Alaska Airlines | October 22, 2020
Employees of Microsoft Corp. who travel between their global headquarters in Redmond, Washington , and California on Alaska Airlines will take more sustainable flights through the use of sustainable aviation fuel (SAF) to cover their business trips. SAF, provided by SkyNRG, is an important option for the aviation industry to reduce CO 2 emissions on a life cycle basis. This first US partnership of its kind is a model for other companies and organizations committed to reducing the environmental impact of business air travel.
Agreement applies to CO 2 emissions from travel by Microsoft employees between Seattle - Tacoma International Airport and San Francisco International Airport, San José International Airport and Los Angeles International Airport - the three routes most used by Microsoft employees on Alaska Airlines. Under a separate partnership arrangement, Microsoft will purchase SAF credits from SkyNRG, and the SAF will be delivered to the airport refueling system used by Alaska Airlines. Companies will explore the possibility of expanding the program in the future.
GA Telesis | December 29, 2021
GA Telesis, LLC debuts GAT Logistics Solutions Group LLC (“GATLSG”), a wholly-owned global freight forwarding subsidiary that offers a complete portfolio of logistics services to the aerospace industry and time-critical verticals including healthcare, technology, retail, and beyond. GATLSG has a globally positioned team and robust network providing air, sea, and inland freight customers with customized worldwide door-to-door services. The new freight forwarding business offers cost-effective logistics solutions to solve customers' transport challenges from domestic to cross-border needs worldwide.
“Quality, budget, flexibility, and regulatory requirements are all factors in our logistics solutions, enabling our customers to tackle the challenges of the fast-paced industries we serve, To maximize return on investment, GATLSG examines supply chain demands and leverages the scale of our air, ocean, land, multimodal, and project cargo services to execute a strategy that leads to on-time deliveries and ultimately, customer success,”
-Dr. Andreas Bauer, Senior Vice President & TSA Security Coordinator.
“We offer our clients a complete portfolio of integrated logistics solutions committed to optimizing each link of their supply chain. In addition, we design freight forwarding solutions our customers have come to trust and rely on to simplify worldwide logistics and facilitate trade,”
- Jessica Matthews, Managing Director, GAT Logistics Solutions Group.
About GAT Logistics Solutions Group
GAT Logistics Solutions Group is a premier logistics service provider with a robust global network meeting the challenges of today’s supply chain world. GAT Logistics Solutions offers best-in-class competitive air, ocean, inland, and project cargo transportation solutions, helping thousands of customers worldwide manage their shipping costs and increase profits. GAT Logistics Solutions is an innovative freight forwarding and contract logistics provider, an investor in technology to enhance supply chain efficiency, and a pioneer in the market. GAT Logistics Solutions works collaboratively worldwide and synchronizes commerce with smart supply chain solutions. Delivering on time, every time is part of our DNA.
SITA | August 12, 2021
SITA, the leading IT provider to the air transport industry, and LiveAction, the leader in network performance management, today announced the availability of a new reporting solution that gives customers complete visibility and service assurance across WAN and SD-WAN deployments. Based on LiveAction’s LiveSP, the SITA SDN Reporting Platform is available as part of SITA Service Management Assurance, an industry-leading Service Management offering that helps customers achieve maximum value from SITA subscribed services.
LiveAction provides end-to-end visibility into network and application performance from a centralized, single pane of glass dashboard. The platform unifies networking data by collecting, analyzing and reporting on diverse network telemetry datasets, allowing organizations to optimize network, application and end-user performance. This helps network operations teams improve visibility across the entire hybrid network and track network usage, application performance, SD-WAN performance, COS information, cloud traffic usage, network latency and much more. Designed for service providers, LiveSP enables SITA to provide enhanced customer visibility and business insights for SITA Connect services – offering secure, reliable, and flexible network connectivity solutions that deliver ever-improving passenger experiences globally.
“Partnering with LiveAction has helped us develop a world-class service management offering for software-defined networking (SDN), including the co-development of unique reporting features that bring real value to our customers,” said Martin Smillie, Vice-President of Communications and Data Exchange at SITA. “The out-of-the-box integration with existing SDN vendors has reduced time to market with a robust and comprehensive solution.”
With many large airline customers already onboarded in the platform, SITA will be further enhancing the offering by integrating LiveAction LiveWire, a network packet capture solution. This will enable customers to extend network visibility and application troubleshooting and conduct deep forensic analysis if needed.
“Today’s networks are complex and changing rapidly. Having complete visibility into network and application performance is critical to delivering high-performance network services and being able to troubleshoot issues that arise,” said Stephen Stuut, Chief Executive Officer at LiveAction. “We’re excited to be working with SITA to help ensure their customers have world class connectivity and performance across global networks. This has been a complete team effort on both sides.”
SITA is the air transport industry's IT provider, delivering solutions for airlines, airports, aircraft and governments. Our technology powers more seamless, safe and sustainable air travel.
LiveAction provides end-to-end visibility into network and application performance from a single pane of glass. This gives enterprises confidence that the network is meeting business objectives, offers IT administrators full visibility for better decision making, and reduces the overall cost of operations. By unifying and simplifying the collection, correlation and presentation of network and application data, LiveAction empowers network professionals to proactively and quickly identify, troubleshoot and resolve issues across complex networks.