Locatory.com revolutionizes aircraft spare parts search with Artificial Intelligence

Locatory_com_AmberWhile the immense importance of spare parts to the aviation industry suggests that this MRO segment should be one of the most advanced, some of the processes related to the procurement of aircraft spares and components are still largely underdeveloped and conducted manually. However, Locatory.com is here to change all that. Meet Amber A.I., a one of a kind Artificial Intelligence-based tool for aircraft parts procurement and logistics management in the aviation MRO market. Capable of recognizing part numbers, quantities and condition as well as producing automatic inventory availability reports and sending out RFQs in just few clicks, it will significantly facilitate your search processes, all via a simple e-mail.

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Is Middle Eastern in-house engine MRO on the road to overcapacity?

FL Technics EnginesDue to the on-going rapid fleet expansion process in the region, the engineering divisions of airlines based in the Middle East as well as third-party MRO providers have been building up their engine overhaul capabilities. Moreover, the local players are ambitious enough to project the possibility of not only becoming independent from the providers in Europe or Asia, but also of grabbing the slice of the global aftermarket. However, despite the expansion of the Middle East-based airlines, some experts believe that the new facilities may prove to be incapable of attracting sufficient number of customers in order to survive.

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Middle Eastern fleet development: it’s not the size that matters

FL Technics EngineeringFuelled by the oil prices of around $124/b and a solid performance in the non-oil producing sectors aviation in the Middle Eastern continues on its path of staggering growth. It has already outpaced the global average with regard to traffic numbers. One of the main drivers of such a success remains the aggressive fleet expansion strategy of such major carriers as Emirates, Qatar Airways or Etihad Airways. However, as the new machines are being delivered, local carriers are beginning to face the challenging maintenance-related reality.

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FL Technics adds Airbus A320 Family and Boeing 727 to the list of its Landing Gear capabilities

FL Technics Landing GearFL Technics, a global provider of comprehensive aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul solutions, continues to successfully expand the scope of its services by adding Airbus A320 Family and Boeing 727 aircraft types to the list of its landing gear overhaul capabilities.

The newly expanded capabilities are aimed at supporting Airbus A320 and Boeing 727 operators in Europe, Russia, the CIS as well as other regions. The MRO solutions offered by the provider for these types of aircraft include landing gear repair and overhaul, component supply, testing, AOG support and other services. 

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New FL Technics’ MRO centre in Kaunas welcomes first clients

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FL Technics, a global provider of comprehensive aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services, has announced about the successful completion of works rendered to its first clients in the new maintenance base in Kaunas, Lithuania. Since receiving all the necessary certificates, the MRO provider has already completed a set of maintenance works on four aircraft, including the first C-check.

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