Sabena Technics, a world leader in civilian and military aircraft maintenance, runs 18 maintenance sites worldwide using Visual Planning. The application is adaptive enough to match their complex business processes.

CUSTOMER PORTRAIT

The company is a leading specialist in civilian and military aircraft maintenance. The group operates under the brands Sabena technics, Sabena technics training, Barfield, and Hydrep, a joint venture specialized in hydraulic repair.

With 18 sites in the world and a capacity of 30 aircraft positions, we offers a wide range of complete aircraft services:

  • Line Maintenance
  • Database maintenance
  • Modifications and upgrades
  • Consultancy / design
  • Painting
  • Test Equipment Platform

KEY FIGURES

  • Employees: 3, 000
  • Components certified: 100,000+ each year
  • Sales revenue (2012): 475M€
  • Aircrafts under PBH contracts: 730

INITIAL RESOURCE MANAGEMENT NEEDS

Sabena technics needed to track the availability of its bays. Bays are parking spots in warehouses where maintenance operations are performed on aircraft. The group has 18 sites worldwide and a total of 30 aircraft positions available simultaneously. It became critical to schedule maintenance with user-friendly tool shared between multiple sites.

SCHEDULING SOFTWARE RESULTS

About 100 people use VISUAL PLANNING. Today, the number of users connected all day long is about 20. The tool is easily configurable: planes, positions, hangars and effective … Planning, graphics and multi-dimensional appearance are highly appreciated. In addition, the indicators are produced and exported easily.

 

OLIVIER DE CERNON
SABENA TECHNICS
leader in maintenance of civil and military aircraft