SkySelect has signed an agreement with Finnair Technical Services to digitize aircraft parts sourcing and drive innovation at the flagship carrier
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA, USA, May 11, 2022 /EINPresswire.com/ — As Finland’s flagship carrier, with a fleet of approximately 80 aircraft, time and cost savings can have an exponential impact on the overall success of Finnair’s technical services.
The carrier prides itself on its innovative and sustainable approaches to air travel. Finnair strives to be carbon neutral by 2045 and to reduce its net CO2 emissions by 50% by 2025.
“SkySelectThe transformative approach to parts purchasing, utilizing advanced AI algorithms, makes us overall more efficient while aligning with our company’s strategic cornerstones of innovation and sustainability,” says Pete Reinikkala. , Head of Supply Chain Management at Finnair.
In addition to digitizing and automating purchasing, SkySelect provides Finnair Technical Services with tools for its sustainability goals by consolidating and reducing carbon footprint. The platform makes it possible to combine shipments, simplify logistics and minimize the number of shipments.
“It’s great to work with customers like Finnair who are pushing the entire industry towards efficiency, innovation and sustainability,” said Jeroen van Duren, SkySelect’s Head of Implementation. “We are proud to not only digitize and automate Finnair’s parts purchasing process, but also to work together to improve air travel for everyone involved.”
Finnair is a network airline specializing in connecting Europe and Asia with the shortest northern route via its hub in Helsinki.
Founded in 1923, Finnair is one of the oldest continuously operating airlines in the world. The carrier is part of the oneworld alliance.
Sustainability is at the heart of its strategy. Finnair’s long-term goal is carbon neutrality: the carrier wants to maintain the social and economic benefits generated by air connections, while significantly reducing the carbon footprint of air travel.
Airlines and MROs are actively turning to digital technology to overcome the current challenges facing the aviation industry.
SkySelect is an eProcurement-as-a-Service (ePaaS) platform for aerospace equipment. We combine people, process and technology to enable airlines to digitize and automate parts purchasing for leaner, leaner operations.
We currently serve airlines such as Azul, Iberia, LATAM, TAP and JetBlue. With our typical customer, we can fully automate up to 70% of their purchases and achieve up to 20% price savings from day one.
In addition to real dollar savings and improved process efficiencies, we help mitigate risk from today’s supply chain and workforce challenges.
SkySelect was founded in 2017 and is headquartered in the United States. Our team brings together aviation, supply chain and technology expertise. We work with over 20 airlines and MROs across the Americas and EMEA, and are backed by reputable Silicon Valley investors including Bain Capital Ventures and Lux Capital. To learn more, visit www.skyselect.com
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