Components’ Cost Leaves Airlines Little Option But To Pool Parts

Technologically advanced components may help drive down maintenance costs on the newest aircraft, but they also radically alter the cost-benefit calculation of whether an airline should stock its own spares or participate in a pool. “It used to be very simple,” says Harmen Lanser, KLM Engineering &...

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