“Fuel is an airline’s highest operational expense and we want to help our customers to reduce these costs,” said Alan Caslavka, president of Avionics & Digital Systems for GE Aviation. “EVA has realized more than a half million dollars in savings in about 10 months of implementation. We are excited about the partnership with EVA Air and our teams are working hard to help realize substantial savings over the next four years.”
Through its contract with EVA Airways, GE is providing consultation and evaluation services with the aim of reducing the airline’s fuel consumption and carbon emissions. GE is also designing and implementing custom solutions for EVA and performing on-going efficiency measurement.
EVA and GE aim to implement five flight efficiency initiatives this year with an aim to help the airline reduce its annual fuel bill, which is the largest cost component for airlines.
GE Aviation's Flight Efficiency Services is harnessing the power of the Industrial Internet and using software and analytics to make its machines smarter and more efficient. GE is using data analytics to identify ways to reduce operating costs, increase aircraft utilization and improve the business of flight.