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Engine OFF Solution

A certified green taxibot for airline and airports operations

February 2020
Gallery Engine OFF Solution 1
Gallery Engine OFF Solution 1


ENGINE OFF Solution enables airlines and airports to improve their operational efficiencies.

The ENGINE OFF Solution is deploying the TaxiBot® (a semi-robotic hybrid towing vehicle designed for taxiing airplanes) guaranteeing airlines to switch off the aircraft main engines during taxiing while maintaining the same level of comfort and decreasing significantly the emissions at the airport. The objective of the ENGINE OFF Solution is allow the airline to save fuel wherever the TaxiBot® is available while reducing CO2 a NOx emissions at airports.

Label Date February 18, 2020
From France
Maturity stage Medium and large scale commercialization
Looking For Visibility ; Partners

The environmental benefits

  • 42% less CO2 emitted at airports
  • A 35% reduction of NOx emission at airports

The Financial benefits

  • Around 20% savings for airlines compared to main engines current operating costs

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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.

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Headquarters 75014 Paris, France
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