Vistara, India’s top full-service carrier, will become the first Indian airline to introduce an e-tech logbook solution and eliminate paper in its operations, naming ULTRAMAIN ELB. ULTRAMAIN ELB will fully replace the paper Aircraft Technical Log, Cabin Log, Journey Log, Damage Log and Refueling Log by providing a validated Electronic Certificate of Release to Service (e-CRS) on flights operated by Vistara. Currently in the flight test phase, the ELB application will be used by flight crew, cabin crew and engineers on iOS devices to provide integrated workflows with maintenance and repair systems. operation of Vistara. The airline is seeking the necessary approvals from the relevant authorities before fully integrating this solution into its operations.
Once implemented, ULTRAMAIN ELB will enable accurate, real-time global operational visibility of the Vistara fleet, resulting in more efficient maintenance, greater dispatch reliability and increased aircraft utilization. “Vistara remains committed to constantly improving the operational efficiency of all processes through automation and we have invested in the right technologies to achieve this goal. We are delighted to partner with Ultramain Systems who will provide the first electronic logbook to seek operational approval to operate a fully electronic technical and cabin logbook in India. Ultramain ELB will be integrated with various live processes like AMOS, ACARS and ARMS for seamless operations.
This application, with its comprehensiveness and ease of use, is a step towards creating enterprise application integration while focusing on sustainable operations,” said Sisira Kanta Dash, Senior Vice President – Engineering and maintenance, Vistara.
“As Vistara progresses in its digital transformation journey, the focus on capturing, integrating and automating digital data will continue. ULTRAMAIN ELB will help digitize our aircraft’s paper logs and improve efficiency operational,” said Vinod Bhat, chief information officer at Vistara.
“We are happy to welcome Vistara to the ULTRAMAIN ELB family. As well as our proven defect management functions. Vistara will use ELB’s fueling/draining functions, which allow real-time capture of fueling documentation using Ultramain’s electronic signature capabilities. This is another important step towards automating line maintenance operations,” said Mark McCausland, President and CEO of Ultramain Systems.
Ultramain Systems provides SIMPLE MOBILE PAPERLESS aircraft maintenance software products and professional services to airlines worldwide. ULTRAMAIN ELB – the market-leading electronic logbook software has replaced paper-based processes while providing comprehensive functionality and innovative features to help make airline processes seamless.
Vistara is India’s highest-rated airline on Skytrax and TripAdvisor, and has won several ‘Best Airline’ awards, as well as being praised for cabin cleanliness and safety standards. In the space of seven years since the start of operations, Vistara has raised the bar for operational and service standards in the Indian aviation industry to become the most popular airline in the country and recently passed the 35 mark. million passengers.