The MRO industry needs to boost the size of its workforce to cope with the world’s growing feet of aircraft at a time when engineers are coming under increasing pressure on the job, making the industry less attractive to new recruits. “This industry is 24/7 and has a harsh demand on a person’s time,” says Alex Choo, assistant honorary secretary of the Singapore Institute of Aerospace Engineers (SIAE), as well as a qualified engineer. “If my beeper goes off, I may have to leave the ...

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