Boeing announced its Maintenance Performance Toolbox won fourteen customers during the first half of 2007. Aeroflot, Air China Southwest Branch, Air India, Air India Express, Emirates, Hainan Airlines, Royal Air Maroc, S7 Airlines (formerly Siberia Airlines), Southwest Airlines, transavia.com and Turkish Airlines signed up for the software this year. A total of 38 carriers now use Toolbox, including launch customer Japan Airlines.
Toolbox comprises five different tools in one package, and carriers can choose among the programs to suit their needs. Toolbox is designed to streamline maintenance and repair tasks ranging from managing technical publications to troubleshooting problems to performing core maintenance and engineering tasks.
Toolbox won Aviation Week & Space Technology’s “Breakthrough Technology Award” when it was introduced.