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FLYHT introduces new leaders, deploys Actionable Intelligence Platform


December 3, 2020
By Wings Staff

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FLYHT Aerospace Solutions Ltd. has named new leaders as chief operating officer, Matieu Plamondon, is scheduled to leave the Calgary-based company at the end of 2020. FLYHT also announced the deployment of its Actionable Intelligence platform.

This fall, FLYHT introduced the Actionable Intelligence suite of SaaS applications designed to provide real-time insights to help the global commercial aviation industry operate more efficiently and profitably. This solution set leverages the company’s  history of collecting, analyzing and reporting aircraft operational data in real-time.

FLYHT announced the following changes to its executive leadership team:

Derek Graham, current chief technology officer, will become VP of business development to focus on nurturing strategic partnerships with other suppliers of specialty products and services to the aviation industry. Graham brings significant experience in product development, which FLYHT explains will be instrumental as its continues to bolster the Actionable Intelligence offering.

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“The silver lining of the pandemic is that it is creating new opportunities for collaboration that will increase the value of our organic offerings,” said Graham. “Innovation will be key to post-pandemic growth opportunities.”

Darrel Deane, described by FLYHT as key member contributing to its success since 2012, has been promoted to VP solutions. In his expanded role, Deane will  focus resources on FLYHT’s SaaS offerings and transform the legacy applications to Actionable Intelligence.

“Our team has a great balance of airline subject matter experts, product management, and superb technical knowledge. Applying this expertise together with IoT and cloud technologies will ensure our customers unlock previously untapped value in their operations,” said Deane. “Our launch AI technology partners will soon be rewarded with the first of many value driven releases that will result in improved profitability across their operations.”

Matieu Plamondon leaves FLYHT after six years of increasing operational responsibility, most recently as COO. FLYHT explains Plamondon fostered a collaborative working environment and developed a deep and strong bench of operational talent.

“We have a very strong management team that will ensure the seamless day to day operation of the business and the team is well equipped to support the exciting new direction of the company,” said Plamondon. “While leaving a company is never easy, the current strength of the organization helped me make this difficult decision. FLYHT is well positioned to help airlines turn things around post COVID with Actionable Intelligence.”

Plamondon’s departure will be effective December 31, 2020.