Posted on: 06 May 2015 by Mark Howells
Honeywell Aerospace (Honeywell) has signed a contract with Indian carrier, IndiGo, to supply the airline's on-order Airbus A320neo fleet with the latest suite of avionics.
The suite will feature several safety-focused cockpit systems to give pilots better situational awareness and enhanced monitoring of the surrounding airspace.
IndiGo’s fleet will feature Honeywell’s SmartRunway/SmartLanding system which increases awareness during taxi take-off and landing by ensuring the aircraft has a stabilised approach and is configured to land. The rest of the suite selected by IndiGo will feature: Enhanced Ground Proximity Warning System, SmartTraffic Traffic Collision Avoidance System (TCAS), flight data and cockpit recorders, flight management systems and auxiliary power units.
“By providing IndiGo’s new fleet with the latest technology, we are ensuring that India’s fastest-growing domestic airline is increasing safety and efficiency,” said Arijit Ghosh, president, Honeywell Aerospace India. “With this agreement, IndiGo joins an ever-growing list of carriers around the world that are committed to equipping their aircraft with the latest technology to provide passengers with the best travel experience possible.”