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Aftermarket specialist AAR has signed a contract to provide European leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines with power-by-the-hour (PBH) component inventory management and repair services on its fleet of 17 A320 and A321 aircraft.
AAR said the new long-term contract further extends its PBH programme and integrated supply chain services across Europe.
It will manage the aircraft supply chain through its global warehouse network with a primary parts pool in Brussels, as well as the availability of home-base kit.
Using AAR’s predictive maintenance analytics, Small Planet will also will have access to AAR inventory pool through digitally optimised exchanges and procurement.
“As Small Planet moves into new markets, AAR will work behind the scenes to ensure its fleet delivers the safety and reliability that its customers count on at a competitive price,” said Deepak Sharma, president, AAR international supply chain.
“AAR’s global warehouse network and digital platforms allow us to minimize aircraft-on-ground time and maintenance costs.”