Emirates Airline has inked an agreement to implement a structured trial of the Airbus Managed Inventory (AMI) service which is expected to lead to a wider implementation thereafter. The AMI service offers customized services and automatic replenishment of high-usage and non-repairable parts at the customer’s facilities.
Andrew Hoad, senior vice president, Engineering Support at Emirates said: “We expect that the Airbus-managed inventory service will help us to continue to keep our aircraft in good condition whilst reducing costs at the same time “.
Didier Lux, Executive Vice President of Customer Service at Airbus says: “The aircraft industry is one which requires utmost attention to detail in logistics and inventories and AMI will offer a new dimension.”
The AMI automated inventory management solution supports Airbus customers to reduce inventory holding costs. By capturing material consumption information in real-time and automatically triggering replenishment orders within agreed inventory levels