Ramco to design software for Air India MRO facilityBy IANS
Friday, September 24, 2010
MUMBAI - Air India has appointed Ramco Systems, a city-based software solutions provider, for designing an software package for its maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility, a spokesperson of the national carrier said here Friday.
AI plans to bring all MRO areas onto a common information technology platform with the objective of increasing aircraft availability, reducing inventory, ensuring quicker turnaround times and ensuring cost effectiveness.
The new software will help automate the business processes and heavy maintenance component and engine maintenance, quality assurance, production, planning and control, material procurement, inventory, accounting and payment function, besides others.
This would entail benefits like improvement in turnaround time of business processes, help increase aircraft availability, reduced float requirement and consequent reduction in inventory, besides increasing productivity of all resources.
The system would also help the airline to improve its revenue earning through more third party MRO jobs, the spokesperson said.