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Compliance Management (Quality Management) in an Airline Environment

Aviation Compliance Management

Ever since the introduction of the Safety Management System (often referred to as the SMS), quality management in airlines and the aviation industry seems to have fallen second place with respect to safety assurance in general. It is now called

Posted in Aircraft Maintenance Management, Airline Business, Airline Operations Regulations, Airline Quality Audits, Airline Quality Reports, Airline Quality System, Airline Safety Management System, Airworthiness, Airworthiness Management, Airworthiness Regulations, Findings and Corrective Actions, Flight Operations, Maintenance, Quality and Safety

What is ACMI leasing?

What is ACMI leasing

ACMI is something everyone, who deals with airline business, has come across at some point or another. It is a form of aircraft leasing. It helps airlines in distress but is also the most expensive and least cost effective form

Posted in Airline Business, Airline Business Models, Airline Business Plan, Airline Cost Analysis, Airline Operations Regulations, Flight Operations

Aviation Glossary – Acronyms and Abbreviations

Aviation Glossary

“AD c/w @ EOL w/ 12564:34 a/c FH and 8457 FC, TLB# 245372” – that and similar uses of aviation acronyms and abbreviations are pretty common in the technical aviation business. People who deal with aircraft transitions and airworthiness management

Posted in Aircraft Engineers and Mechanics, Aircraft Maintenance Management, Aircraft Maintenance Regulations, Airline Business, Airline Business Models, Airline Business Plan, Airline Cost Analysis, Airline Income Predictions, Airline Market Research, Airline Marketing Strategy, Airline Operations Regulations, Airline OPS Department, Airline OPS Software, Airline Pilot Training, Airline Quality Audits, Airline Quality Reports, Airline Quality Software, Airline Quality System, Airline Safety Management System, Airworthiness, Airworthiness Management, Airworthiness of Aircraft, Airworthiness of components, Airworthiness Regulations, Aiworthiness Software Systems, Cabin Crew Training, Engineering Careers, Findings and Corrective Actions, Flight Attendant Careers, Flight Operations, Flight Planning and Rostering, Ground Operations, Ground Ops Management, Ground Ops Requirements, Jobs and Training, Maintenance, Maintenance of Aircraft, Maintenance of Components, Maintenance Software Systems, Pilot Careers, Quality and Safety, Sales, SMS as a Management Tool, SMS Calculations, SMS Manuals and Procedures, SMS Requirements, SMS Software, Special Maintenance - NDT, etc.

Brexit in Aviation – will the UK leave EASA? 3 significant topics to consider

Causes of Brexit in Aviation

Brexit is now a fact. At least theoretically, as the separation from the EU still needs to take place. Does that imply that the UK will leave EASA? What implication on the airline industry and aviation in general will this

Posted in Aircraft Maintenance Management, Aircraft Maintenance Regulations, Airline Business, Airline Business Plan, Airline Market Research, Airworthiness, Airworthiness Management, Airworthiness of Aircraft, Airworthiness of components, Airworthiness Regulations, Maintenance, Maintenance of Aircraft

The definition of an aviation MRO

Definition of an aviation MRO

An MRO is a Maintenance and Repair Organization. Therefore, naturally, an aviation or aircraft MRO is a company which specializes in performing maintenance actions on aircraft and their components, such as jet engines and landing gear. In this brief article

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Posted in Aircraft Maintenance Management, Aircraft Maintenance Regulations, Airline Business, Airworthiness, Airworthiness Regulations, Maintenance, Maintenance of Aircraft, Maintenance of Components, Special Maintenance - NDT, etc.

Airline market research – basic tools

Airline Market Research

Airline market research is a complex process which generally may consume a lot of resources. However, it is crucial for a properly constructed airline business plan and can make all the difference between an airline’s success and failure.

Posted in Airline Business, Airline Market Research

Airline income predictions – the basics

Airline Income Prediction

When creating a business plan for any company, income prediction may be one of the most difficult tasks. Predicting airline income is a little awkward as in some cases it may prove to be even more difficult than usual, but

Posted in Airline Business, Airline Income Predictions

Airline costs – an introduction

Airline Costs

No-one needs to be told that airlines are tremendous cost generators and if nothing else, watching closely airline costs is probably the most important thing to do throughout the entire operating life of an airline. I will take a brief

Posted in Airline Business, Airline Cost Analysis

Airline business plan – the basics

Airline Business Plan

To say that any decent business needs to have its own, legitimate business plan is cliché. An airline is no different, although some techniques may not exactly follow the rules of a typical business layout. In this article I intend

Posted in Airline Business, Airline Business Plan

Common Airline Business Models

Airline Business Models

As with any business, the main thing to consider when looking at airline business and airline management are the most commonly used airline business models. The business model, in general, determines the way one intends to make money with the

Posted in Airline Business, Airline Business Models
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