Predictive maintenance solutions for aircraft and engines may be as common someday as yield management systems, but today's cost-conscious environment hampers investment in any product that can't offer an immediate payback. Carriers using the software freely admit the difficulty of quantifying the actual savings in reduced delays or cancellations and improved dispatch reliability. Yet customers with whom ATW spoke confirm its value. Take the example of Airbus's client-based AIRMAN system, ...

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