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Realization Releases Video Presentations from Delta, Tata Steel and Others on ...

Business Wire (press release) - January 10, 2011
Representatives of Delta TechOps discuss how they increased throughput without adding personnel or capital equipment. The results are impressive – Delta ...
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Efficiency 3.0 at TechOps

Flight Global - November 09, 2010
It is hard to imagine that an evolution from proven efficiency-improving concepts of Lean and Six Sigma could drive even more throughput for an organisation the size of Delta TechOps. But the application of Eliyahu Goldratt's "Theory of Constraints" is underpinning the drive of Delta's maintenance business to reduce the time engines spend in overhaul by up to 50%.
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Maintenance Special Report: The MRO Quandary

Airline Business - October 26, 2010
[...] Delta Air Lines is strong in the in-house field through its Delta TechOps division, which services its own fleet, along with 150 other operators. Delta TechOps president Tony Charaf says his team is performing a market analysis to see what kind of work can be offered at Minneapolis following Delta's merger with Northwest Airline. Delta is seeking Part 145 certification for Minneapolis and plans to do the same for Detroit. [...]
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Exploring Delta Air Lines Tech-Ops in Atlanta

Airline Reporter - October 08, 2010
Delta's Technical Operations (TechOps) is located on the east side of the airport and is about 1.5 miles long. My tour guide, Anthony Black, thankfully opted for a golf cart, since we had a lot of ground to cover...
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Delta Targets $2 Billion in 'Free Money' from Repairs

Business Week - October 06, 2010
Delta took in $508 million in MRO revenue in 2009, up from about $200 million just a decade earlier, said Tony Charaf of Delta's TechOps unit.
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Delta Maintenance is Actually Growing and Profitable

The Cranky Flier - September 03, 2010
Today, let’s start with the mammoth Delta TechOps maintenance facility. With 63 acres, this place now serves 150 airlines worldwide. My question was simple. How could an airline which outsources some maintenance to other countries create a growing, profitable maintenance business inside the US as well? The answer actually makes a lot of sense.
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Amerijet dry leases second 767 freighter

Air Cargo News - July 19, 2010
... the freighters enter its operating fleet, providing access to engine maintenance via CAM's contract with Delta TechOps, a subsidiary of Delta Air Lines...
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Delta TechOps Signs Long-Term Strategic Agreement with Global Avia Logistics ... - April 21, 2010
Delta Air Lines' (NYSE: DAL) maintenance division, Delta TechOps, today announced that the company has signed a long-term strategic contract with Global Avia Logistics ...
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Delta TechOps after the Merger

Aviation Maintenance Magazine - April 21, 2010
The MRO has long been capable of offering full support of Boeing aircraft. Now, with Delta Airline's 2008 merger with Northwest Airlines, it is making an aggressive push into the Airbus marketplace. Even before the 2008 merger with Northwest Airlines, Delta TechOps was pushing beyond its established MRO base of repairing and overhauling Boeing aircraft. But moving aggressively into the Airbus MRO marketplace was made much easier by the addition of Northwest's A319, A320 and A330 fleet, says Jack Turnbill, Delta TechOp's Vice President of Marketing and Sales.
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Delta TechOps Named Aviation Week 'MRO Of The Year - Outstanding Maintenance Group' - April 20, 2010
"It's an honor to be recognized by one of the industry's leading publications for our leadership in service, innovation and technology in the global MRO industry," said Tony Charaf, president - Delta TechOps...
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