Concern is mounting in the maintenance, repair and overhaul community that Airbus and Boeing, as well as other equipment providers, will try to lock up increasing portions of the after-market business, crimping prospects for traditional MRO providers. Airbus and Boeing are already investigating how to capture more support business, with their strategy likely to crystallize in the next three to four years, said David Stewart, a principal at AeroStrategy consultancy. The aircraft ...


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