Weather Company, an IBM business (NYSE: IBM) has expanded its relationship with CommutAir to offer combined data, science, analytics and weather that deliver improved safety and operational efficiency from the tarmac, the company said.
CommutAir said following an increase in the size of its fleet, it will leverage enhanced flight planning and predictive airport analytics solutions. The company will also further its use of Weather Company´s fusion global tracking and dispatch services. The flight system will provide the airline with the information it needs to make the best decisions for its crew, passengers and business.
Processing over 100 terabytes of data a day, Weather Company helps airlines face the challenge of integrating big data into daily operations for real-time decision making.
Weather Company is a large private weather enterprise, delivering up to 26 billion forecasts daily that help people make informed decisions based on accurate, personalized and actionable weather data.
CommutAir, operating as United Express, is majority owned by Champlain Enterprises Inc., and operates more than 800 weekly flights to 30+ destinations, with Bombardier Q200/300 and Embraer ERJ145XR aircrafts, from bases in Newark, NJ and Dulles, DC.