Material, logistics and suppliers

Support & services built for customers' diverse expectations

Airbus Material, Logistics and Suppliers Services support the complete life cycle for all Airbus aircraft regardless of the age with a full portfolio of flexible value-added material management services and tailored support modules according to customer needs. 

This allows Airbus customers to concentrate on their core business – the safe and cost-effective operation of their aircraft. Airbus knows keeping its customers’ fleets in the air is essential to their success, and the company is dedicated to delivering the right part, at the right place, the right time and for the right cost.

Providing state-of-the-art material planning, assuring worldwide material availability, offering innovative logistics and inventory management services, and allowing customers to rely on Airbus to get the best from suppliers are part of a modular service portfolio offered by Airbus that helps operators achieve higher utilisation times. As a single point-of-contact for all material management needs, Airbus listens to customers and acts accordingly. 

How to find us

Worldwide reach, coordinated from Hamburg

Airbus stocks over 120,000 different part numbers worldwide, with coordination handled through the operation at Hamburg-Fuhlsbuettel, Germany. This centre has a storage area of 65,650 square metres and also offers a large number of logistics, inventory and supplier services for customers to ensure safe and cost-effective Airbus aircraft operations. In addition to Hamburg-Fuhlsbuettel, Airbus has regional spares centres in Washington, Beijing and Dubai, with satellite stores in Frankfurt and Singapore. 

Did you know?

Airbus offers a huge variety of parts and tools to serve the customer’s needs. The size of a spare part can range from 5 mm to 12 m – the length of a vertical stabilizer for a long range aircraft.

 

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