Technical

Applying a wealth of technical experience, we help clients to achieve the highest standards of MRO efficiency and cost optimization. We are proven experts in supporting aviation clients for audits and compliance worldwide.

Our Technical Solutions

Audit and compliance

MRO base development

MRO strategy

Material management

Aircraft redelivery

Audit and compliance

Lufthansa Consulting has a proven track record of supporting authority-related matters, covering EASA, FAA or national aviation authorities world-wide. In particular, supporting the Third Country Operators (TCO) certificate, a repair station certificate (EASA Part-145) or continuing airworthiness matters (Part-M/CAMO), or IOSA audits.

Audit and compliance

Description

Obtaining such certifications unlocks the opportunity to expand your network to Europe and increase maintenance capabilities through the recognition of your adherence to authority standards.

Lufthansa Consulting offers end-to-end support throughout the entire application process, starting with an initial assessment, followed by the identification of customized corrective actions and their effective implementation and ultimately providing support in the final authority audits.

Audit and compliance

Benefits

  • Increased safety through compliant operations
  • Shorter application process due to recognition of Lufthansa
  • Consulting by worldwide authorities
  • Hands-on expert know-how in supporting application processes

MRO base development

Developing an MRO base is a common measure to increase revenues of an airport or airline, or to establish in-house capabilities for an airline to reduce dependency on suppliers, reduce costs and generate third party MRO revenues.

MRO base development

Description

The planning of a hangar and/or workshops, for airlines or airports, is a key competence of our Lufthansa Consulting experts. We can guide you through the entire process from identifying the MRO market potential, requirements definition, and hangar and/or workshop planning and conceptual design, to initial land plot assessment and construction support.

Our dedicated team of technical experts and architects for MRO, infrastructure and operations, complemented by decades of experience, is available for your MRO base development.

MRO base development

Benefits

  • Lufthansa Group experience comprises dozens of hangar construction projects
  • Possibility to cover the entire hangar planning and construction process until go-live
  • Hands-on expert know-how in supporting construction processes

MRO strategy

With a cost share of up to 25% of an airline’s direct operating costs, it is critical to monitor and review MRO expenses regularly and optimize spend. This rings true if you are running a start-up MRO business or if you are optimizing an existing MRO operation.

MRO strategy

Description

Our experts can support your organization by benchmarking your current set-up with comparable MRO providers, conducting market potential analyses to identify the target markets, capturable market share and competitors’ capabilities. In addition, Lufthansa Consulting can support your organization by developing a tailored MRO strategy or conducting a process optimization including a comprehensive MOE/CAME review, all with the ultimate goal of cost reduction and efficiency increase.

MRO strategy

Benefits

  • Lean process landscape, optimized MRO cost base and increased efficiency
  • Assurance of having adopted the most suitable MRO strategy
  • Know your capturable market share and benchmark to competitors

Material management

If you are an airline or MRO, if you own material or purchase subcontracted MRO services or you wish to adapt your material management approach – our team can support all matters relating to the sourcing of MRO services.

Material management

Description

Based on current market pricing intelligence and decades of experience in tender management, our aviation experts can enhance and streamline an existing stock holding and support the tendering of MRO services from the market and/or retendering of an existing set-up. We continue to support you through to final contract negotiations, which ultimately lead to a reduced cost base and improved technical dispatch reliability.

Material management

Benefits

  • Streamline in-house stock holding with lower cost of ownership and improved technical dispatch reliability
  • Assurance in having purchased the best possible material management strategy, pricing and terms & conditions
  • Exploit maximum renegotiation potential of existing contracts

Aircraft redelivery

Our transition management services include a range of capabilities at your disposal to manage aircraft redeliveries from lease start to lease end.

Aircraft redelivery

Description

The services cover contract assessment and aircraft inspection at lease start and end, the redelivery management covering the entire redelivery process, aircraft lease or buy decision support incl. contract negotiation and finally the aircraft valuation & sourcing – an expert valuation of your aircraft. All services have the ultimate goal of a penalty-free transition and delivering fully compliant transition documentation and engineering to maximize the availability of your fleet.

Aircraft redelivery

Benefits

  • Minimum penalties, improved plannability and maximized utilization
  • Assurance that the redelivery process is professionally managed
  • Expert support in choosing the right strategy to lease or buy
  • Access to highly volatile aircraft sourcing market

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