Glasgow, United Kingdom, May 22, 2011 --(PR.com
)-- SH&E, an ICF International company, and Gael Ltd have announced that they have formed a strategic partnership agreement to enhance their mutual-solution offerings to their clients worldwide. The aviation industry continues to see growth year on year with an increasing focus on safety management. With this new partnership, airlines, airports, government aviation authorities, HEMS, MROs, and advanced flight departments will benefit from the combined collaborative solutions and systems that SH&E and Gael bring to the marketplace.
SH&E is the largest consulting firm dedicated to the air transport industry, with 45 years of experience in providing advice, solutions and, value to its clients. SH&E is recognised for its professional consultancy and analytical skills, demonstrating a wealth of experience and a unique understanding of the problems facing the aviation industry. SH&E offer safety, security and regulatory compliance services, including IOSA consultancy audits for passenger and cargo operations and ICAO compliance services. SH&E also offers a safety management program and integration advice, allowing for its customers to be totally compliant with the latest industry innovations.
Lou Sorrentino, SH&E Vice President for safety, security, and regulatory compliance, stated, “Gael’s suite of software services links cleanly to SH&E’s advanced consultancy services within the transportation and aviation sectors, providing a cost-effective means to provide high value, end-to-end solutions to our clients.”
Gael Ltd was established in 1992, initially as a software solution to manage governance, compliance and risk more effectively. Today, Gael’s Q-Pulse solution is a leading Global Aviation Safety and Quality Management (SMS & QMS) solution that is used by more than 300 aviation companies worldwide. These companies range from more than 80 IATA carriers, to aeroplane manufactures, government authorities, international airports and MRO’s. Gael’s focus is pioneering new innovative ways to manage safety and working with other key industry suppliers to integrate and harmonise its SMS solution with, for example, a range of leading Flight Data Management & FOQA Systems (FDM). With aviation-specific offices in the Middle East and the Americas, Gael is well placed to offer a structured approach of working closely with clients and delivering integrated solutions that match their requirements.
Gael Ltd’s COO Ashley Marron stated, “SH&E’s global aviation experience and expertise, integrated with Gael’s Q-Pulse solution will be vital in enabling the US aviation industry to become safety compliant (SMS) and we are therefore excited to be working with SH&E. The strategic partnership allows us to jointly tackle the issues organisations have with adhering to the current and future safety regulations within the aviation industry. ”