First World Maintenance Symposium To Explore New Technologies | Aero-News Network
Aero-News Network
RSS icon RSS feed
podcast icon MP3 podcast
Subscribe Aero-News e-mail Newsletter Subscribe

Airborne Unlimited -- Recent Daily Episodes

Episode Date

Airborne Unlimited-
Monday

Airborne Unmanned-
Alt. Wednesdays

Airborne Flight Training-Alt. Wednesdays

Airborne Unlimited-
Friday

Airborne Special Programs!

Airborne On ANN

Airborne Unlimited--05.18.20

Airborne-Unmanned--05.14.20

NEW! Airborne-Flight Training--05.06.20

Airborne Unlimited--05.22.20

Airborne's Annual April 1st Episode

Airborne-YouTube

Airborne Unlimited--05.18.20

Airborne-Unmanned--05.14.20

NEW! Airborne-Flight Training--05.20.20

Airborne Unlimited--05.22.20

The 2020 Avionics Innovation Preview!

Fri, Jul 10, 2015

First World Maintenance Symposium To Explore New Technologies

Will Be Held In Miami, FL In September

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) will host the first World Maintenance Symposium (WMS) on September 23-24 in Miami, FL. The cost of aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) was $62.1 billion in 2014 and is expected to grow to $90 billion by 2024, according to Jonathan M. Berger, Vice President, ICF International, in an MRO Market Forecast and Key Trends released in January. The WMS will enable aviation stakeholders to share experience and best practices on managing this critical function with maximum efficiency.

“Airlines place safety as the highest priority and work hard to maximize the operational reliability of their aircraft. To accomplish this while reducing the ever-increasing cost of MRO remains a challenge. The World Maintenance Symposium presents a unique opportunity for all stakeholders to share lessons learned and cross-sector expertise that reflect global standards and best practices,” said Rob Eagles, IATA’s interim Senior Vice President, Safety and Flight Operations.

The WMS program sessions will address the complexities of aircraft maintenance, covering topics such as:

  • Opportunities of Wi-Fi versus in-seat inflight entertainment (IFE) in aircraft cabins
  • Aircraft dispatch reliability and human factors
  • Financial and reputational impact from delays
  • Virtual maintenance training (VMT) for MRO

In conjunction with the WMS, the 11th edition of the Maintenance Cost Conference (MCC) will take place, offering parallel sessions on:
3-D printing techniques and how they are reducing costs across MRO areas
Improving the turn-around time for components that need outsourcing
Implementing paperless maintenance records to improve efficiencies and minimize costly human error.
 
More than 300 delegates from airlines, original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), maintenance and repair organizations, solution providers, and other stakeholders across the global value chain are expected to attend the event.

FMI: www.iata.org

Advertisement

More News

NTSB Prelim: Beech 1900

Gear Lights Showed 'Down, Locked, And Safe For Landing' On May 8, 2020, about 2050 central daylight time, a Beechcraft 1900C, N31704, sustained substantial damage when it was invol>[...]

Certification Flight Testing Commences For Black Hawk-Genesys Cockpit Suite

Certification Nearing Completion Of Modernization Of Black Hawks By XP Services Genesys Aerosystems and XP Services have commenced certification flight testing, reportedly the fina>[...]

AEA Unveils First-Quarter 2020 Avionics Market Report

Total Sales Exceed $660 Million In First Three Months Of 2020 -- 8.8% Down Over 1Q/19 The Aircraft Electronics Association released its first-quarter 2020 Avionics Market Report. I>[...]

Aero-News: Quote of the Day (05.27.20)

"The unnecessary actions of the Russian Su-35 pilots were inconsistent with good airmanship and international flight rules, and jeopardized the safety of flight of both aircraft. W>[...]

Russians Won't Play Nice... But They Do 'Stupid' Really Well

Third Unsafe Intercept by Russia in U.S. Sixth Fleet in Two Months For the third time in two months, Russian pilots flew in an unsafe and unprofessional manner while intercepting a>[...]

blog comments powered by Disqus



Advertisement

Advertisement

Podcasts

Advertisement

© 2007 - 2020 Web Development & Design by Pauli Systems, LC