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Maintenance Cost Seminar and Reliability Control Programme

an AIRBUS Company

Helps Airbus operators to initiate and develop concrete ideas for implementing a streamlined reliability control that has a direct and positive impact on your fleet’s economic performance.

Who should attend?

  • Managers and engineers responsible for their airline’s Reliability Control Programme (RCP) which is a mandatory requirement according to EASA Part M and FAA Advisory Circular 120-17A
  • Airline personnel seeking to learn, exchange and benchmark aircraft economics topics with the worldwide community of Airbus operators
  • Engineering, Maintenance and Finance personnel who wish to maximise the benefits of AirbusWorld, the Airbus online customer portal

How will I benefit?

  • Learn about Aircraft Economics, combining technical and financial aspects of aircraft maintenance and operations (module 1)
  • Experiment with today’s methods and tools used by leading airlines to manage and improve aircraft economic performance  (module 1)
  • Compare and contrast your experience using Airbus tools with airline colleagues from around the world (module 1)
  • Learn how to implement a streamlined reliability control programme within an airline maintenance and engineering organisation (module 2)
  • Understand the advantages of an RCP from an economics and an operational perspective (module 2)


What does the seminar cover?

Unless otherwise stated, this seminar is split into two modules (1) Maintenance Cost Seminar and (2) Reliability Control Programme. You can attend both or choose your preferred module.

Module 1: Maintenance Cost Seminar (first 3 days)

  • Maintenance Economics and Airbus toolset – reporting, decision making and corrective actions and follow-up, RCP workshop and industry visit
  • Maintenance Economics – airline maintenance revenues, cost and cash, methodology for benchmarking
  • Hot topics lectures during the module: Make vs. Buy analysis, Preventive Maintenance and Fuel Efficiency
  • Using Airbus suite of tools for gathering up-to-the-minute operator knowledge and expert recommendations for fleet solutions and component management – IDOLS for maintenance costs

Module 2: Reliability Control Programme (last 2 days)

  • Reliability Control Programme – regulatory aspects, an RCP that is data-driven, outputs of an RCP, data management, performance measurement and analysis


► Please note that Module 1 courses taking place in Toulouse usually include a visit to the Final Assembly Line A380 and this will depend on current security measures in place.

     Those attending Module 2 only are of course welcome to join us for this special excursion.


Dates and venues:

  • 22 - 26 November 2021 - Airbus Leadership University campus, Toulouse


Course fee both modules: €2 550 / $3 100 - Early bird fee*: €2 040 / $2 480

Course fee 3-day sub module: €1 530 / $1 860 - Early bird fee*: €1 230 / $1 488

Course fee 2-day sub module: €1 020 / $1 240 - Early bird fee*: €820 / $992

(All prices excluding V.A.T)

For in-company solutions, please contact our Business team :


* Early bird pricing is applicable if booking is made 60 or more calendar days before the start of the course

Full payment must be received 4 weeks prior to the session unless training is funded by an OPCO (applicable to France only).

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.

AirBusiness Academy reserves the right to cancel any course up to four weeks 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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    Airbus Leadership University campus, Toulouse
    22 November - 26 November 2021
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