saves more fuel by partnering with OpenAirlines!

    27 Aug 2013


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Open Airlines, a young innovative company, has implemented SKYBREATHE® FUEL EFFICIENCY a software solution to help airlines all over the world achieve important savings (from 1% to 4%) on their fuel costs.

This software is the outcome of 4 years of R&D and has leveraged the results of the Clean Sky CARING* Project, where Open Airlines and partnered. They have developed algorithms to quickly analyze all the flights of an airline and propose fuel savings solutions.

With SkyBreathe® Fuel Efficiency, Open Airlines was awarded the « 2013 Sustainable Development Trophy » by La Melee association and the Toulouse Chamber of Commerce. is particularly concerned by its passengers’ well-being. Its commitment to sustainable development relies on practices base on ethical values and respect of the environment. These are values to which the airline is very much attached.

* Contribution of Airlines for the Reduction of Industry Nuisances and Gases. is the French leisure airline created by the Air France /KLM group.

It provides scheduled and charter flights to direct customers and tour operators at very competitive prices to European and Mediterranean destinations.

For the Summer season 2013 (until October 31st), serves 33 destinations from Paris Orly-Sud: Agadir, Antalya, Boa Vista Bodrum, Catania, Djerba, Dubrovnik, Essaouira, Funchal, Heraklion, Hurghada, Ibiza, Larnaca, Chania, Valletta, Lisbon, Luxor, Marrakech, Monastir, Mykonos, Naples, Olbia, Oujda, Palermo, Porto, Reykjavik, Rhodes, Sal, Santorini, Seville, Split, Venice and Tunis.

From Nantes, the company offers 13 destinations: Ajaccio, Berlin, Djerba, Funchal, Heraklion, Lisbon, Marrakech, Monastir, Palma de Mallorca, Porto, Rome, Seville and Venice.

From Lyon six destinations are proposed: Heraklion, Marrakech, Monastir, Oujda, Seville and Tunis.

From Lille, 6 destinations are proposed: Agadir, Ajaccio, Marrakech, Oujda, Rome and Venice.

Departing from Heraklion, serves one destination: Larnaca.

The service between Porto and Funchal is maintained for summer 2013.

The company also serves the Netherlands this summer: Rotterdam from Biarritz, Bergerac, Toulon, Montpellier and Nice. The cities of Amsterdam and Eindhoven are also served from Nice.

OpenAirlines was founded in Toulouse, France, in 2006 to meet the needs of airlines to optimize their flight operations and reduce their costs.

Leveraging a team of airline specialists, it offers innovative software solutions to save fuel (SkyBreathe®), manage crews (CrewIntelligence™ and CrewPad™) and fleet (OptiFleet™).

Press contact: OpenAirlines – Alexandre Feray – Tel: +33 5 31 61 52 10 –