Material Purchasing Trends Underscore Lack Of Used Parts
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Aftermarket providers are purchasing fewer used parts than at any time since the global traffic downturn started in early 2020, a sign that the aircraft-retirement stalemate is affecting used serviceable material (USM) supply, a Canaccord Genuity analysis found.
South African Airways’ (SAA) low-cost subsidiary Mango plans to enter business rescue, the South African equivalent of administration, just as SAA prepares to resume flights following its own business-rescue exit.
LONDON—ACI Europe, the body that represents Europe’s airports, believes the European Commission (EC) ruling for a 50% minimum slot-use threshold for the 2022 winter season could have gone even further, sharply contrasting with vocal opposition from IATA.
Delta Air Lines to increase Canada capacity by 150% in September, the UK consults on SAF mandates, Mango to enter a business rescue as SAA relaunches and more. Take a look at the daily roundup of air transport news.
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