Intelligent Action: ANA Selects UTC Aerospace Systems’ Ascentia™ for Prognostics and Health Management Solutions

  • Ascentia™, UTC Aerospace Systems’ advanced prognostics and health management solution will enable predictive maintenance and preemptive repairs to reduce unscheduled maintenance, reduce service interruptions, and optimize shop visits for the airline’s fleet of 63 Boeing 787s

FARNBOROUGH INTERNATIONAL AIR SHOW, July 16, 2018 – UTC Aerospace Systems, a unit of United Technologies Corp. (NYSE: UTX), today announced that All Nippon Airways (ANA) has selected to pilot the advanced prognostics and health management (PHM) solution Ascentia™, to provide data-driven repair recommendations that will enhance operational efficiency and improve dispatch reliability of ANA’s fleet of Boeing 787s.

Through this pilot program, UTC Aerospace Systems will provide full-flight data analytics, near-real-time analysis and proactive maintenance recommendations targeting decreased occurrences of costly delays, cancellations and unscheduled maintenance.

In ongoing UTC Aerospace Systems pilot programs, airline customers realized more than a 30 percent decrease in potential delays and cancellations related to components and systems monitored by the PHM platform for the 787 fleet.

“We share a common goal, getting passengers where they need to be, when they need to be there,” said Ajay Mahajan, Vice President Strategy & Asset Management for UTC Aerospace Systems’ Aftermarket organization. “We’re accessing thousands of parameters of data from an airline’s fleet, using Ascentia™ to analyze the data and leveraging our team of technical experts to intelligently apply the analytics to provide value through proactive fleet monitoring and enhanced maintenance support.”

AscentiaTM utilizes three core data analysis methods to improve reliability: physics-based modeling, statistical analysis and machine learning. UTC Aerospace Systems’ team of technical experts apply deep product expertise to provide predictive maintenance recommendations and preemptive repairs to reduce unscheduled maintenance, reduce service interruptions and optimize shop visits.

About UTC Aerospace Systems
UTC Aerospace Systems is one of the world’s largest suppliers of technologically advanced aerospace and defense products. UTC Aerospace Systems designs, manufactures and services integrated systems and components for the aerospace and defense industries, supporting a global customer base with significant worldwide manufacturing and customer service facilities. For more information about the company, visit our website at or follow us on Twitter: @utcaerosystems

About United Technologies Corporation
United Technologies Corp., based in Farmington, Connecticut, provides high-technology systems and services to the building and aerospace industries. By combining a passion for science with precision engineering, the company is creating smart, sustainable solutions the world needs. For more information about the company, visit our website at or follow us on Twitter: @UTC