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
StandardAero Makes Bid For PAS Technologies 
StandardAero announced plans March 29 to purchase PAS Technologies for an undisclosed sum.
Vueling Airbus A320.
IAG Planning Mobile Safety Management Reporting 
International Airlines Group plans to adopt mobile-enabled safety and risk-management software across its airlines, cargo operators, and maintenance, repair and overhaul.
IAG Plans To Take Safety Management Reporting Mobile
The International Airlines Group of airlines plans to implement a Web-based risk reporting tool as part of its efforts to proactively manage safety.
Could Protectionism Affect $1B In MRO Services? 

WASHINGTON—North America is a net exporter of maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services.

But that could be at risk, based on limited fleet growth projections, availability of qualified technicians, and economic uncertainties—including a potential backlash from antiglobalization political movements.

Could Protectionist Measures Impact $1 Billion In MRO Services?

North America is a net exporter of MRO services but that could be at risk based on limited fleet growth projections, availability of qualified technicians and economic uncertainties, including a potential backlash from anti-globalization political movements. 

American Airlines To Build Hangar In Brazil
American Airlines plans to break ground on a line maintenance hangar at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport later this year
American Airlines To Build Hangar In Brazil 
American Airlines plans to break ground on a line maintenance hangar at Sao Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport later this year.
How CommutAir Plans To Double in 18 Months
CommutAir announced changes to its base maintenance organization. What are the changes, and what’s driving it?
How CommutAir Plans To Double in 18 Months
CommutAir announced changes to its base maintenance organization. What are the changes, and what’s driving it?
Honeywell Bullish On Connectivity Services
The business just reorganized and you’re in a new role. How does this impact connectivity services?
Lufthansa Technik Wins 2017 MRO Laureate
The Condition Analytics platform combines condition monitoring with predictive maintenance to make component maintenance, repair and overhaul more efficient.
Opinion: MRO Optimism Prevails Despite Geopolitical Concerns In Middle East
The Middle East MRO market is becoming more sustainable and self-sufficient—and developing for the long term.
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.
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