The worldwide regional jet fleet is getting older, which could mean revenue opportunities for financially beleaguered maintenance facilities, but there's no guarantee.
For years, regional jets (RJ) were considered the Dorian Gray of airliners: Since beginning service in the U.S. and Europe in the early 1990s, these slender twin jets never seemed to age. Today, hundreds of RJs, 50-seaters mostly, operate worldwide. Daily utilization has increased dramatically. The heavy maintenance honeymoon is over, and older RJs now require multiple visits for major airframe, engine and component repair service. Many concur that RJ maintenance could provide a badly ...
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