Posted on: 26 June 2014 by Mark Howells
Tianjin Airlines, the first Chinese E190 operator and the carrier with the largest E-Jet fleet in Asia (50 E-Jets), has signed up to be the launch user for Embraer’s AHEAD-PRO (Aircraft Health Analysis and Diagnosis – PROgnosis) system in China, installing the system across its E-Jet fleet.
“We are glad to have Tianjin Airlines as the first Chinese carrier adopting the Embraer AHEAD-PRO system, representing a new milestone in our long-term successful partnership,” remarked Siu Ying Yeung, chief operating officer of Embraer China. “As the state-of-the-art maintenance diagnostic management tool, the system leads to corrective and preventive maintenance planning management optimisation and has been well recognised by customers worldwide.”
“Embraer AHEAD-PRO system offers us all functionalities to optimise the health monitoring process, from data acquisition to time-to-failure prognosis. It has been well proved that the system brings great benefits to our line maintenance operation and significantly increase aircraft dispatch reliability, which ultimately boosts our operation profitability,” noted Hu Jianfeng, vice-president of Tianjin Airlines.