Mxi Technologies, the leader in aviation maintenance management software,
announced today that within 24 hours of receiving their first Boeing 787 Dreamliner,
Ethiopian Airlines (Ethiopian) embarked on their inaugural passenger service flight to
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
"Ethiopian’s commitment to our vision is demonstrated through every facet of our
business — including the modernization of our fleet and our maintenance organization
— and this first 787 flight represents a confirmation of our efforts," says Mr. Mesfin
Tasew, Chief Operating Officer, Ethiopian Airlines. "Using Maintenix has enabled us to
support this historic entry-into-service with the degree of confidence required in
maintaining next-generation aircraft through automatic, real-time validation of
airworthiness in accordance with OEM guidelines and our own maintenance plan; on
receipt and ongoing.
"Ethiopian has been live with a broad Maintenix implementation since July 2011 for their
comprehensive mixed fleet, ranging from the regional Q400 to the long-range 777, and
now, the 787 Dreamliner.
"Ethiopian’s dedication to best practices as well as their investments in new technology
set them apart as both a leader and an innovator in the industry, and we congratulate
them on this milestone," says Dave Seibel, Chairman and CEO, Mxi Technologies. "With
this success, Maintenix is now proven in-use by our customers to manage the most
advanced aircraft portfolio available in the world today."
Ethiopian Airlines, the fastest growing airline in Africa, made its maiden international flight to Cairo
in 1946 and now the Airline provides dependable services to 69 international destinations spanning
Ethiopian is proud to be a Star Alliance Member. The Star Alliance network is the leading global
airline network offering customers convenient worldwide reach and a smoother travel experience.
The Star Alliance network offers more than 21,555 daily flights to 1,356 airports in 193 countries.
Ethiopian is a multi-award winner for its commitment and contributions towards the development
and growth of the African aviation industry and in recognition of its distinguished long-haul
operations enhanced by the introduction of new routes and products. Recently, Ethiopian won Gold
in the African Airline of the Year 2011/2012 Awards organized by the African Aviation News Portal.
Ethiopian also received the 2011 AFRAA award for being consistently profitable over the years and
has won the "AFRICAN CARGO AIRLINE OF THE YEAR 2011 Award” for its excellence in air cargo.
Ethiopian also won the NEPAD Transport Infrastructure Excellence Awards 2009 and "the Airline of
the Year 2009 Award" from the African Airlines Association (AFRAA).
With its acquisition of and firm orders for several new modern fleet, the airline is well positioned to
pursue aggressively the implementation of its 2025 strategic plan to become the leading aviation
group in Africa.
About Mxi Technologies
With solutions designed specifically for aviation maintenance, Mxi Technologies provides integrated
and intelligent software, support, and services to commercial airlines, MROs, OEM aftermarket
service providers, and defense operators. Mxi Technologies’ Maintenix® software uses a modern
architecture and provides advanced capabilities such as a role-based Web browser interface, long
range and automated line planning, automated workflow, electronic signatures, support for portable
wireless devices, and a comprehensive range of integration APIs. Our customers range from
emerging, small to midsized organizations to the largest global enterprises. For more information,
visit www.mxi.com today.
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