airBaltic sets global benchmark with AI in safety reporting

airBaltic and Beams enter a partnership to provide AI for analysing safety reports (image credit: airBaltic)

The Latvian national airline airBaltic and Beams, a leading safety intelligence company, have entered a partnership to provide artificial intelligence (AI) for analysing safety reports.

Martin Gauss, President and CEO of airBaltic: “airBaltic continues to lead when it comes to innovations.

“Our ongoing aim to increase efficiency across different business functions has resulted in an impressively high usage of AI-powered solutions in different business areas.

“We continue to invest in our future by using AI and are glad to team up with Beams and be among the first global airlines to embark on this journey.”

Pauls Cālītis, Chief Operations Officer of airBaltic: “To review safety reports at scale and to highlight new safety insights, a powerful and scalable IT infrastructure is required that is also secure. From analyzing safety reports to simulating ‘what-if’ scenarios, AI is our new intelligent companion from Beams, ensuring that airBaltic remains at the forefront of aviation safety.”

Alan Sternberg, CEO of Beams said: “We are honoured to be selected by airBaltic to bring our platforms and expertise to their safety teams, particularly as they pursue their ambition to constantly improve their safety reporting processes,” .

“AI plays a key role in reading and analyzing the vast amount of human-written safety reports.

“The Beams AI Analyst is the first step toward giving safety teams at airBaltic cross-functional capabilities with AI.”