Lee Ann Shay

Lee Ann
Shay
Chief Editor, MRO,
Aviation Week & Space Technology

As chief editor MRO, Lee Ann Shay directs Aviation Week's coverage of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO), including Inside MRO.

She won the World Leadership Forum’s Aerospace Journalist of the Year Awards in 2009 (propulsion category) and in 2002 (maintenance category), and has been a finalist in other years.

She holds a B.A. in English and political science from Luther College and an M.A. in nonfiction writing from John Hopkins University.

Articles
Fast 5: P&W Preps For First Geared Turbofan Overhaul

Joe Sylvestro, Pratt & Whitney’s VP aftermarket operations, explains how the manufacturer is preparing for the first PW1000G overhaul and is using new digital tools to better predict engine MRO.

777-200ER Teardown Meeting Used-Parts Demand 
VAS Aero Services has purchased a Boeing 777-200ER manufactured in 1997 for teardown to support a growing demand for used serviceable components.
Jordan MRO Plans EASA Approval, New Hangar
JAV Technic expects to receive its EASA Part 145 maintenance approval by the end of March, according to Jordan Aviation CEO Zuhair Al Khashman.
TurbineAero Launches From Triumph Assets As APU MRO 
Triumph just sold its APU assets to a private equity group, which that is launching a new MRO company focused on “verticalizing” APU services.
Mubadala Subsidiary Outsourcing Work To MTU 
TS&S has signed a V2500 engine parts repair agreement with MTU Maintenance.
Mubadala Engine Company Signs V2500 Repair Agreement with MTU

Turbine Services & Solutions (TS&S) signed a V2500 engine parts repair agreement with MTU Maintenance, which should cut costs and speed turnaround time for customers, says Abdul Khaliq Saeed, TS&S CEO. “It also gives us the benefit of a reliable and efficient partner,” he says.

Lufthansa Technik Expands Capabilities At Dubai Facility
Lufthansa Technik Middle East opened its new facility at the Dubai South Aviation District about one month ago and received its first part, a GE90 engine inlet cowl, from Etihad Airways
Air Arabia Urges Open Skies In Region
Air Arabia CEO Adel Ali thinks market uncertainties driven by geopolitical changes and increasing oil prices could negatively impact airlines in 2017.
Mexican MRO Seeks International Growth Spurt 
The Mexican economy may not be setting the world on fire, but led by LCCs like Volaris, Mexican aviation is enjoying healthy growth.
Aeromexico Considers Bringing Widebody MRO In-house 
On the sidelines of Aviation Week’s MRO Latin America, Aeromexico’s senior vice president-maintenance and engineering discusses bringing widebody MRO in-house and rolling out mobile applications for MRO.
Aviation Industry Could Face Headwinds In 2017 
While carriers are coming off the most profitable year in 2016, but growth will be uneven across regions.
Welcome To The New MRO-Network.com
Finding the aviation aftermarket information or data that you’re looking for should be easier as of today, thanks to the new MRO-Network.com.
Mexicana MRO Services In Growth Mode; Clear Of Debt 
Mexicana MRO Services plans to add two more narrowbody aircraft production lines in the second quarter, bringing its capacity to 10.
GOL Reduces 737-800 Gogo 2Ku Installation Time 
GOL plans to finish installing the Gogo 2Ku inflight connectivity system in its Boeing 737-800s by October 2018, Marco Gallinaro, the airline’s maintenance manager, said.
Mexicana MRO Services In Growth Mode; Clear Of Debt 
Mexicana MRO Services plans to add two more narrowbody aircraft production lines in the second quarter, bringing its capacity to 10.
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