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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

Toulouse, France
15 - 17 March 2016

Toulouse, France
28 - 30 September 2016

16 - 18 November 2016

Course fee: coming soon


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.

AirBusinessAcademy reserves the right to cancel any course up to 21 days prior to course commencement. A full refund of the course fee can be provided upon written request. AirBusiness Academy will not be liable for any other expenses incurred by course participants (i.e. airfare or hotel charges)

Dates and venue
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    Toulouse, France
    15 March - 17 March 2016
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    Toulouse, France
    28 September - 30 September 2016
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    16 November - 18 November 2016
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