AFRICA CHARTER AIRLINE SELECTS ALKYM TO BECOME PART OF A GROWING CUSTOMER LIST
20 Apr 2012
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Shannon Ireland. April, 2012 // Africa Charter Airline and its sister AMO organisation Jet Centre have selected Alkym Management and Control System for Aircraft Maintenance as its preferred software system. This brings the Volartec customer list in Africa to five in a very short space of time.
ACA had gone to the market in a number of different ways to ensure they got the best value proposition for their organisation. Jonathon Mark, CEO at African Airline Charter explained “We used a number of methods to explore what products were available and the costs involved. This included an external consultant as well our own internal project team. Both worked independently and we planned to examine in greater detail the benefits of both systems they returned to us. When both reports hit my desk the conclusion was the same – Alkym offered the best functionality and did so at a price range that was within our budget.”
ACA and Jet Centre will utilise 14 of the 15 modules / tools that Alkym has to offer and begin with a 10 concurrent user licence to look after its growing fleet. along with
John Barry, VP Business Development with Volartec was delighted to confirm “the growth in our customer list is simply a reflection of offering the customer what they want. Alkym is a very modern system that is tried and tested. It has all the functionality that an airline or MRO require. It integrates all this functionality in an easy to use interface. However we can still deliver this product in a timely fashion and at affordable price. I have said many times in the past 2 years I am pushing at open doors when I have such an offering to present.”
The remote set up of the ACA servers is already complete and our on-site implementation and training project is currently underway in Johannesburg. ACA will have Alkym live within 4 weeks from the project start date with all of the aircraft loaded and under control of the system.
About AFRICAN CHARTER AIRLINE / JET CENTRE
African Airline Charter Africa Charter Airline was born out of Outsourcing for Africa, an already established name in the Charter Industry, providing aircraft for short term leasing and contracts. They arrange charters for private and corporate groups ranging from small groups of 10, right through to larger groups of 350+. Although they specialise in African Tourism, they are able to offer clients any destination in the world. The fleet consists of 4 B737, 2 X B727 and shortly arriving will be 2 MD-80 aircraft. Jet Centre is the newly established AMO to provide all the maintenance requirement for the fleet.
Volartec is one of the fastest growing IT companies in the aviation industry. Specialized in the development and implementation of world class software systems, Volartec provides the most profitable products and services on the market. With more than 10 years of experience in the aviation industry and consisting of both highly qualified IT and aviation experts team, Volartec assures a successful combination of professionalism and experience.