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INDUSTRY WATCH
JAL Engineering Co , Japan Airlines ’ engineering division , is deploying IFS aviation maintenance solution in the cloud to modernize long range maintenance planning for its near 200 aircraft fleet .

Japan Airlines engineering division selects IFS solution for aircraft fleet maintenance

Japan Airlines ’ maintenance and engineering subsidiary , JAL Engineering Co , has selected IFS to support fleet-wide long range maintenance planning .

The IFS solution , to be deployed in the cloud , will provide long range planners with the unified information insights they need to quickly develop and share regulatory-compliant fleet maintenance plans that best support aircraft availability , task yield and hangar utilization for nearly 200 aircraft .
The IFS fleet planning solution replaces a JAL Engineering Co legacy fleet maintenance planning process that required extensive manual intervention . The IFS solution will allow the engineering team to manage more aircraft with reduced human intervention due to an efficient user experience , reduction in manual processes , real-time alerts and automated processes .
Deployed in the cloud , IFS ’ s planning and maintenance solution will improve visibility across the organization by providing real time planning updates . JAL Engineering Co staff will now be able to effectively examine the impact of key strategic decisions in the organization – such as modifying aircraft induction / retirement , adjusting resource levels or changing utilization levels – while also comparing key performance indicators .
IFS continues to grow its footprint in the Asia-Pacific commercial aviation and maintenance , repair and overhaul ( MRO ) market , adding JAL Engineering Co , alongside China Airlines , Qantas and TAE Aerospace .
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