Aircraft maintenance represents a substantial but necessary cost for every airline. This course introduces tools for controlling and reducing maintenance costs without compromising on quality.
You will learn how to identify and eliminate unnecessary expenses, be it in your maintenance contracts, schedules or MRO strategy. You will also learn performance metrics to help you report cost savings and assess the quality of your maintenance work.
Available at IATA Training Centers or at your company
Duration: 4 days (32 hours)
Upon completing this course you will:
- Know the latest Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) trends and how they affect your airline
Have tools to analyze the impact of MRO decisions on an airline’s costs and aircraft asset value
Be able to identify key opportunities for cost reduction in maintenance and engineering
Have benchmarks for evaluating “make versus buy” decisions, suppliers and MRO projects
Have techniques and strategies to control and reduce maintenance costs
Know about the IATA initiatives that can help you and how to take advantage of them
The Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) market and current trends in maintenance and engineering
Maintenance economics overview
Maintenance cost drivers: plan and control
Maintenance cost benchmarking toolset
Strategic sourcing: from a request for proposal (RFP) to the contract
- Exercises and case studies
- Final examination
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An IATA Certificate of Completion is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 70% or higher on all exercises and exams. A special distinction is awarded to participants obtaining a grade of 90% or higher.
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This course is recommended for:
- Airline and MRO managers working in aircraft engineering and maintenance
Finance managers involved in the accounting and reporting of aircraft maintenance costs
Supply chain managers responsible for identifying MRO providers
Asset and fleet managers
Lessors with an interest in maintenance costs