Operators increasingly find long-term value in preventative engine MRO.
Getting airlines to become more proactive toward engine maintenance is easier said than done, even as traffic and airline revenues improve. “It is one of the biggest challenges for MROs, trying to get airlines to understand that short-term cost benefit can sometimes produce long-term loss,” says Bruce Hunter, operations director for the International Air Transport Association (IATA) and former general manager of operational maintenance for British Airways. “It’s a hard sell to get on the ...
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