Heavy Maintenance Migration #MROME

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Airframe heavy maintenance's migration to China has peaked, says David Stewart of ICF SH&E here at MRO Middle East in Dubai. He contributes increasing labor rates in China, higher fuel ferrying costs and decreased man-hour requirements for younger aircraft as contributing factors.

At the same time, the Chinese airline fleet is rapidly growing, so those fleets require more maintenance.


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