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British Airways Taps Into Predictive Maintenance For Fleet Health

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✍️ Author: James Pozzi

🏢 Organizations: British Airways

British Airways has completed the rollout of a new automated maintenance reporting system that will give the airline real-time health information about its aircraft fleet. The flag carrier says the electronic technical log platform will generate live performance information across its operated aircraft, which number around 270 aircraft. According to British Airways, this will allow it to “immediately spot potential problems and proactively fix them and reduce downtime.”

The E-Logs platform will replace a more cost intensive time-consuming paper-based aircraft technical logs system. British Airways says that being entirely automated will allow pilots or cabin crew to log issues in writing via iPads placed on the aircraft.

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