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SURREY, British Columbia, January 4, 2024 (Newswire.com) – International Water-Guard Industries, Inc. (IWG) and Jet2.com have entered into an agreement to install IWG’s patented “Pre-Select” Intelligent Water Quantity System on 52 B737-800 NG aircraft, making Jet2.com the first airline in Europe to use the product.
Jet2.com has chosen the IWG Pre-Select system, which enables operators to accurately manage the amount of potable water carried based on data of actual usage from IWG’s proprietary system, providing weight and jet fuel savings. IWG’s Pre-Select is Transport Canada, FAA, and EASA approved, with STCs for Boeing’s 737NG and the MAX -8 and -9 aircraft and installations completed in Canada, Europe, and the Americas.
“The IWG Pre-Select System provides immediate fuel and carbon savings by reducing aircraft weight through effective water management. Through trials with airlines, IWG has compiled a sizeable amount of data supporting the efficiencies gained through Pre-Select, and we are pleased to have Jet2.com become the first airline in Europe to take advantage of our product to help meet their operational goals and reduce emissions from flight,” said Steven Bis, President and CEO of IWG.
“We are thrilled to partner with Jet2.com as our Pre-Select launch customer in Europe. Potable water management provides a tremendous return on investment and supports Jet2’s sustainability strategy. Pre-select reduces aircraft weight as much as 180kg, 400lbs on each flight, providing a reduction in fuel required and carbon emissions. We look forward to further enhancing our systems and working together to support Jet2.com’s specific requirements as well as installations with their additional fleet types,” added Larry Morasch, Director of Sales with International Water-Guard.
Chris Hubbard, Director of Engineering & Maintenance at Jet2.com, said: “Travel and tourism is a force for good and, like all industries, we know how critical it is to reduce our climate impacts. We have already taken a number of tangible actions on our journey to Net Zero, and we are very pleased to be the first European airline to partner with IWG and install the Pre-Select system, which will help us achieve weight reduction benefits to further support that journey.”
Based out of British Columbia, Canada, International Water-Guard (IWG) has been helping commercial and business aircraft worldwide to improve the quality of the onboard water system, protecting both passengers and crew from the risk of waterborne illnesses, and providing exceptional components to enhance the capability of OEM installed water systems. IWG is a leading provider of flight-certified potable water treatment units, on-demand water heaters, and innovative weight-reduction water components and systems. As a Transport Canada-approved organization with numerous U.S. and Canadian Supplemental Type Certificates to its credit, IWG has the aviation experience to design, certify, and deliver the finest potable water treatment solutions.
Jet2.com is the UK’s third largest airline, providing leisure flights from the UK to sun, ski and leisure city destinations across the Mediterranean, Canary Islands and Europe.
SURREY, British Columbia, November 30, 2023 (Newswire.com) – International Water-Guard Industries, Inc. (IWG) announced today that it has been selected to provide Lavatory components including Touchless Faucets and Water Heaters to Airbus for installation on their A320, A330, and A350 series airframes.
The contract scope covers standard fit, customer select options, and all aftermarket support requirements.
“Putting our customers first, engineering innovative airborne water management solutions, and consistently living up to our core values with a driving principle of doing what we say we will do is what we focus on at IWG and I believe was a key driver in Airbus’ decision to partner with us on this program,” said Steven Bis, President and CEO of International Water-Guard.
“We have built a great working relationship with Airbus, and we look forward to developing this further as we embark on this project. Building on over 30 years of designing, producing, maintaining and supporting our own aviation potable water products, we are committed to meeting the needs and expectations of Airbus and their customers,” continued Steven Bis.
The project begins today and will see IWG products on Airbus aircraft as early as 2025.
International Water-Guard Industries Inc. is a Canadian aerospace company focused on aircraft potable water components and systems. Our team of aviation water professionals develops innovative solutions that address the requirements and issues surrounding on-board water supply. IWG is a leading provider of flight-certified potable water treatment units, on-demand water heaters, lavatory water components, compact water systems, potable water weight management solutions (Pre-Select), and lightweight valves.
As the aviation industry deals with the effects of the global pandemic, passenger health has never been so much in focus. As well as working to safeguard cabin hygiene measures can also have a vital role to play in making passengers feel more confident about flying. Of all areas on board, it is easy to see why the lavatory would be a key area for passenger anxiety.
International Water-Guard (IWG) has been concerned with passenger health since it began using ultraviolet (UV) light to disinfect aircraft water more than 30 years ago. The company continues to develop products that promote passenger health. Its new Healthy Lav collection includes various touchless and disinfection technologies, all designed to help business jet OEMs, luxury charter airlines, fractional ownership companies, head-of-state and other corporate jet operators meet the challenges of improving lavatory hygiene.
IWG’s Pre-Select System reduces fuel burn, carbon emissions, and the waste of fresh water on every flight. It pays for itself through the fuel savings it generates. This is a must-have for airlines that care about reducing their environmental impact and demand always better! #climatechange #climatecrisis #sustainability #IWG #actnow #environment
Flair Airlines signs MOA with International Water-Guard Industries for the IWG Pre-Select Intelligent Water Quantity Controller for 737 Max fleet.
International Water-Guard (IWG) is pleased to announce the signing of an MOA with Flair Airlines for the installation of the Patented IWG Water Quantity Pre-Select System on Flair’s newest 737 MAX aircraft.
“Having Flair Airlines be our launch customer for the 737-8 Pre-Select System is an honour”, said Steven Bis, President and CEO of International Water-Guard. “Teaming up with a Canadian airline to lead the industry in sustainable operations that help reduce CO2 emissions and limit the excess use of one of our country’s valued resources, water, is exciting and demonstrates what can be achieved when companies are focused on doing the right thing, for the right reasons.”
Demonstrating once more that even in difficult times our creativity and endurance always persevere. At IWG will always work toward different ways to improve your well-being! Check IWG’s Healthy LAV, our latest innovation!
Innovative light-weight water system products for Lavatories and Galleys; while meeting exceptional performance and reliability requirements for well-established OEMs.
IWG also steps-it-up by offering luxurious and practical product designs for the next generation interior cabin environment for commercial airline carriers.
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Environmentally conscious, easy to operate, Water + Weight + Data Management all in one device. Introducing; the new intelligent water quantity Pre-Select System specially designed for Boeing 737NG – 600 through – 900ER family aircraft.
Sustainable and digital onboard solutions will be the approach for the aerospace industry in the foreseeable future. Helping the industry to return to where they were before pandemic times while facing the reality of Climate Change is a must.
IWG’s Pre-Select system will move the needle towards a more eco-friendly way of flying while reducing fuel burn and carbon footprint substantially and contributing to significant savings.
A sustainable approach that will drive revenues and reduce costs by delivering greater efficiencies
In the wake of the pandemic practicing social distancing and avoiding the risk of touching anything around us is the most secure way to protect ourselves and others.
IWG Touch-less and Gesture Recognition technology along IWG disinfection components, not only will allow for passengers to be safe but also to provide a reliable and protected travel time.
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Exceptional Water en Route!