Copa Airlines Selects GE Aviation for Digital Records Management

  • Digital records management to provide operational efficiency gains
  • GE Aviation and Copa Airlines Integrate Digital Records Management
    Fleet-wide

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Copa Airlines has selected GE Aviation’s AirVault Digital
Records Management System for its fleet of nearly 100 Boeing 737 and
Embraer 190 aircraft. Integration is currently taking place with
Copa Airlines cross-fleet maintenance management system. The system
enables connectivity between the airline’s maintenance systems, with the
capability of capturing the relevant data to connect with MRO’s and
lessors.

“These new digital technologies will enable deeper integration of
digital records management, so Copa Airlines can better manage their
operations as their fleet continues to grow,” said John Mansfield, chief
digital officer for GE Aviation. “The system provides a global storage
service for digital document management connecting the airline’s
internal maintenance operations and suppliers for improved operational
efficiencies to meet the regulatory requirements of the aviation
industry.”

The AirVault records management system is a mission-critical,
cloud-based electronic document management system designed to manage the
digital content and bi-directional processes of aircraft maintenance
records for the world’s largest airlines. The system provides a
comprehensive solution that digitizes, indexes and archives all airline
record types.

“The implementation of AirVault digital records management is part of
the global digital transformation at Copa Airlines,” said Pablo
Rousselin, senior manager, Projects, MRO Systems with Copa Airlines.
“AirVault is the solution that best met our requirements. The system
helps make our team’s daily operations significantly more efficient.”

The AirVault digital records management system manages more than seven
billion aircraft maintenance records with one million new updates per
day across a global aircraft MRO ecosystem.

This expands the historic engines relationship between GE Aviation and
Copa Airlines to support the airlines digital transformation.

Copa Airlines and Copa Airlines Colombia, subsidiaries of Copa Holdings,
are leading Latin American providers of passengers and cargo services.
The airlines offer service to 74 destinations in 31 countries in North,
Central and South America and the Caribbean. During Copa Airlines’ more
than 68 years of continuous operations, the Hub of the Americas in
Panama has become the leading hub on the continent. Copa operates one of
the youngest and most modern fleets in the industry and has an on-time
performance of more than 91 percent, one of the best in the industry.
Copa is a member of Star Alliance, which offers passengers more than
18,500 daily flights to 1,330 airports in 192 countries. For more
information, visit www.copa.com.

GE Aviation, an operating unit of GE (NYSE: GE), is a world-leading
provider of commercial and military jet engines, and avionics, digital
solutions and electrical power systems for aircraft. GE is the world’s
Digital Industrial Company, transforming industry with software-defined
machines and solutions that are connected, responsive and predictive.
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Jennifer Villarreal
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jennifer.villarreal3@ge.com

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