Lee Ann Shay

Lee Ann
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 the Aviation Week & Space Technology MRO Edition.
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.

Etihad Airways Engineering Plans To Double Growth 
Etihad Airways Engineering expects double-digit growth over the next few years as it expands its services portfolio, said Jeff Wilkinson, senior vice president-technical.
Arab Carriers Still Concerned About Protectionism 
The potential for airlines in the Middle East remains strong despite pressure points, the Arab Air Carrier Organization (AACO) Secretary General Abdul Wahab Teffaha has said.
Boeing Scores High In Aftermarket Support Survey 
An Air Transport World/Aviation Week survey of airlines ranks Boeing as the best aftermarket-support OEM.
Embraer Rolling Out First E2, Strives To Be Best In Support 
Continuous improvement process enables Embraer to improve maintenance procedures and reduce costs without waiting for next-gen aircraft to be completed.
Azul Looks At Component Contracts 
Azul Airlines is considering whether to use a power-by-the-hour component ...
Aeromexico, Delta MRO JV To Add Third-Party Maintenance 
TechOps Mexico, the joint venture (JV) between Grupo Aeromexico and Delta Air Lines, plans to start offering maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services to third parties in the second half of 2016, according to Hector Cobo, TechOps Mexico’s vice president-operations.
Aeromexico Upgrading MRO IT Systems 
Aeromexico is implementing new IT solutions in its maintenance and engineering operation to improve efficiencies and digitize records.
Survey: Wi-Fi Influences Airline Choice 
An Inmarsat survey finds that 69% of respondents say having inflight Wi-Fi influences their airline selection, according to Raymundo Villar, the company’s regional director for Latin America.
2016 Commercial Aviation MRO Market By Region 1
2016 MRO Market By Region: See the projected MRO spending for each region and other details from the forecast.
MRO Awards Nomination Deadline: Jan. 7
Only three days left to nominate companies for MRO Awards. The deadline is Jan. 7.
Fleet Modernization Big Factor In 2016 MRO Trends
With airlines set to modernize their fleets in the coming years in a big way, MROs will need to ramp up their services on a number of fronts.
Global 2016 Commercial Aviation MRO Market Forecast By Region 
See the projected MRO spending in 2016 in each region and other details from the forecast.
Aftermarket Undergoing Structural Change 
The MRO market didn’t generate the revenue predicted in 2015—and its single-digit growth surprised many.
MRO Highlights of 2015 1
We review the key highlights of the maintenance, repair and overhaul market in 2015, including mega-mergers and new technologies.
LATAM Opens First Maintenance Facility In U.S. 
LATAM Airlines Group opened its first maintenance facility in the U.S.—a 98,242-sq.-ft. hangar at Miami International Airport (MIA).
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