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Engineering and Maintenance

IATA considers design, certification and airworthiness issues and promotes optimal means of improving safety, reliability and productivity in aircraft engineering. It establishes guidelines on engineering best practice and the standardization of technology.

The IATA Engineering & Maintenance Group (EMG) assists and supports the Operations Committee (OPC) in all matters relating to optimizing engineering and maintenance measures to improve safety, reliability and productivity.

Objectives of maintenance program optimization

  • To develop IATA guidance material for maintenance program optimization
  • To review the Maintenance Review Board Report (MRBR) revision process timeline with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and identify improvement opportunities
  • To accelerate data collection from operators to support MRBR revision process e-procurement

EMG information exchange

The EMG Information Exchange (EMG IE) enables EMG members to quickly and confidentially exchange information on any matter with technical implications, from which lessons are learned or corrective measures are taken.


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