Pionair Australia chooses OASES to support its new airline operations


Press Release – 1st September 2016

Commsoft is delighted to announce that its industry-leading MRO IT system, OASES, has been chosen by Pionair, the Australian air charter and air freight specialists, to support the three BAe 146-200 regional airliners it will be using for its new airline freight operations.

Pionair will be Commsoft's second active customer in Australia and this new contract represents the eighth deal won for OASES in 2016.

A ‘best-of-breed’ system, OASES offers a highly impressive level of technical sophistication whilst being intuitively user-friendly. To allow for scalability, the system is structured in a modular format and for its new operations, Pionair has selected the Core, Airworthiness, Planning and Materials modules. Warranty and Line Maintenance modules may be added at a later stage.

The system will be hosted on Commsoft’s OASES Private Cloud service.

Nick Godwin, Commsoft Managing Director, commented:

“This contract win is excellent news for us and confirms yet again – for the eighth time this year – the technological, operational and commercial benefits that OASES can deliver. It also confirms that the OASES community is a truly global one and we’re looking forward to working with Pionair to ensure a speedy and successful implementation.”

Pionair, with over 20 years’ experience, is one of Australia’s leading air charter operators specialising in F.I.F.O., Air Cargo (dangerous and non-dangerous goods), Ad Hoc Air Charter and ACMI services.

The company’s Head Office is in Sydney but it also has a full time presence in Cairns, Adelaide, Melbourne, Sunshine Coast and Port Moresby. Pionair’s new airline operations with OASES, which will be headquartered in Bankstown, NSW, are scheduled to start in September.

A pdf version of this press release can be found here 

Pionair's first BAe 146-200QT aircraft VH-SFV 


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About Commsoft

• Founded in 1971, Commsoft (Communications Software (Airline Systems) Ltd) won its first airline contract in 1975. Today, the company is a world leader in aviation engineering and maintenance systems.

• Commsoft’s flagship product is OASES (Open Aviation Strategic Engineering System), which is currently serving over 100 aviation customers worldwide, ranging from national carriers and large third-party maintenance providers to small independent operators.

• Commsoft’s Head Office is in Tiptree, Essex. The company also has regional offices in Derby and Norwich and another close to Gatwick Airport, as well as an office in Australia and support partners in India, Romania and Singapore.






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