Air India selects UK’s Coruson safety management software

An Air India Airbus in flight.
Anna Zvereva from Tallinn, Estonia, CC BY-SA 2.0, via Wikimedia Commons

LONDON – Tata Group airline Air India has selected UK based Ideagen’s enterprise cloud software application, Coruson, to further enhance end-to-end aviation safety management. The package will support real time intelligence, reporting and status of in-flight incidents.

The safety data software application, which will be online with effect from May 1, 2023, will weed out the requirement of paperwork to a large extent and ensure automated processes relay critical information to key personnel and authorities without delay.

This will also lead to timely action. Air India is separately engaged in procuring iPads for pilots and crew members and when introduced, Coruson will also be available on these devices as well.

Air India has always been according top priority to safety of its passengers and crew, and this tie-up with Coruson is another step in that direction.

Ideagen software covers all aspects of risk, giving the airline full visibility of safety data from maintenance of the aircraft through to cabin crew checks on board.

It will provide Air India complete visibility across the airline’s entire organisation, allowing it to access the latest data and use this to spot and mitigate potential risks, thereby enhancing safety of operations.

Commenting on the development, Henry Donohoe, Head of Safety, Security and Quality, Air India, said,

“We are going for a significant and substantial upgrade of our existing systems and processes to ensure seamless flow of intelligence and data on a real time basis. Coruson is trusted by aviation industry globally for risk mitigation, auditing and training.”

“It’s induction will go a long way in enhancing our capabilities for the safety and well-being of our passengers and crew, particularly at a time when Air India is rapidly expanding its network on both national and international routes.”

Ideagen customer base

Ideagen’s customer base of more than 11,400 includes more than 250 airlines and all of the top aerospace and defence companies including respected brands such as British Airways, Emirates, Boeing, Airbus, BAE and the US Navy.

About Air India

Originally founded by JRD Tata, Air India pioneered India’s aviation sector.

Since its first flight on October 15, 1932, Air India has an extensive domestic network and has spread its wings beyond India to become a major international airline with a network across USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Far-East, South-East Asia, Australia and the Gulf.

The carrier is a member of Star Alliance, the largest global airline consortium. After 69 years as a Government-owned enterprise, Air India and Air India Express were welcomed back into the Tata group in January 2022.

The present management team is driving the five-year transformation roadmap under the aegis of Vihaan.AI to establish itself as a world-class global airline with an Indian heart.

Vihaan.AI is Air India’s transformational roadmap over five years with clear milestones. It will be focussing on dramatically growing both its network and fleet, developing a completely revamped customer proposition, improving reliability and on-time performance.

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