Air Canada Signs Long Term Flight Data Monitoring Services Contract with Applied Informatics

Ottawa June 2014: Applied Informatics and Research Inc. announced today that it has been selected by AIR CANADA to provide Flight Data Monitoring (FDM/FDA/FOQA) Services to Canada’s National Flag carrier for at least Five (5) years.

Founded in 2007 by Steven Roberts, Applied Informatics and Research Inc. is a software development and analysis company specializing in all aspects of flight data enquiry including Flight Data Monitoring, Computer Animation and Mathematics Analysis and software development solutions focussed on their Flight Analysis System (FAS) software toolsuite. Air Canada’s Director, Corporate Safety Environment and Quality, Data Management and Research, Mr. Randall Perrett, stated; “We have had an ongoing relationship with Mr. Roberts and Applied Informatics for many years and the company’s forward thinking, their ability to constantly innovate FDM solutions and their tremendous skills in developing and delivering flight data solutions and specialized tools are second to none. Our relationship assists our organization not only from a safety perspective but from an operational efficiencies point of view as well. I am delighted to be able to continue our relationship and look forward to our joint work on new aircraft and technologies. ”

Air Canada’s FDA program will be based upon the Aerobytes FDM Software which is being extensively programmed by Applied Informatics to support Air Canada’s analysis requirement. Further, Aerobytes and Applied Informatics continue to work closely with Air Canada to develop enhanced reporting, research and data-mining capabilities. As part of the evolution, Air Canada has just adopted the new Applied Informatics FASET Animation System to support all aspects of Flightline Brief-Debrief, FASET is fully integrated with Aerobytes FDM. The Air Canada FDA System will include analysis and animation related to the Airbus 319/320/321 and Embraer 190 as well as the Boeing 767, B777 and B787 fleet.

Air Canada is Canada’s largest full-service airline and the largest provider of scheduled passenger services in the Canadian market, the Canada-U.S. transborder market and in the international market to and from Canada. Together with its Air Canada Express regional partners, Air Canada serves close to 35 million passengers annually and provides direct passenger service to more than 175 destinations on five continents. Air Canada is a founding member of Star Alliance™, the world’s most comprehensive air transportation network. More information on Air Canada can be found at

Applied Informatics and Research Inc. aims to set the standard for Safety Systems Product Development in support of Proactive Safety initiatives. Its people, individually and collectively, have many years of front line experience in their respective areas of specialization. Their staff, and the products they develop, is recognized worldwide as being leaders in their respective fields. Their commitment toward the advancement of aviation safety and the reduction and avoidance of circumstances that lead to injury and loss of life is their paramount goal.

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