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
Will MRO + Boeing = $50 Billion? 2
Boeing plans to use the Paris Air Show to set the stage for its July 1 launch of new Global Services division that aims to capture a much larger share of the services work on Boeing and other aircraft.
Will MRO + Boeing = $50 Billion? 
Boeing plans to use the Paris Air Show to set the stage of its July 1 stand-up of new Global Services division.
Pratt & Whitney Launches ‘EngineWise’ for MRO
Pratt & Whitney has unveiled “EngineWise” as a new approach to aftermarket service designed to provide more predictive and responsive solutions to customers.
Fast 5: United’s Maintenance Seeing Big Impact 
Don Wright, United Airlines' vice president of maintenance operations, spoke with Inside MRO’s Lee Ann Shay in Chicago about how United’s technical operations (Tech Ops) has streamlined its process and structure.
OEMs And Suppliers Face Off For Aftermarket Revenues 
Integrated aftermarket services are gaining traction, and not just among OEMs
Gogo Advances 2Ku System, On Track With Installations 
Gol’s latest Gogo 2Ku connectivity system installation on a Boeing 737 marks the 200th aircraft equipped with the technology.
Platform Could Cut Parts-Sourcing Time And Cost 
A startup company has launched a platform designed to facilitate faster solutions to airline aircraft-on-ground incidents, which can cost airlines up to $100,000 per day when an aircraft is stuck on the ground.
Airbus To Unveil New Predictive-Maintenance System 
Airbus has approached predictive maintenance from two approaches but plans to converge them in 2018.
United Celebrates National AMT Day, Around the World 
United Airlines uses recent National Aviation Maintenance Technician Day to honor its maintenance professionals around the world.
United: We Are Prepared For The Summer Season 
Since the end of last summer, United Airlines has been preparing for this year’s busy flying season, which kicks off June 1.
Top-Performing MROs Buck Trends, Invest In New Technologies
MRO industry showing solid growth and strong prospects, but is also facing technical and workforce challenges that have to be resolved.
Fast 5: Strategy Behind Lufthansa Technik’s Sofia Growth Plans
Daniel Hoffmann, Lufthansa Technik Sofia CEO, talks with Lee Ann Shay in Bulgaria about the MRO’s new hangar and expansion of consolidated services for the group—with an eye towards Asia.
Airlines’ Changing Line Maintenance Needs Challenge Service Providers
Airlines’ changing line maintenance needs can be hard to fulfill by aftermarket service providers
Top-Performing MROs Buck Trends, Invest In New Technologies 
MRO industry showing solid growth and strong prospects, but is also facing technical and workforce challenges that have to be resolved.
Top 10 MROs Worldwide Unveiled 
Ranking the world’s largest MRO providers in Aviation Week Network’s popular biennial survey.
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