Lessors Seek Maintenance Compromise On Recovered Aircraft

By Alex Derber May 09, 2022
Efforts to repossess aircraft and engines from Russia remain ongoing.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Cargo Conversion Demand Will Remain Robust, Unless . . .

By Henry Canaday May 06, 2022
Analysts expect demand to remain strong for cargo conversions, but oversupply and inflation could cause short-term uncertainty.
Aircraft & Propulsion

MRO News Briefs, May 1-7, 2022

May 06, 2022
KMC Makes 777 P2F Progress The Kansas Modification Center has produced the first structural parts for its Boeing 777 passenger-to-freighter…
MRO

LOTAMS Sees Stability Despite Neighboring Russia-Ukraine Turmoil

By Henry Canaday May 05, 2022
LOT Aircraft Maintenance Services says its business is holding up well, despite turmoil to the east.
MRO

Fast 5: Where is the Engine Aftermarket Headed?

By Henry Canaday May 05, 2022
Kevin Lenz, AvAir’s senior vice president for powerplants, talks to Aviation Week about the state of the engine aftermarket and predictions for the near future.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Video: Preparing for the Future of Sustainable Aviation

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 04, 2022
Sustainability experts at MRO Americas discuss how OEMs and MROs are working toward greener aviation and how the aftermarket can prepare.
MRO Americas

Flair Airlines Pursues Digital MRO Efficiencies

By Henry Canaday May 04, 2022
Flair Airlines is deploying TrustFlight’s electronic tech log to save money, improve MRO and operations.
Emerging Technologies

Video: How to Attract MRO Workforce

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 04, 2022
Aftermarket stakeholders discuss what the aviation industry needs to do to recruit and retain a diverse workforce to meet future demand.
MRO Americas

Video: Trending Aftermarket News at MRO Americas 2022

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 02, 2022
Aviation Week reports from the show floor at MRO Americas 2022 on the show’s biggest news announcements and trends.
MRO Americas

Daily Memo: Demand—Too Much Of A Good Thing For Supply Chain?

By Sean Broderick May 02, 2022
Supporting more flights, a long-idled fleet, and rising new-aircraft production rates could be too much for the commercial supply chain to handle.
Supply Chain

Airlines, Students Win Big at Maintenance Competition

By Lindsay Bjerregaard May 02, 2022
Airlines and aviation maintenance schools dominated this year's competition, while women and non-U.S. teams boosted their presence at the event.
MRO Americas

North America Sees Upturn in USM Market

By Keith Mwanalushi May 01, 2022
North American suppliers and MROs are increasingly turning to USM to deliver cost savings to customers.
Supply Chain

MRO News Briefs, April 24-30, 2022

Apr 29, 2022
News briefs from MRO Americas 2022.
MRO Americas

Fast 5: Coopesa’s Ramp-Up For the 737-800BCF

Apr 28, 2022
Kenneth Waugh, Coopesa’s CEO, talks with Aviation Week’s Lee Ann Shay on the MRO Americas show floor on April 28 in Dallas about the Costa Rica MRO’s new 737 conversion program.
MRO Americas

U.S.-African MRO Initiative Takes Flight

By Victoria Moores Apr 28, 2022
Ethiopian Airlines has joined the Brown Condor Initiative (BCI), which aims to make it easier for North American carriers to access maintenance,…
Aircraft & Propulsion

Podcast: MRO Americas—Initial Impressions

By Lee Ann Shay Apr 28, 2022
Aviation Week’s aftermarket editors gather in Dallas to discuss what they saw at MRO Americas and how it is reshaping the way they think about the industry.
MRO Americas

Support Services Become Embraer’s Biggest Earner

By Alex Derber Apr 28, 2022
Services was the OEM's most profitable segment in the first three months of 2022.
Services & Support

Aeromexico Extends AFI KLM E&M Support for Parts, APU Repairs

By James Pozzi Apr 28, 2022
New terms extend on contracts signed in 2018.
MRO Americas

Prestigious MRO Awards Presented At MRO Americas

By Lee Ann Shay Apr 27, 2022
Three industry veterans honored with awards for their career contributions.
MRO Americas

Tarmac Aerosave Opens MRO Shop For CFM56, LEAP Engines

By James Pozzi Apr 27, 2022
The facility will be the fifth at its Tarbes, France site and the first sole engine shop.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Russia Has Seized 222 Leased Aircraft, Analysis Shows

By Sean Broderick Apr 27, 2022
Russian operators have seized 222 commercial and business-jet aircraft that belong to lessors, taking advantage of a government edict that permitted them to re-register the airframes to take ownership and get them on the country’s registry, an Aviation Week analysis shows. 
Air Transport

Supply Chain Pressure Acute For Operators, Manufacturers

By Sean Broderick Apr 27, 2022
Companies throughout the commercial aerospace supply chain are re-examining everything from how they forecast demand to what they can handle in-house as part of broad efforts to mitigate increasing risk as passenger airline activity ramps up.
MRO Americas

Cargo Conversions Surge, But So Do Challenges

Apr 27, 2022
Expect the booming cargo conversion market to continue for a few years, but new challenges exist.
MRO Americas

Data Snapshot: Single-Aisle MRO Demand in N. America, 2022-31

Apr 27, 2022
Single-aisle aircraft are projected to hold the lion’s share of MRO demand in North America over the next decade, according to the Aviation Week…
MRO Americas

STS Aviation Services To Open Manchester Facility

By James Pozzi Apr 27, 2022
The base maintenance facility will lead to the creation of 200 new jobs by 2023.
Aircraft & Propulsion