How data analytics fuels smarter airplane maintenance




Just a few months after signing up for a specialized Boeing maintenance planning program that combines advanced data analytics with Boeing’s engineering expertise, Emirates quickly saw operational benefits – including to the financial bottom line, according to one of the airline’s top leaders.

“Looking at the Boeing Optimized Maintenance Program, we thought that was the perfect opportunity for us to gain access into the data, knowledge, and experience that Boeing can provide, while also making use of our data inputs to help us achieve the next level of excellence,” said Ahmed Safa, Divisional Senior Vice President, Emirates Engineering.

“The success from the Optimized Maintenance Program has almost been immediate,” he said. “You notice from a cash flow perspective, the benefits of less resource and material requirements – and this is evident from day one."

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