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Austrian Airlines Chooses GE Digital’s Fuel Insight To Lower Costs and Carbon Emissions

May 17, 2023
  • Austrian Airlines signs up for GE Digital's Fuel Insight solution to help increase fuel efficiency and reduce costs
  • Fuel Insight merges flight data and operational plans to help operators identify fuel wastage and opportunities to save
  • Accurate reporting and tracking can be easily customized to each airline’s operation

SAN RAMON, Calif. – MAY 17, 2023GE Digital has announced that Austrian Airlines, part of the Lufthansa Group, has signed up for its Fuel Insight software to help increase fuel efficiency and lower costs. Austrian Airlines is already a long-standing customer of GE Digital, having used its Safety Insight for Airlines (eFOQA) software for years.

Fuel Insight merges original flight data recorded by each aircraft with operational plans and future flight paths. Using a powerful suite of analytics and reporting tools, it provides operators with trends and actionable insights that allow them to implement sustainable fuel efficiency initiatives.

Fuel Insight empowers teams to visualize and understand fuel usage and emissions, prioritize efforts with the highest savings potential, and track procedure adoption rates across the fleet. Using the software, operators can transform their fuel management practices, achieving significant cost savings and reducing their environmental impact.

By providing a single source of truth for fuel data, Austrian Airlines will be able to identify areas where fuel usage can be optimized more easily, leading to more sustainable operations and reduced environmental impact.

"We’re delighted to partner with Austrian Airlines on this important initiative," said Andrew Coleman, General Manager, Aviation Software at GE Digital. "Fuel is a significant cost for airlines, and we believe that Fuel Insight will help Austrian Airlines reduce its costs while helping contribute towards a more sustainable aviation industry."

Austrian Airlines’ Head of Operations Projects & Development, Wolfgang Wurzinger, stated, "We have a long-standing relationship with GE Digital, and we’re excited to expand our collaboration with them by utilizing Fuel Insight. By optimizing our fuel usage, we’ll be able to operate more efficiently and sustainably, which is a key priority for Austrian Airlines."

Find more information about GE Digital software for the aviation industry here.

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Rachael Van Reen
Director, External Communications, Digital
GE Vernova
+1 678 896 6754
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