Over the years, we as an industry have freely squandered maintenance resources on non-safety items, thus blurring the line between safety and non-safety. Worse yet, maintenance managers wanting to ensure labor peace have allowed institutionalization of many activities that do not necessarily add to safety. So today, you hear the constant clamor that any reduction in the number of mechanics will lead to a decrease in safety. Lost in the noise is the likelihood that a good deal of the ...


You must have an Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) account or subscribe to this Market Briefing to access "Use Technology, Focus on Safety To Squeeze Costs From Airline Maintenance".


Current Aviation Week Intelligence Network (AWIN) enterprise and individual members: please go to http://awin.aviationweek.com for access.


Not currently a subscriber? Click on the "Learn More" button below to view subscription offers.

Already registered? here.