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Thales launches a new Asset Management Services offering

June 16, 2009 – Thales is proud to announce the launch of a new innovative Asset Management Services offering.

June 16, 2009  By Administrator

June 16, 2009 – Thales is proud to announce the launch of a new innovative Asset Management Services offering. Through this offering Thales provides comprehensive material management services including on-site inventory, repair management and return to inventory.

The Asset Management service covers all Thales avionics equipment as a well as a range of components from other Original Equipment Manufacturers. With Asset Management Services, Thales guarantees on-site availability of Line Replaceable Unit (LRU) through advanced standard exchanges to support smooth aircraft operations.

Thales is also in charge of the management of repairs to approved repair providers with the associated logistics and of supplier management.

Thales Asset Management Services can be fully tailored to meet the operators’ operational
needs and priorities. It is the ideal way to outsource the complex management of spares and their repairs as well as management of multiple approved repair providers.


The introduction of asset management into Thales’s existing offering is the natural evolution of its services range. The airline community, in several satisfaction rankings, has regularly recognised Thales’s worldwide services network and outstanding expertise.

OnurAir, one of Turkey’s biggest private airlines, is the launch customer for this new offer.
Daniel Malka, Head of civil aerospace services worldwide for Thales said: “This launch is an
important step forward in our ambitious after-sales support strategy, placing Thales firmly in the position of Tier 1 services supplier. At Thales we pride ourselves on the high level of our customer services – any operator can now rely on Thales’s new Asset Management Services offer to outsource the complex management of its avionics components.”

Thales Asset Management Services complete Thales’s range of flexible and customised
avionics maintenance and asset services solutions including Repair-By-The-Hour, Avionics-
By-The-Hour and Avionics-By-The-Hour++. All these programs provide guaranteed
performances and are designed to help customers reduce their maintenance expenses and
component cost of ownership.

About Thales
Thales is a global technology leader for the Aerospace, Space, Defence, Security and Transportation markets. In 2008, the company generated revenues of 12.7 billion euros with 68,000 employees in 50 countries. With its 25,000 engineers and researchers, Thales has a unique capability to design, develop and deploy equipment, systems and services that meet the most complex security requirements. Thales has an exceptional international footprint, with operations around the world working with customers as local partners.

Thales is exhibiting at the Paris Air Show from 15 – 21 June.
Please come and visit us at stand B233.


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