Tay Kok Khiang, president of ST Aero, talked with O&M editors about the challenges and opportunities in running one of the largest MROs in the world. Edited for length and clarity.
O&M: What are the biggest MRO trends that you see today, and what surprises you? Tay: Very little surprises us, but I think over the years, there have been tremendous changes in the aviation MRO industry. In earlier years, there weren't many third-party MRO suppliers: Most of the suppliers were airline houses. And subsequently came the wave of the OEMs getting into MRO and trying to wrap up everything under the purchase agreement of a new system. On the airline side, I think you ...
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