Le Bourget - Zhejiang Loong Airlines selected GE Aviation’s Flight Efficiency Services to support its fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. GE will provide flight data analytics and fuel management to optimize the airline’s operational efficiency with the goal of substantially reducing fuel costs.

“GE will provide Zhejiang Loong Airlines with fuel management consulting, analytics and business intelligence in order to make informed decisions for improved flight operations and efficiency,” said Alan Caslavka, president of Avionics & Digital Systems for GE Aviation.  “We’re pleased to be working with Loong Air and look forward to a long-term relationship where we can help build additional efficiency into their operations.”

Through the contract with Zhejiang Loong Airlines, GE will provide fuel management consultation and evaluation services along with flight risk management with the aim of reducing the airline’s fuel consumption and carbon emissions.

“We look forward to working with GE Aviation to use analytics to help us improve efficiency across our fleet while significantly reducing our fuel use and emissions for the environment,” said Liu Qihong, chairman of Zhejiang Loong Airlines. 

GE Aviation’s Flight Efficiency Services is harnessing the power of the Industrial Internet and using software and analytics to make machines smarter and more efficient.