Jade Cargo has signed an Airplane Health
Management (AHM) deal with Boeing that will cover its fleet of six
747-400 Freighter airplanes. AHM is an information-driven system
that helps airlines improve the management of unscheduled
Jade Cargo will incorporate all three AHM modules into its
operation - Real-Time Fault Management, Performance Monitoring
and Custom Alerting and Analysis.
Real-Time Fault Management module communicates in-flight
information to ground stations for diagnosis and real-time
operational decisions to initiate any needed maintenance
operations and deploy the necessary people, parts and equipment.
Performance Monitoring will allow Jade Cargo to analyze
airplane performance data to improve airplane fuel efficiency and
Custom Alerting and Analysis enables the
airline to address developing airplane system issues by
automatically monitoring, collecting, and transmitting service
level information including tire pressure, oxygen pressure,
hydraulic fluid, Auxiliary Power Unit and engine oil levels.
Consumption trends are then used to facilitate maintenance
planning and optimize service intervals.
International was founded by Shenzhen Airlines Company Limited,
Lufthansa Cargo AG and DEG - Deutsche Investitions - und
Entwicklungsgesellschaft mbH, a subsidiary of KfW-Bank Group.
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