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New large widebodies assessed
The A330neo, A350 family, 787-10 and 777-X family are already in service or are due to enter service over the next four years. The probable seat configurations, weights, fuel burn performance, and maintenance programmes of each are assessed. Read more...

Using real-time costs in operations
The technology to provide airline operations departments with real-time and accurate costs is on the verge of becoming reality. Such real-time cost systems will be utilised by airline operations and maintenance control departments. Read more...

Narrowbody base check market
The narrowbody global fleet is more than 17,000 units. The fleet is a mix of legacy aircraft, new generation narrowbodies, and large regional jets. Global regional fleet sizes, age and forecast annual base maintenance requirements are examined. Read more...

USM in engine maintenance
A decline in engine values on the aftermarket makes it economic for airlines to acquire time-continued parts and used serviceable material. These will be a rate that can reduce the cost of shop visits by hundreds of thousands of dollars. Read more...
 

Airline experience of predictives
Big Data analytics and predictive maintenance is a relatively new system of managing aircraft component technical faults. This transforms the system from reactive to preventative, with the potential for huge savings. Read more...

The market for large freighters
The majority of the 543 large widebody freighter aircraft will retire over the next 20 years, while the fleet will need to grow by a net 200 aircraft. Up to 700 aircraft are forecast to be required. Read more...