Southwest Airlines Selects Mxi Technologies for Planning and Scoping Phase of its Maintenance Operations

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Leading U.S. operator committed to driving best-in-class business processes across its maintenance operations

(Booth 3411 MRO Americas Miami) - Mxi® Technologies, the leader in aviation maintenance management software, announced today that Southwest Airlines® (NYSE:LUV) has selected Mxi Technologies for a collaborative planning and scoping phase aimed at determining how the Maintenix solution would be implemented at Southwest.

As the largest U.S. carrier in terms of originating domestic passengers, Southwest maintains the largest fleet of Boeing 737 aircraft in the world, averaging six flights per aircraft per day. Southwest’s continued fleet and network growth requires a maintenance system that can support the fundamental principles of quality, compliance and industry-leading processes for the airline well into the future.

“Effectively maintaining and delivering a fleet of Safe and reliable aircraft is our top priority,” says Jim Sturgis, Managing Director Quality Assurance, Aircraft Standards and Training at Southwest Airlines. “We’re impressed with Mxi Technologies’ comprehensive software solution that addresses the operational complexities that come with maintaining a growing fleet.”

As part of the engagement, Mxi is teaming with CAVOK, a division of Oliver Wyman, a leading aviation services and consulting firm, to jointly deliver strategic business process re-engineering and professional services.

“We are very proud to have Southwest Airlines collaborate with Mxi, recognizing the critical role modern maintenance management plays in delivering greater operational efficiencies,” said Bill Cavitt, President and CEO of Mxi Technologies. “Mxi is committed to help shape the future state of air travel, driving greater value for the community and the market at large.”

About Southwest Airlines Co:

In its 44th year of service, Dallas-based Southwest Airlines continues to differentiate itself from other air carriers with exemplary Customer Service delivered by more than 46,000 Employees to more than 100 million Customers annually. Southwest operates more than 3,600 flights a day, serving 94 destinations across the United States and six additional countries. Southwest service to Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, begins in June 2015; and subject to government approvals, service to Belize City, Belize begins in October 2015.

From its first flights on June 18, 1971, Southwest Airlines launched an era of unprecedented affordability in air travel described by the U.S. Department of Transportation as "The Southwest Effect," a lowering of fares and increase in passenger traffic whenever the carrier enters new markets. With 42 consecutive years of profitability, Southwest is one of the most honored airlines in the world, known for a triple bottom line approach that contributes to the carrier's performance and productivity, the importance of its People and the communities they serve, and an overall commitment to efficiency and the planet. The 2013 Southwest Airlines One Report™ can be found at Southwest.com/citizenship. Book Southwest Airlines' low fares online at Southwest.com or by phone at 800-I-FLY-SWA.

About Mxi Technologies:

Mxi Technologies is a leading provider of integrated and intelligent maintenance management software, support and services catering specifically to the global aviation industry, including commercial and defense operators, third-party MROs, and OEM aftermarket service providers. Mxi Technologies’ suite of Maintenix® software is uniquely designed to help aviation organizations maximize the revenue potential of their aviation assets through standard, lean, and predictable maintenance. Featuring a modern, Web-based and mobile-enabled architecture, the Maintenix suite delivers advanced capabilities such as controlled workflow, automated maintenance and materials planning, point-of-maintenance access to real-time information, and paperless execution and compliance. Mxi’s global footprint of customers range from emerging, small to midsized organizations to the largest global enterprises, with single to multi-site deployments that scale as high as 6,000 users in a single instance. For more information, visit us at http://www.mxi.com

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