Alaska Airlines to enter digital trial of AAR's repair cycle management

AAR (NYSE: AIR), a Chicago-based provider of aviation services to commercial airlines and governments, has announced that Alaska Airlines has signed on for a digital trial of AAR´s cloud-based platform Airvolution, offering efficient component repair cycle management, the company said.

The two organizations will work closely over the coming months to achieve seamless integration of Airvolution with Alaska Airlines´ existing technology stack and selected supplier base. Incorporating AAR´s expertise in component repair management and digital service integration, this innovative platform enables customers to centralize and gain maximum visibility into their component repair cycle — as well as provides access to AAR´s proprietary analytics and business intelligence capabilities. Through this partnership, Alaska Airlines can expect to improve efficiencies, reduce operational costs, maximize productivity and gain enhanced component availability.

AAR is a global aerospace and defense aftermarket solutions company that employs more than 6,000 people in over 20 countries. AAR supports commercial and government customers through two operating segments: Aviation Services and Expeditionary Services.

Alaska Airlines and its regional partners fly 46 million guests a year to more than 115 destinations with an average of 1,300 daily flights across the United States and to Mexico, Canada and Costa Rica.