SEATTLE, 28 May 2014. Boeing (NYSE:BA) is acquiring AerData Group B.V., a provider of integrated software solutions for lease management, engine fleet planning, and records management 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," says 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'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.
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 business.
"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 says.
Terms of the transaction are not being disclosed.