Air India has recently adopted Ramco's maintenance software to better manage its fleet of aircraft.
Ramco Systems said its Aviation Suite software, which is accessible on the cloud, mobile devices and tablets, is helping Air India be more efficient in maintaining its aircraft fleet of Boeing and Airbus, through such features as history tracking of repairs and components.
Air India said it has evaluated several vendors offering maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) software, but they settled for the Ramco solutions because they meet the "elaborate functional requirements" of the airline.
"We are happy to announce the successful go-live of Ramco Aviation Suite at Air India," said Vipin Kumar Sharma, SBU Head, Air India. "As the entire fleet is maintained on the system, we would be able to effectively track history of the aircraft and components for faster resolution of defects/snags and thus reduce our maintenance turnaround time (TAT)."
Ramco Systems prides itself of its Global Aviation Maintenance & Engineering (M&E) and MRO software. Ramco said its Aviation Suite is used to maintain over 60 leading aircraft models for its customers worldwide - "from single jet owners to large MROs", including Air India's latest generation of Boeing 787.
"By addressing the next generation of aircrafts, we have continued to serve the complete gamut of aviation industry with our best-of-breed solution," said Virender Aggarwal, CEO, Ramco Systems.
Ramco said its end-to-end solutions cater to a huge segment of the aviation, aerospace and defence industry. "Written ground up for Aviation industry, Ramco Aviation Suite also offers complete ERP functionality including HR, finance, and materials thereby addressing every business need of the aviation segment," the company said.
On its website, Ramco said its latest Series 5 MRO solution includes several features - from engineering to supply chain, to operations and human capital management. The solution includes a graphic user interface to help maintenance operators plan and allocate maintenance work, including allocating available resources such as maintenance slots and hangar bays.
Air India said it operates and maintains its own MRO internally, including heavy maintenance check, line check, engine and component overhaul for its entire fleet. The airline said its engine overhaul facility and part of workshops undertaking servicing of engine components are approved by the Federal Aviation Administration and the European Aviation Safety Agency.
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