The aftermarket specialist hopes to become a paperless operation in 18-24 months, resulting in a 15% efficiency gain for technicians.
Starting with widebody aircraft, the airline is experimenting with e-logbooks at its line stations worldwide.
Gameco is rolling out 5G across its operations in China after entering an agreement with China Telecom last year.
Partnering with startup accelerator program Whispr, the Spanish carrier has implemented its hands-free voice guidance platform on projects including digitizing the aircraft inspection documentation process on its Airbus A350 fleet which was previously paper based.
The MRO adopted EmpowerMX’s FleetCycle MRO software which, will eventually allow it to run a paperless maintenance operation.
The MRO has developed proprietary service center software called eLIROM dedicated to processing all repair activities, which it says has the potential to increase process efficiency by 30%.
Lufthansa TechnikLufthansa Technik’s Virtual Table Inspection project allows customers to remotely attend the inspection of engine parts and no longer travel to Hamburg for it. For this purpose, they are guided directly through the engine shop by means of a mobile device allowing real-time communication with the engine mechanics performing the work.
The French MRO conducted its first totally paperless C check on an Airbus A340 in early 2020. It hopes to eventually have all its maintenance teams working on the same paperless model.
In summer 2020, the Swiss maintenance provider introduced remote table inspections using video streaming portal for any engine type or shop visit.
A snapshot of some of the digital initiatives being introduced by the MRO industry in 2020.