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Delta TechOps Invests In New MRO Technology For Engines

Aviation Week - August 02, 2012
Delta Air Lines’ Technical Operations (TechOps) maintenance arm is pushing a raft of new engine overhaul and repair technology as part of efforts to cut costs and boost revenue. “There is a consistent tug and pull between users and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) these days, and airlines like Delta are investing in the ability to do more of this [sophisticated engine inspection and repair] on their own,” says David Garrison, Delta TechOps engine and component maintenance managing director. ...
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Watch Video Case Studies from Realization's Project Flow

Project Flow - February 27, 2012
Project management firm Realization has posted video presentations from its Project Flow 2011 conference in Nov. For those of you interested in commercial MRO, check out [...] Delta TechOps' John Laughter talk about reducing cancellations from 2010-2011 for both base and line maintenance. ...
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Project Management Technology Keeps Critical Chain Bright

Realization - February 24, 2012
Delta TechOps’ Engines and Components unit was the first TechOps group to work with Concerto, Realization’s project management software. In the period from 2006—before the Realization engagement began—to 2008 the group’s engine turnaround times (TATs) decreased by an average of 30 percent and engine production increased by 23 percent, thanks in part to the CCPM technology.
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Delta lifts profits with repair work on rivals' planes

Minneapolis Star Tribune - December 03, 2011
The carrier maintains and fixes commercial and private aircraft as part of a growing $500 million business. photo was taken on April 11, 2011 on a Delta TechOps camera. You can just attribute to Delta Air Lines. Delta Air Lines is looking to bring in ...
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Leveraging Lean

Aviation Maintenance Magazine - June 01, 2011
[...] Delta's Pratt & Whitney 2000-series engine shops are an example of what Lean and related tools can accomplish, despite the complexity of the equipment and the interdependencies between shops. Laid out by the mechanics, this line repairs or overhauls 160 engines per year, including outside work. That's up from a historical average of 100-120 engines a year. TAT for Delta's 2000-series engines has gone from 55-60 days historically to 30 day's now, Garrison says. [...]
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Delta Nears Completion of Comfort Cabins

Aviation Week - May 11, 2011
Delta TechOps has completed 108 modifications to make way for a new “Economy Comfort” class on its Boeing and Airbus aircraft, which will start flying on June 1. Delta foresees completing the remaining 62 cabins by the end of the month. The new class applies to Boeing 747/757/767/777 and Airbus A330 aircraft flying intercontinental routes. A total of 170 aircraft will fly with the new seating section, which allows 4 in. more leg room per passenger and 50% more recline. The economy comfort seats on Boeing 757/767/777 and A330 models will accommodate personal screens for inflight entertainment and in-seat power. Delta has added Economy Comfort as a ticketing option on its website, which the airline’s diamond and platinum members can book for free. Economy passengers may upgrade their tickets to Economy Comfort for an additional fee.
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Delta TechOps Expands Third-Party Capacity

AviationWeek.com - April 28, 2011
To combat its space-constraint problem at Atlanta, Delta TechOps is working on certifying two pre-merger Northwest Airlines hangars to FAA Part 145 status, which would allow it to complete third-party maintenance work at those facilities. ...
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Gol-Delta tie-up offers new model for MRO partnerships

Flightglobal - April 04, 2011
Gol has forged a pioneering partnership with Delta TechOps under which the US ... Delta TechOps is to assist Gol in identifying and implementing measures to...
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Delta TechOps, GOL Forge $1 Billion Maintenance Package

Aviation Week & Space Technology - February 28, 2011
Delta TechOps and GOL Linhas Aereas Inteligentes inked a five-year multifaceted maintenance deal that should result in growth for both companies and generate up to $1 billion in revenue growth and cost savings in the next decade, according to Delta.
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GOL banking on lower MRO costs driving higher profitability

Flight Global - February 06, 2011
Brazil's Gol expects to reduce its maintenance costs as it starts to work with Delta TechOps in certifying its MRO facility with the US FAA.
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