L3Harris Commercial Aviation Joins ALTA Association

20th May 2022

The Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) is pleased to welcome L3Harris Technologies, Inc. as a new affiliate member: an American company with more than a century of history and presence in 100 countries and 47 thousand employees.

L3Harris provides solutions for the defense, commercial and civil industries in space, air, land, sea, cyber and multidomain. The L3Harris commercial aviation business offers end-to-end solutions through a broad range of next-generation avionics, flight data analysis services, full-flight simulators, and pilot training and maintenance services for commercial and military customers around the globe.

“We value and continually strive to become part of key organizations actively collaborating in the industry to move our technology and services forward,” said Alan Crawford, President, L3Harris Technologies Commercial Aviation. “L3Harris Commercial Aviation and the Latin American and Caribbean Air Transport Association have the same mission to develop safer, more efficient, and environmentally responsible solutions and are instrumental in identifying and promoting safety in our industry. Our membership and active participation help enable product innovation and aftermarket services that are aligned to the region.”

L3Harris technologies and state-of-the-art surveillance solutions improve pilot situational awareness, operational efficiency, and aircraft operating costs, as well as providing detailed insight into the aircraft and pilot’s aerospace situation. They are leaders in voice and flight data recorders and provide regulatory reporting solutions that are required for cockpit voice, flight data readouts, and datalink data recordings. Furthermore, they provide automated and assisted Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) and Flight Operations Quality Analysis (FOQA) aligned specifically to the individual operator’s standard operating producers empowering more effective decision-making, evidence-based pilot training and specific maintenance needs.

“L3Harris’ advanced technologies allow optimal data management that translates into a safer operation. Having among our members, innovative companies dedicated to the pursuit of safer skies, is a source of pride for ALTA. This is supported by a commitment to generate synergies, share best practices and boost continuous innovation efforts for the benefit of the industry and for the users. I am very pleased to welcome the L3Harris team as we begin working together in the region. We have over 130 active members who work in partnership with ALTA to provide the most advanced technologies and the best service to the region’s countries”, says José Ricardo Botelho, Executive Director & CEO of ALTA.

About L3Harris Technologies
L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $17 billion in annual revenue and 47,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

About L3Harris Commercial Aviation Solutions
The L3Harris commercial aviation solutions sector offers a broad range of next-generation avionics, flight data analysis, airline training solutions and pilot training academies. The breadth of this sector provides globally known voice and flight data recorders, proven ADS-B solutions as well as advanced flight simulation and training centers. Their aftermarket and MRO services provide unrivaled affordability, safety, situational awareness, efficiency and support while the enhanced Flight Data Monitoring (FDM) and Flight Operations Quality Assurance (FOQA) services enable operators to compare actual flight data to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) in an intuitive dashboard and use the real-time data for evidence-based training. They are comprised of several business units as wholly owned subsidiaries of L3Harris Technologies, Inc.

About ALTA
ALTA is a private non-profit association serving the airline industry whose objective is to develop a safer, more efficient, and sustainable aviation in Latin America and the Caribbean. ALTA coordinates collaborative efforts throughout the entire value chain maximizing the impact that aviation has on the economic and social growth of the region for the benefit of industry, nations, and populations served by air transport.

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