MRO Holdings Targets AvEx Paint Acquisition

By Lee Ann Shay Jan 28, 2020
MRO Holdings intends to purchase Aviation Exteriors Louisiana (AvEx) to expand its paint operations to 10 dedicated lines in 2020. The companies did…
MRO

New Material Supply Likely Challenge For StandardAero

By James Pozzi Jan 28, 2020
New material supply will likely remain a challenge for U.S. engine specialist StandardAero in 2020--a scenario that will directly influence its ability to ramp-up in response to customer demand.  
MRO

Jet Parts Sees Broader Aircraft And Geographic Markets From Aero Parts Acquisition

By Henry Canaday Jan 28, 2020
By acquiring Aero Parts Mart in early January, Jet Parts Engineering (JPE) plans to expand part distribution through an increased sales team presence…
MRO

ATR Turboprop Dominance Presents Aftermarket Opportunities

By Alex Derber Jan 28, 2020
Over the past 20 years ATR has carved a dominant position in the turboprop market, while sales of its competitor, the Q400, dwindled to such an extent that Bombardier sold the aircraft line last year.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Startup Develops Robotic Mapping Tech for MRO

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jan 27, 2020
Reckon Point’s technology could be used for mapping maintenance operations, asset tracking and monitoring technician safety.
MRO

LATAM Deploys Donecle Drones For Heavy Check Inspections

By Henry Canaday Jan 27, 2020
Following a successful three-month trial, LATAM Airlines Group has decided to use Donecle drones at its São Carlos base maintenance site for visual inspections during heavy checks.
MRO

Laying The Foundations For Blockchain

By Alex Derber Jan 27, 2020
One objection to blockchain for MRO and other aftermarket purposes is that it requires scale and wide participation to become really useful, and that there is little chance at present of all elements in the supply chain signing up to a common platform for, say, parts records.
MRO

MRO News Briefs, Jan. 19-25, 2020

Jan 24, 2020
Lessor Teams Up With Atitech Full-service lessor CDB Aviation has agreed to work with Italian MRO provider Atitech in a partnership which will begin…
MRO

MRO Holdings Makes Mexicana Play

By Lee Ann Shay Jan 24, 2020
MRO Holdings submitted a proposal to acquire Mexicana MRO for an undisclosed sum. Greg Colgan, MRO Holdings’ CEO, would not disclose the terms but said the proposal addresses the challenges and opportunities of Mexican MRO. “This is not just a marketing play…we did our homework,” he says.
MRO

Fast 5: Sabena Technics Boosts Capacity In Bordeaux

By James Pozzi Jan 24, 2020
Sabena Technics opened its sixth maintenance hangar at its Bordeaux site this month. Philippe Rochet, the company’s CEO, speaks to James Pozzi about its plans for the facility.
MRO

American Airlines Donates Final MD-80 to Chicago-Area A&P School

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jan 23, 2020
American Airlines has donated the last of its retired MD-80 aircraft to Lewis University, a Chicago-area school with more than 700 students currently…
MRO

Sabena Technics Unveils Sixth Bordeaux Maintenance Hangar

By James Pozzi Jan 23, 2020
As part of its efforts to boost limited MRO capacity in Western Europe, Sabena Technics has unveiled its sixth maintenance facility in Bordeaux and has commenced work with its first airline customer at the hangar.

A New Narrowbody Hangar Coming To Florida

By Lee Ann Shay Jan 23, 2020
CARTAGENA, Columbia--Most airframe MROs start operations focused on aircraft MRO, and then add component backshop capabilities to quicken turnaround…
MRO

MRO Market Share By Category in Latin America, 2020

Jan 22, 2020
The MRO market in Latin America is projected to reach more than $4.2 billion by the end of 2020. Single aisle aircraft will dominate this market with…
MRO

Two Digital Steps Toward Smarter Aircraft Leasing

By Henry Canaday Jan 21, 2020
Operating leases are moving toward covering half of commercial aircraft. Anything that makes this lease market more flexible and efficient is a clear…
MRO

Viva Air Move From Block Checks To Out-Of-Phase Airframe Program

By Henry Canaday Jan 21, 2020
Low-cost startups often begin with older aircraft to minimize investment. But older aircraft are maintenance-hungry and can limit programs. So…
MRO

Heico Confident Chinese PMA Demand Will Grow

By Henry Canaday Jan 21, 2020
PMA prospects in China appear to be very encouraging. At least that’s the assessment of Joe DePaoli, Heico sales VP in Asia-Pacific. PMA usage…
MRO

Engine Markets Waiting On MAX, But Relief Not Likely To Come Quickly in Summer

By Henry Canaday Jan 19, 2020
One source of relief from capacity pressures in engine aftermarkets will be increased supplies of used materials, which can only come from increased…
MRO

Mobile Approach Helps Young Repair Station Boost Interiors Business

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jan 17, 2020
A young Part 145 repair station based in Cincinnati, OH is looking to set itself apart with its unique Mobile Interior business model, which foregoes…
MRO

MRO News Briefs, Jan. 12-18, 2020

Jan 17, 2020
TP Aerospace, SAS Pen MRO Contract TP Aerospace and SAS Scandinavian Airlines signed an all-inclusive wheels and brakes program covering the support…
MRO

FEAM Opens Cargo Maintenance Facility

By Alex Derber Jan 16, 2020
Boeing 747s may be disappearing from the global passenger fleet but they are still a mainstay of the heavy cargo market.
MRO

Carriers Moving Rapidly To Mobile Maintenance

By Henry Canaday Jan 16, 2020
Commonly discussed maintenance innovations include drones, mobile access to MRO data and electronic tech logs for pilots. A quick survey of three major low-cost carriers and one global major airline shows only mobility has gotten much traction so far, with drones and tech logs still under evaluation.  
MRO

China Approves 737-800SF Conversion

By Alex Derber Jan 16, 2020
In recent months several Chinese airlines and partnerships have launched or bolstered their cargo operations, while this week the Chinese government has put another option on the table for their lift requirements.
MRO

Looking Forward to the Hangar of the Future

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jan 14, 2020
How Purdue University’s Hangar of the Future lab is using new technologies to transform MRO processes and training.
MRO

MRO Demand Latin America, 2020-24

Jan 14, 2020
Over the next five years, MRO demand in the Latin American region will grow at 4.9% CAGR. Growth in this region will be led by modifications,…
MRO

 

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