Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB) announced on Tuesday that it will implement fuel efficiency solutions using SkyBreathe, a fuel management system for airlines.

Here are three things to know about SkyBreathe.

1. SkyBreathe Fuel Efficiency is the fuel preservation solution of OpenAirlines.

OpenAirlines is a French consulting and software solutions company. It specializes in designing a solution that allows airlines to reduce environmental impact while making considerable savings.

2. SkyBreathe will analyze all 57 aircraft on CEB's fleet and the upcoming 48 on order.

CEB is OpenAirline's launch customer in the Asia Pacific region. SkyBreathe will serve as the complete fuel management system which uses sophisticated Big Data Algorithms. The software can provide relevant data that will help airlines optimize flight operations.

SkyBreathe will analyze various data sources on each flight, which includes black boxes, or flight data recorders.

Lance Gokongwei, CEB President and chief executive officer (CEO), said that SkyBreathe will be able to collect data from the airlines’ 12,000 flights per month, which should help it achieve the best fuel economy as well as save time.

“Fuel is a significant factor in airlines' operations, accounting for 20-40 percent of their cost,” Cebu Pacific cited Gokongwei as saying.

“With this new fuel program, our passengers can continue to enjoy the lowest fares possible for their flights,” he added.

The official website of OpenAirlines and SkyBreathe can access large numbers of graphs and reports to facilitate and improve the company’s decision-making process.

3. SkyBreathe has been utilized by other airlines in all continents.

Aside from OpenAirline’s office in Toulouse, France, it also has sales and support offices in Chicago and Hong Kong. Other airlines that use SkyBreathe include the following:

  • Oman Air

  • Air Tahiti

  • Volotea

  • Royal Air Maroc

  • Iceland Air

  • Onur Air

  • Aigle Azur

  • Air Méditerranée

  • Transavia

  • Enter Air

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