Airlines and fleet operators

Airlines and fleet operators face high demands in today's evolving market. The challenge is to effectively balance profitability and customer satisfaction without compromising safety and compliance.

The changing technological landscape is determining a rise in customer expectations and a more competitive market. In fact, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) expects air passenger growth to double by 2035, with an anticipated 7.2 billion people to travel by air over the next 20 years.

Meeting this challenge will require you to maximize efficiencies and deliver bottom-line value with enterprise software that's designed to streamline your operations, support global scalability and embrace digital transformation.

To stay ahead of the competition and deliver on business objectives today, airlines and their suppliers will need to:

  • Optimize planning and forecasting
  • Meet safety requirements
  • Improve operational efficiency
  • Comply with industry regulations
  • Identify and manage critical assets
  • Integrate enterprise-wide

IFS has an unrivaled understanding of market issues with more than 30 years of industry experience. Our aviation software is built on industry standards, so you aren't locked into a proprietary technology and our flexible, modular architecture helps you to adapt and grow no matter where you are on your journey.

Maintenance planning and execution

IFS Maintenix gives organizations the ability to run maintenance operations in real-time, with accurate configuration management and effective planning across multiple fleets. The power of IFS's best-of-breed Maintenix product sits in its ability to define and manage the asset hierarchies that create 'as designed' and 'as supported' configuration baselines. Real-time validations ensure that an aircraft's actual 'as maintained' configuration complies with the engineering rules defined in its baseline.

IFS software provides maintenance and execution with critical capabilities to plan, coordinate and execute a secure 360-degree operational maintenance program:

  • Heavy maintenance production planning and control
  • Line maintenance planning and execution
  • Comprehensive work packaging
  • Tool and resource management
  • Material and parts management
  • Component repair and shop manufacturing
  • Reliability trend & performance analysis


Airline planners face daily challenges. The first is to reduce maintenance costs and optimize resource utilization across short and long-term horizons. Then, there is the requirement to come up with answers to support strategic growth initiatives.

By introducing better planning capabilities, operators can make the most of the resources they have. Modern tools help meet the end goal of being able to cost effectively service aircraft and to generate the most revenue out of each aircraft. IFS has solutions to help.


What's next

The future of commercial aviation is digital. Being able to handle today's business challenges is important and shaping what's next is crucial to growth and continued success. For aviation organizations to adapt to a transition in business models and prepare for what's next in the unpredictable market, embracing digital transformation on a secure platform is imperative. IFS's modular architecture supports your transformational journey with innovate solutions that include the IFS IoT Business Connector™ and advanced analytics. IFS helps organizations to leverage the latest technology, preparing them for the future of commercial aviation.

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