Laminar data receives industry recognition

8 March 2016

Snowflake Software's Laminar Data platform has received prestigious recognition at the annual IHS Jane's ATC Awards in Madrid, Spain this week – winning the Innovation Award. The first industry specific cloud platform for managing, sharing and monetising aeronautical, weather and flight data was chosen by the independent industry panel for its huge potential in enabling collaboration in accordance to SWIM, reducing costs, complexity and time to market of operational application that have complex data management requirements.

After launching at World ATM Congress, Snowflake is encouraging App Developers to sign up to the platform to benefit from accessing diverse and rich data sources via a single API.

Ian Painter, Managing Director of Snowflake commented "We're thrilled to win the IHS Jane's Award for Innovation and that the IHS Jane's panel has recognised the potential that our Laminar Data platform can bring to the industry. Industry recognition like this encourages small business like Snowflake to continue being disruptive and innovative in the operational side of the aviation industry. That fact that we were nominated by one of our industry partners also makes this a special award, so many thanks to Dejan Damjanovic the CEO and co-founder of FANS-Group Inc for nominating Snowflake for this award."

It's not the first time Snowflake has been recognised by the IHS Jane's Award panel for its contribution to the sector. Last year, Snowflake were part of the winning team who won the Enabling Technology Award for the collaborative Heathrow Airport XMAN cross boarder arrivals management trial. Since the award, XMAN has been deployed into full operational service and has saved an estimated 8000 tonnes of CO2 and £1.65 million in airline and ground costs.

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