Malaysia Airlines said its IT deal with Indian IT solutions company Ramco Systems will include critical enterprise-wide engineering solutions that include aircraft maintenance, maintenance service sales, operational, human resources and financial functions.
Ramco Systems said its advanced solution integrates business processes and people, company-wide and will serve the entire engineering functions for Malaysia Airlines group including Firefly, MASwings and MASkargo, and also support its Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) services.
The implementation allows Malaysia Airlines to operate aviation business processes to improve and optimize fleet management and give advance updates on MRO and engineering matters, facilitating decision-making on both desk-top and mobile devices.
The Ramco ERP solution provides significant cost and operational improvements to the client.
“Through this investment, we are able to reap economies of scale to improve efficiency, implement Cloud-enabled mobile solutions, and have the flexibility to expand and cater to changing business needs for the future,” said Ahmad Jauhari Yahya, Group Chief Executive Officer of Malaysia Airlines.
Malaysia Airlines included Ramco’s solutions for service sales contract management, maintenance and engineering, procurement, planning and optimization, reliability and Loadable Software Aircraft Parts (LSAP).
Ramco’s web-centric solution can be installed on Malaysia Airlines’ on-site infrastructure as well as an on Cloud. This will allow the carrier to expand and accommodate changing business processes, without a high initial investment.
The deal includes a 5 year managed services component in which Ramco will undertake a portion of engineering-related IT functions.
Ramco Systems Chief Executive Officer Virender Aggarwal said: “From the cockpit to the tarmac and the hangar, Malaysia’s engineering and MRO operations can now be integrated more effectively, while several corporate functions such as human resources, payroll and optimization, can be streamlined more intelligently, as well as prepare for future expansion.”