SINGAPORE, 8 Aug. 2014. Scoot Pte Ltd., a subsidiary and budget long-haul carrier of Singapore Airlines, has selected Rockwell Collins’ Dispatch 100 avionics service and asset management program for its new fleet of 20 Boeing 787 Dreamliners.
Rockwell Collins will provide Scoot with guaranteed spares availability, technical repairs, and performance monitoring on Rockwell Collins’ suite of communications, surveillance, displays, and pilot controls systems. The total life cycle solution is coordinated by a dedicated program manager.
“Our working knowledge of Rockwell Collins’ state-of-the-art avionics for the 787 Dreamliner, combined with our total life cycle Dispatch support solution tailored to Scoot’s specifications, will provide on-site and preventive maintenance,” says Colin Mahoney, senior vice president, International & Service Solutions for Rockwell Collins. “It also allows service engineers and maintenance personnel to identify issues proactively and have solutions ready so, when the 787 lands, it can dispatch as soon as possible.”
Rockwell Collins’ global network of more than 80 locations provides repair and overhaul of avionics equipment for more than 6,000 commercial, business, corporate, and military operations. Additional logistics capabilities include on-board services, service parts, training and simulator systems and service, technical information services, and technical services.
Scoot operates medium and long haul no-frills flights between Singapore and Sydney, Gold Coast, Bangkok, Taipei, Tokyo, Tianjin, Shenyang, Nanjing, Qingdao, Seoul, Hong Kong, and Perth. Scoot operates a fleet of Boeing 777-200 aircraft; Scoot’s Boeing 787 Dreamliners will enter service this year.