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APU OFF Solution

An aircraft cabin sanitizing solution by photocatalysis

February 2020

APU OFF Solution

An aircraft cabin sanitizing solution by photocatalysis

  • World Alliance Member
  • Featured Solution
  • Labelled Solution
Label Date February 6, 2020
Collaborating with Air France
From France
Maturity stage TRL 9 / CRI 5-6 - Market competition driving widespread deployment &/"Bankable" grade asset class

The APU OFF Solution is deploying performing equipment including a unique sanitizing system allowing airlines to switch off the APU [Auxiliary Power Unit] on the ground while maintaining the same level of comfort and decreasing significantly the emissions at the airport. Airlines will save fuel and sanitize their aircraft cabin while reducing their CO2 and NOx emissions at airports.

The Environmental Benefits

  • 16% less CO2 emitted at airports
  • 9% less NOx emissions at airports
  • Eliminates 94% of viruses in 60min while cooling, venting or heating the aircraft cabin.

The Financial Benefits

  • Around 30% savings for airlines compared to APU current operating costs of running

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Activity Region

  • Headquarters
  • Activity

Company Profile

Smart Airport Systems

SAS mission is to provide sustainable solutions for aviation by generating fuel savings to airlines and reducing emissions to airports.

Headquarters 75014 Paris, France
Type Company
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Collaborating with

Air France

Air France is the #1 French airline, and a leading global player in passenger, cargo transport and aircraft maintenance.

Headquarters 93290 Tremblay-en-France, France
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