Freebird Airlines adopts OpenAirlines' eco-flying solution SkyBreathe®

Freebird Airlines upgrades its fuel-efficiency program and strengthens its commitment to sustainability by choosing OpenAirlines.

Istanbul, February 19th, 2024: Freebird Airlines, the Turkish charter airline, announces the adoption of the SkyBreathe® eco-flying platform developed by OpenAirlines to improve its fuel savings performance. This collaboration underlines the airline's commitment to reducing its carbon footprint by utilizing advanced technology.

 SkyBreathe® eco-flying platform is an innovative software enabling over 66 airlines to achieve substantial reductions in fuel consumption and CO2 emissions. Leveraging advanced technologies such as Big Data algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, and machine learning, the solution allows airlines to reduce fuel consumption by up to 5%. SkyBreathe® operates as a 360° comprehensive system, engaging all key stakeholders within Freebird Airlines. Flight operation managers, dispatchers, maintenance engineers, fuel managers, and pilots are all engaged in collective teamwork to enhance their overall fuel management system. 

Freebird Airlines has also integrated SkyBreathe® APM, a new-gen solution that automates aircraft performance monitoring across its entire fleet. This AI-powered software enables them to quickly address issues, anticipate maintenance needs, and consequently, reduce fuel consumption and optimize the entire fleet's health.

To guarantee the best possible results using these tools, FreeBird Airlines will be accompanied by OpenAirlines fuel experts, following them from the software implementation stage to the adaptation of their fuel efficiency program over time. Users will also benefit from the help of the SkyBreathe® user community. The 66 airline members of the community actively participate in developing the solution hand in hand with the OpenAirlines team. Users also benefit from the ideas and feedback from all the other customers, enabling continuous learning and improvement.

Okan Pınarbaşı expresses his enthusiasm about this partnership

 “At Freebird Airlines, we are committed to advancing our fuel efficiency goals to ensure sustainable and cost-effective operations. With the recent adoption of OpenAirlines' cutting-edge software, SkyBreathe®, we are poised to revolutionize our approach to fuel management. Our Fuel Efficiency Team initiative will work collaboratively to enhance flight accuracy, optimize costs, and reduce our environmental footprint.
SkyBreathe® is a powerful tool to track, analyze, and visualize flight data, and make informed decisions. It also uncovers insights and offers personalized recommendations, which will help us quickly determine what we must do first to improve our performance. We believe that this collaboration will not only automate data analysis but also engage our pilots and various departments in a comprehensive fuel-saving program. Together with OpenAirlines, we are confident in achieving measurable progress, reinforcing our dedication to excellence in airline operations.”

Equally pleased with this collaboration, Alexandre Feray, comments,

“The integration of SkyBreathe® Analytics and SkyBreathe® APM marks a new stage for Freebird Airlines, with a smarter and eco-conscious fleet management. We are convinced that they will be able to get to grips with our tools quickly and deliver considerable fuel and CO2 savings."

This strategic milestone positions Freebird Airlines as a pioneer and demonstrates the continuous growth of the SkyBreathe® community, highlighting the industry's dedication towards responsible and efficient flights, thus positively impacting the environment.


About Freebird Airlines:

Freebird Airlines is a company of Gözen Holding, which has been serving in the aviation industry for more than 40 years in the fields of representation, fuel supply, supervision, brokerage, safety and training. Founded in 2000 on a strong infrastructure and holding two different registrations in Malta and Turkey, Freebird operates as an international airline with a fleet of 13 Airbus A320s.

Freebird aims to create value for its customers, employees and shareholders with the technology and employment infrastructures it has developed for sustainable aviation. In 2002, Freebird was the first airline in Turkey to be awarded the ISO 9001:2000 Certification by TUV Rheinland and in July 2006, it became the first charter airline to receive the IOSA (IATA Operational Safety Audit) registration issued by IATA (International Air Transport Association).

About OpenAirlines

OpenAirlines is a French clean-tech company comprising a team of highly qualified mathematicians, aeronautical engineers, data scientists, pilots, IT experts, and aircraft performance specialists who operate from its bases in Toulouse, Hong Kong, Miami, and Montreal.

They are specialized in developing digital technology to help airlines achieve their sustainability and emissions targets. They developed SkyBreathe®, the leading eco-flying platform for airlines to reduce fuel costs and CO2 emissions, today used by 66 airlines worldwide, including Air France, easyJet, DHL, Norwegian, IndiGo, flydubai, and Atlas Air.

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PR contacts

OpenAirlines PR
Solveig Moisan, Chief Marketing Officer

Freebird Airlines PR contact:
Tuğba Özkan Güner, Marketing Manager 

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