Airbus has signed a cooperation agreement with
Alibaba Cloud, the data intelligence backbone of Alibaba Group, to
cooperate on developing a Skywise Data Centre in China.
Skywise is Airbus’ open data integration
platform driving digital collaboration across the aerospace value
By partnering with Alibaba Cloud,
and utilising the local data centre, Skywise will provide tailored
services for Chinese domestic airlines, as well as features and
tools for data compliance required for Chinese airlines to join
“We are delighted to offer Skywise to our
customers in China and to create value from data together,
benefiting the industry at large, as well as promoting the
application of advanced analytics in the Chinese civil aviation
industry,” said Marc Fontaine, Airbus Digital Transformation
Airbus has provided advanced analytics services to Chinese domestic airlines
through Skywise since the beginning of 2019. To date, Spring Airlines, Yunnan Hongtu Airlines
and Zhejiang Loong Airlines have connected to Skywise. Some 1,800
Airbus aircraft are operated by Chinese airlines today.
date, more than 90 airlines around the world have been connected to the Skywise
platform for a variety of data analytics applications, with nearly
7,000 aircraft connected to the platform.