As engines become increasingly reliable and stay longer on-wing, the battle over spare parts is becoming a sensitive sparring ground as manufacturers try to guard a traditional source of income and maintenance-savvy airlines try to cut costs. The stand-off is set to become more intense in the U.S., where Delta Air Lines’ Technical Operations maintenance arm is exploring a raft of new technologies for engine overhaul and repair, some of which is currently performed by the original ...


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