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Aircraft Maintenance Cost Management (Classroom, 4 days)

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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.

Course details

Available at IATA Training Centers or at your company
Duration: 4 days (32 hours)
Prerequisites: none

What you will learn

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

Who should attend

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


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