editors

About Arconics

Arconics, a ViaSat company, is a provider of enterprise software and mobile applications for aircraft operators. The Company’s mission is to help operators reduce costs, improve efficiency and ensure compliance with regulatory obligations. The Company’s products include the market-leading AeroDocs platform for document management. AeroEFB electronic flight bag (EFB), CloudStore, a wireless in-flight entertainment (IFE) platform and PaxApp, a cabin management solution.  The Arconics connected aircraft software platform connects flight crew, cabin crew and passenger devices, delivers easy access to aircraft data, makes app deployment much faster and easier, and enables real-time data-sharing with flight operations via a satellite communications link. Arconics, registered as Aerodocs Limited, is headquartered in Dublin, Ireland.

AeroDocs product info: https://www.arconics.com/safety-compliance-document-management-aerodocs/

For graphics resources, company profile and more, visit the Arconics press centre: https://www.arconics.com/media-kit/

About Qatar Airways

Qatar Airways, the national carrier of the State of Qatar, is one of the fastest growing airlines operating one of the youngest fleets in the world. Now in its 19th year of operations, Qatar Airways has a modern fleet of 191 aircraft flying to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations across six continents.

A multiple award-winning airline, Qatar Airways was awarded World’s Best Business Class; Best Business Class Airline Lounge and Best Airline Staff Service in the Middle East at the prestigious 2016 World Airline Awards managed by international air transport rating organisation Skytrax.

Qatar Airways is a member of the oneworld global alliance. The award-winning alliance was named the World’s Best Airline Alliance 2015 by Skytrax for the third year running. Qatar Airways was the first Gulf carrier to join global airline alliance, oneworld, enabling its passengers to benefit from more than 1,000 airports in more than 150 countries, with 14,250 daily departures.

Oryx One, Qatar Airways’ inflight entertainment system offers passengers up to 3,000 entertainment options from the latest blockbuster movies, TV box sets, music, games and much more. Passengers flying on Qatar Airways flights served by its B787, A350, A380, A319 as well as select A320 and A330 aircraft can also stay in touch with their friends and family around the world by using the award-winning airline’s on-board Wi-Fi and GSM service.

Qatar Airways is one of the world’s leaders in sponsoring global sporting events, including the strategic team sponsorships of FC Barcelona and Al-Ahli Saudi Arabia FC. Qatar Airways’ strategy reflects the values of sports as a means of bringing people together, something at the core of the airline’s own brand message – Going Places Together.

Qatar Airways Cargo, the world’s third largest cargo carrier, serves more than 50 exclusive freighter destinations worldwide via its Doha hub and also delivers freight to more than 150 key business and leisure destinations globally on 191 aircraft. The Qatar Airways Cargo fleet now includes eight Airbus 330Fs, 11 Boeing 777 freighters and two Boeing 747 freighters.

For further information contact:

Qatar Airways Group, Corporate Communications Department

Tel: +974 4022 2200, Fax: +974 40225350

E-mail: qrmedia@qatarairways.com.qa

Visit our homepage www.qatarairways.com or our sites on Facebook, Twitter, Google+, Instagram, and YouTube.

For Qatar Airways corporate images, please click here: http://www.qatarairways.com/corporateimages

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