Boeing is acquiring AerData Group B.V., a
company which provides integrated software solutions for lease
management, engine fleet planning and records management.
Based in the Netherlands, AerData also
provides technical services for aircraft and engine operators,
lessors, and maintenance, repair and overhaul companies.
"AerData's tools make it easier for airlines and
leasing companies to manage complex maintenance records," said
Stan Deal, senior vice president of Commercial Aviation Services,
Boeing Commercial Airplanes. "Increasing the efficiency of records
management helps streamline the process of placing airplanes and
other valuable assets with operators during leasing transactions.
This is another step we're taking to help our customers be more
efficient and gain a competitive edge in the market."
AerData has approximately 120 employees located
in the Netherlands, United Kingdom and Ireland. Managing directors
Mark Nieuwendijk and Paul van Tol will continue to lead the
"By joining the Boeing family, AerData will have
access to a broader global support network to help expand and
support our customer base worldwide," Van Tol said. "We truly
look forward to joining the Boeing Digital Aviation team and
working with our Boeing colleagues to deliver greater value for
our customers and the aviation industry."
AerData's products will become part of the
integrated suite of aviation services marketed as the Boeing Edge.
These include parts, training, engineering, maintenance and
software solutions that increase the efficiency and profitability
of airlines and leasing companies.
Terms of the transaction have not been
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