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Press Release: SmartSky, Neo NextGen drive MRO digital transformation

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Press Release hub banner blue with title in red white and blueSmartSky Networks, the innovative air-to-ground (ATG) connectivity provider has partnered with the transformational aerospace company, Neo NextGen, to develop bespoke digital solutions powered by SmartSky’s digital platform, Skytelligence®.  The effort will bring advanced technologies and data to an ecosystem of trusted partners including global aircraft components specialist AJW Technique (AJWT).

Announced during MRO Americas in Dallas, the collaboration with Neo NextGen and AJWT applies digital solutions to streamline MRO operations.  SmartSky’s Skytelligence platform and APIs enable access to valuable data that helps Neo NextGen accelerate their mission of improving workflows and creating new efficiencies for MROs.

Monica Badra, Co-Founder and CEO, Neo NextGen says: “SmartSky’s technology enables us to transform the way that we access and visualize data. By working together, we can harness our combined resources and expertise to design a digital workflow that optimizes AJWT’s processes, creating operational efficiencies and unlocking incremental profitability for the component repair business.”

Brit Wanick, VP Marketing and Partnerships, SmartSky Networks adds: “We are proud to support Neo NextGen in their vision to transform aviation’s workflow through digital services and to demonstrate yet another way that SmartSky’s technologies are connecting the aviation industry. For us, connectivity in aviation is about much more than just the back of the aircraft, and we remain committed to connecting the entire aviation ecosystem by delivering dependable, responsive and secure access to real-time data from maintenance and performance information to situational awareness.”

Neo NextGen, SmartSky and AJW’s collaboration can be previewed this week at MRO Americas, Booth 1400.


About SmartSky

SmartSky Networks was founded to transform aviation through disruptive communications technologies, services, and tools. The network takes advantage of patented spectrum reuse, advanced beamforming technologies and 60 MHz of spectrum for significantly enhanced connectivity. SmartSky Networks uniquely enables an “office in the sky” experience with unmatched capacity for data transmissions both to and from the aircraft. This real-time, very low latency, bidirectional data link makes SmartSky Networks the best in-flight user experience, and a key enabler for new and enhanced applications and services.

About Neo NextGen

Neo NextGen is a company powering aviation’s digital transformation through data.  By leveraging diverse experience across aviation and advanced technologies, we are building an ecosystem that connects repair providers, customers and supply chain partners to create efficiencies in the maintenance, repair, and overhaul processes.  By fusing data, processes and technologies, our customers can maintain turn-around time, control costs, and consistently perform.

About AJW Technique

AJW Technique is the maintenance hub for the AJW Group’s component maintenance, repair and overhaul service. We work directly with leading airline customers to improve component reliability, maximise time on-wing, and reduce direct maintenance costs. With our pool of highly skilled, licensed engineers and technicians, we are in a prime position to provide outstanding reliability, guaranteed availability of product and first-class turn times in order to deliver improved efficiencies and reduced cost of AOG dependency.

Featured image credited to AJW Technique