Air Arabia selects Thales for its fleet Electronic Flight Bag system
_A Monitor Report 16 Jan, 2019 | 109 Views | -+
Sharjah : Air Arabia, the first and largest low-cost carrier (LCC) in the Middle East and North Africa, selected Thales for its new Aviobook Electronic Flight Bag (EFB) system that allows pilots to operate efficiently in the cockpit with digital manuals and charts.
Air Arabia had already implemented the Aviobook Electronic Flight Bag system years back that helped the airline reduces the amount of paper required to be carried on board while bringing robust efficiency into its operations.
Thales Pads will now replace existing electronic devices on board ensuring latest technology is adopted. The new EFB, lighter in weight, includes enhanced features while and provides highest level of reliability and performance on board.
These devices are planned to be progressively rolled out across the entire Air Arabia fleet starting April 2019. Air Arabia currently operates a fleet of 53 new Airbus A320 aircrafts, serving over 150 routes from four hubs in the UAE, Morocco and Egypt. The carrier is also expected to receive the delivery of 5 Airbus A321 neo LR in 2019.