Monday, March 25, 2013

■ MAURITIUS: Air Mauritius signs up for OSyS's Fuel Management System in a bid to reduce fuel overheads.

Air MauritiusMauritian national carrier, Air Mauritius (MK), has selected Optimized Systems and Solution's (OSyS) Fuel Management Solution (FMS) to further optimize its operational fuel usage, reducing associated costs and emissions.

Optimized Systems and Solutions (OSyS) is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Rolls-Royce Group plc.
Optimized Systems and Solutions (OSyS) logoOur selection by Air Mauritius is another great step for OSyS,”said Mark Goodhind, Vice President of Operations Optimization at OSyS, “As our initial customer in the African region, this continues our global success in 2012. We are delighted to be supporting Air Mauritius in delivering its fuel efficiency program, and we look forward to working together and providing the required tool to measure their operational performance.
The OSyS FMS offers users a vision of fuel cost controls within the context of their individual operations. Along with the OSyS Emissions Monitoring and Reporting Service, the company’s expertise serves airlines’ goals of achieving a more sustainable business.
As an airline, we continue to focus on the improvement of our operational efficiency, including effective fuel management, which has a decisive impact on our bottom-line,” said Fooad Nouraully, Air Mauritius Executive Vice President of Corporate Communications. “The OSyS solution will enable us to better manage our fuel conservation initiatives.
Reducing fuel costs forms a critical part of Air Mauritius' continued recovery as outlined in CEO Andre Viljoen's 7 Step Recovery Plan whose objectives include network concentration and optimization,  improvements in the commercial and revenue management functions, relentless cash conservation and cost reduction program, monetizing of non-core assets, new generation aircraft (more fuel efficient),  a customer service improvement project, and optimization of human resources.