Posted on: 03 March 2014 by Mark Howells
Malaysia Airlines has signed with Ramco Systems for the latter to provide a suite of engineering IT solutions covering aircraft maintenance, maintenance service sales, operational, human resources and financial functions, which will be used across the entire engineering and MRO functions for Malaysia Airlines group including Firefly, MASwings and MASkargo.
Ramco claims the implementation will allow Malaysia Airlines and its airline subsidiaries to operate state-of-the-art aviation business processes to improve and optimise fleet management and give advance updates on MRO and engineering matters via both desktop and mobile devices.
Malaysia Airlines opted to include Ramco’s integrated solutions for service sales contract management, maintenance and engineering, procurement, advanced planning and optimisation, advanced reliability and Loadable Software Aircraft Parts (LSAP).
Ramco’s web-centric solution can be installed on Malaysia Airlines’ on-site infrastructure as well as an on Cloud. This will allow the carrier to expand and accommodate changing business processes, without a high initial investment.
The deal includes a five-year managed services component in which Ramco will undertake a portion of engineering-related IT functions.