ALTA welcomes Conidia Bioscience Limited as an Affiliate Member

Panama – May 9, 2018 – The Latin American and the Caribbean Air Transport Association (ALTA) welcomes Conidia Bioscience Limited as a new Affiliate Member that joins the group of industry suppliers that work collaboratively to boost the development of aviation in the region.

Conidia Bioscience Limited develops fast and easy-to-use tests to detect microbiological contamination on jet fuel. Its solutions for this type of fuel are commercialized through the FUELSTAT® brand, which has been endorsed by IATA for more than 10 years as the mechanism to monitor the quality of the fuel and by Boeing, Airbus and Embraer, to name a few, who are including it in their maintenance manuals.

“The quality of the product used by our airlines is very important, from its production in the refinery to delivery in the wing of the aircraft. Having a strategic partner that help us ensure the quality of the product we consume is key and that is why I am excited to welcome Conidia Bioscience Limited as a member of ALTA and our Fuel Committee. I am convinced that its presence in the organization will be of great value to all our members and will contribute to achieving a more efficient aviation in costs and fuel quality in the region”, commented Luis Felipe de Oliveira, Executive Director of ALTA.

FUELSTAT® is used by over 300 commercial airlines globally and extensively by MRO sector, as well as the fuel supply chain by both, the oil companies and the into aircraft supply companies.

Patrick Taylor, Sales and Marketing Director of Conidia states “Conidia are delighted to be joining ALTA and will bring a huge amount of experience and resource to work with ALTA and its members to contribute to the continued development of the understanding of microbial contamination and the solutions that exist to best manage this subject.”

FUELSTAT® is a truly on-site test that do not requires any strict sterility measures or samples of fuel to be sent off site. It is simple to learn and simple to use, and results are available in only 10 minutes. The test comes with FUELSTAT® Result, a free to download app using standard smartphone technology that instantly verifies the result, eliminating any doubt about interpretation, and records to secure customer portal for immediate decision making and trend analysis of contamination.

“Defining fuel quality standards is another mechanism to achieve a safer and more sustainable operation. The membership of Conidia Bioscience Limited will contribute to maintaining effective evaluation, control and response mechanisms that will allow us to reach the full potential of the industry in Latin America and the Caribbean”, de Oliveira added.


About Conidia Bioscience

Conidia Bioscience continues to lead fuel the industry in Microbiological infection detection by utilizing the latest and most effective detection technology Immuno Assay, Fuelstat® Plus and combining this test with Fuelstat® Result Mobile App Reader confirmation system allows users to benefit from 10-minute testing and instant result confirmation and data management.

Conidia continues to develop the Fuelstat® product range and is in the process of bringing new testing processes to the aviation market later in 2018.

About ALTA

ALTA is a private non-profit organization, whose objective is to coordinate the collaborative efforts of its members to facilitate the development of a safer, more efficient and environmentally responsible air transport in the Latin American and Caribbean region, to facilitate economic development and the benefit of our members, the aviation industry, governments and populations served by air transport.

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