Poll: How will airlines manage USM supplier base going forward?

While accurately predicting what the MRO market will look like, even at the end of this year, is tricky due to the COVID-19 pandemic, these recent figures and facts could hint at what it will be.

Big mergers during these cash-crunch days are not happening: Boeing and Embraer, as well as Hexcel and Woodward, both called off their planned deals. However, the one-stop-shop concept isn’t going away, so MRO consolidation will continue.

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Airline travel will most likely recover at a slow, gradual rate, rather than a V-shaped spike. That means not all of the aircraft and engines will return. As airlines and lessors determine whether their aircraft and engine assets are worth more remaining whole or as pieces, teardowns will increase. This will lead to more used serviceable material.

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Join our panel of experienced industry representatives in today's (06/05) webinar - Used Serviceable Materials Post-Pandemic - as they explore how the novel coronavirus pandemic could re-shape the USM landscape. 

To share your views on other areas of the aftermarket, take a look at the previous weekly MRO polls here.