Norse Atlantic Airways Selects Boeing for Digital Maintenance Solutions
Norse Atlantic Airways is launch customer for Boeing Mobile Logbook
New airline also signs multiyear agreement for Maintenance Performance Toolbox and Software Distribution Manager
AMSTERDAM, October 20, 2021 - Boeing [NYSE: BA] and Norse Atlantic Airways (Norse) announced today a digital solutions agreement making the airline the launch customer for one of Boeing’s newest digital offerings - Boeing Mobile Logbook. The agreement will enable Norse to improve schedule reliability, increase efficiency and optimize performance.
“Innovation and digitalization are key to Norse’s business model. By going paperless we also contribute to reducing our carbon footprint. We’re looking forward to using Boeing’s digital solutions for our maintenance planning of our 15 Boeing 787 Dreamliners to increase the efficiency of our operations, and ultimately giving our customers an even better travel experience, " said Chief Operating Officer Thom-Arne Norheim of Norse.
Boeing Mobile Logbook eliminates the need for paper logbooks and provides efficiency and accuracy to flight deck, cabin and line maintenance personnel as they perform critical flight dispatch related activities. The Windows and iOS based application replaces paper logbooks for an entire fleet including Boeing and non-Boeing aircraft.
“Our digital maintenance solutions help customers become more efficient in their day-to-day operations,” said Brendan Curran, vice president, Commercial Services, Boeing Global Services. “Through this partnership with Norse, we will provide support as they implement and benefit from a paperless, digital, approach within their maintenance organization.”
In addition to Boeing Mobile Logbook, Norse also signed agreements for Software Distribution Manager and Maintenance Performance Toolbox. The Software Distribution Manager Service supports the secure wireless transfer of operational data to and from the aircraft, including full flight Quick Access Recorder (QAR)/Continuous Parameter Logging (CPL) data and Loadable Software Airplane Parts management.
Maintenance Performance Toolbox is a fleet-wide airplane and engine technical document management solution that has allowed airlines to improve turn times and simplify maintenance operations.
Boeing offers an extensive portfolio of digital maintenance management solutions that support the entire fleet, providing a simplified approach with accelerated results.
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Norse Atlantic Airways is a new airline that will offer affordable fares on long-haul flights, primarily between Europe and the United States. The company was founded by CEO and major shareholder Bjørn Tore Larsen in March 2021. Norse has a fleet of 15 modern, fuel-efficient and more environmentally friendly Boeing 787 Dreamliners that will serve destinations including New York, Florida, Paris, London and Oslo, among others. First flights are expected to take off in late first quarter or early second quarter of 2022.