Like it or not, outsourcing has become a mainstay of the airline industry. As such, operators and their MRO partners are finding ways to better manage outsourcing.
Outsourcing. Organized labor often, though not always, is against it. The government, as evidenced by last year's report from the U.S. Deparment of Transportation's Inspector General, has serious concerns about its implementation and oversight. It remains a sensitve subject at U.S. legacy carriers, where job security is a concern for thousands. The potential cost savings are too attractive to ignore. Outsourcing, or contract maintenance, as some prefer to call it, has become an integral ...
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