The aviation maintenance industry has excess capacity around the world “yet hangar mania remains alive and well,” says David Stewart, VP ICF SH&E. For instance, Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance & Engineering (Gameco) plans to open a $90 million, 14,800-sq.-meter hangar in China at the end of 2012 that will be able to accommodate eight narrowbody aircraft and related workshops. In the Middle East, Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies opened its 46,200-sq.-meter hangar that provides ...

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