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Commercial Aspects of Aircraft Maintenance

Identifies the drivers in maintenance costs evaluation and analyses arguments concerning maintenance matters in commercial discussions.

Who should attend?

  • Professionals from sales, after-sales or design office departments, working for airframe, engine or equipment manufacturers
  • Professionals from airlines and lessors who are involved in aircraft maintenance

What does this course cover?

  • Maintenance organisation and processes – MRO perspective:
    • Airline and MRO trends
    • Airworthiness authority involvement
    • Customised maintenance programmes
    • Maintenance costs
  • Aircraft engine ownership costs:
    • Designing for low operating costs
    • Engine maintenance programmes for cost-effective operation
    • Maintenance concepts and levels
    • Work packages
    • Cost of ownership
    • Costs and influencing factors
    • Maintenance cost guarantees and agreements
    • Total care
  • Cost effective aircraft maintenance – the lessor’s perspective
  • Financial and operational points of view:
    • Assessment of the different costs linked to maintenance
    • Proportion of each in relation to the total costs (DOC/DMC/detailed breakdown)
    • Maintenance cost systems
    • Methods for cost assessment and cost reductions
    • Support to the airline
  • Airline Maintenance Organisation – an airline’s perspective (focus on on-wing maintenance)
  • Airline criteria
  • Maintenance objectives

Dates and Venue

Chengdu, China
22 - 24 September 2015

Toulouse, France
13 - 15 October 2015

17 - 19 November 2015

Course fee:

€1 285 (Early bird fee is €1 010 if you register 60 days before the start date)

US $1 863 (Early bird fee is US $1 465 if you register 60 days before the start date)

¥11 888 (Early bird fee is ¥9 344 if you register 60 days before the start date)


Cancellation Policy: We require four weeks written cancellation notice prior to the start of the course. After this period, we will charge cancellation fees as follows;
Two to four weeks prior to the start of the course = 50% cancellation fee

During the two weeks before the start of the course or in the case of a No-show = 100% of total amount will be charged.

Please note that name changes are accepted at any time.

Dates and venue
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    Chengdu, China
    22 September - 24 September 2015
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    13 October - 15 October 2015
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    17 November - 19 November 2015
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