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Virgin America Selects AirVault® Cloud-Computing Service for Aircraft Maintenance Records Management

Dallas, Texas - April 2nd, 2014: AirVault today announced that Virgin America has licensed the AirVault Mx Records Management Solution to provide the carrier with a new, web-based aircraft maintenance record management system. The cloud-computing service

DALLAS, April 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- AirVault today announced that Virgin America has licensed the AirVault Mx Records Management Solution to provide the carrier with a new, web-based aircraft maintenance record management system.   The cloud-computing service offers the latest technology for managing the aircraft maintenance records for Virgin America's expanding, all new Airbus A320-family fleet, delivering increased efficiency, while enhancing safety and compliance.

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Commenting on the agreement, Virgin America, Director of Quality Assurance, Nick Brohm, stated, "Providing an inventive systems approach was a key driver of our decision.  AirVault's experience with airlines around the world offered Virgin America a framework of best practices specific to aircraft maintenance records that was easy to configure and integrate with our current aircraft engineering systems." 

Virgin America is the U.S. domestic airline known for its top-notch service and three beautifully designed classes of service.  The airline has swept the major travel awards since its 2007 launch, including being named "Best Domestic Airline" in both Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards and Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards for the past six years.

AirVault CEO, John Oldham, said, "We are proud of Virgin America's choice of AirVault as their mission-critical information management service for aircraft maintenance.  AirVault shares Virgin America's vision of innovation and providing premier service, pushing the use of advanced technology to improve their aircraft maintenance operations and environmental sustainability.  AirVault's cloud-computing technology offered Virgin America significant competitive advantages to manage their fleet growth, along with the providing reductions in computer processing equipment and power consumption over traditional IT systems."   

Cloud computing has emerged as the perfect systems architecture for carriers to manage their maintenance operations and communications in harmony with their worldwide supply chain, lessors, and regulatory authorities.  Airlines today are seeking technologies that can support the broader task of managing a dynamic network of internal and external operations, while more effectively maintaining the tracking and retrieval capabilities for regulatory compliance.  Virgin America recognized AirVault's ability to provide a global conduit to better manage the bi-directional processes of managing aircraft maintenance records files for a more mobile workforce, in synchronization with their internal operations and maintenance partners.

About Virgin America:

Headquartered in California's Silicon Valley and known for its mood-lit cabins, three beautifully designed classes of service and innovative fleetwide amenities — like touch-screen personal entertainment, WiFi and power outlets at every seat, Virgin America has built a loyal following of flyers and earned a host of awards since launching in 2007 — including being named both the "Best U.S. Airline" in Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards and "Best Domestic Airline" in Travel + Leisure's World's Best Awards for the past six consecutive years. In April 2013, Virgin America topped the 2012 Airline Quality Rating, a research project conducted by faculty at Wichita State University and Purdue University that analyzes airline operational performance as reported by the Department of Transportation. The airline's base of operations is San Francisco International Airport (SFO)'s sleek and sustainable Terminal 2. Virgin America has created 2,700 jobs and flies to San Francisco, Los Angeles, New York, Newark, Washington D.C. (IAD and DCA), Las Vegas, San Diego, Seattle, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Orlando, Dallas-Fort Worth, Los Cabos, Cancun, Chicago, Puerto Vallarta, Palm Springs (seasonal), Philadelphia, Portland and Austin.

About AirVault

Founded in 2011, the AirVault, Inc. (www.airvault.com), provides a cloud-based document management software service for the aviation industry, including lessors, airlines, MROs, and other service partners. AirVault provides the industry with specialized tools and applications that facilitate document workflow, distribution, verification, analysis, and collaboration, validating fleet airworthiness and regulatory compliance.  The most successful airlines and MROs in the world trust AirVault with their aircraft maintenance records.  Today, AirVault manages the maintenance records for over 3,000 aircraft tail numbers, 15% of the global commercial fleet.   Over 25,000 AirVault users worldwide manage 5.1 billion documents in a private, secure cloud hosted at the company's fully redundant data centers.

Contact Information

PATRICK M. CASTLEBERRY, PRESIDENT
AirVault, Inc.
3601 S Broadway, Suite 1400, Edmond, OK 73013 USA
Office +1 405 418 5026
Mobile: +1 405 641 0111
Fax: +1 405 478 0198
[email protected]
www.airvault.com

Media Contact: Andreas Umlauf, AirVault, 469-619-6828, [email protected]

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