Air Canada has signed an agreement to implement
the Boeing Maintenance Performance Toolbox to support maintenance
operations for its Boeing 767, 777, 787 and 737 MAX airplane
The Maintenance Performance Toolbox suite
delivers real-time access to information that technicians need to
quickly resolve airplane maintenance issues. As part of the
Toolbox deployment project, Boeing will also provide services for
transition and migration of customized data from maintenance
management applications currently used by Air Canada, and will
enable integration with existing maintenance resource planning
"Lean practices are essential to our
operations," said Alan Butterfield, Air Canada vice president of
maintenance and engineering. "By implementing Maintenance
Performance Toolbox, we will be moving from legacy IT to 'lean IT'
solutions. As we move ahead with fleet expansion, this Boeing
solution will enable us to streamline and standardize access to
In addition to supporting its current fleet, Air
Canada will implement Maintenance Performance Toolbox in
maintenance operations for its new 787 airplanes.
Earlier this month,
Boeing and Air Canada finalized an order for 61 737 MAX airplanes.
Toolbox will also be implemented for the new 737 MAX additions to
the fleet as they are delivered.
"We continue to receive positive feedback from
our airline customers about how Boeing Maintenance Performance
Toolbox has helped to improve operations efficiency," said Per
Noren, vice president, Customer Solutions, Boeing Digital
Aviation, a business unit of Commercial Aviation Services. "We are
excited to support Air Canada as they leverage this solution to
achieve their goals for lean and efficient maintenance
Today, more than 120 airlines rely on
Maintenance Performance Toolbox to support their engineering and
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