U.S. airline industry use of maintenance outsourcing may have peaked, according to the U.S. Transportation Department, (DOT) but not for all carriers. Spending for outsourced maintenance amounted to 43.1% of total airline maintenance spending in 2009, the department’s Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS) states in a May 26 report. The outlay is still much higher than it was in 2000, at 29.6%, but lower than in both 2007 and 2008, when it topped 45%. The 2009 figure is the lowest ...
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