MRO Supply Chain, Cost Impacts Result From Russian Ukraine Invasion

By James Pozzi Aug 09, 2022
Aviation Week’s BEER 2022 highlights the opportunities and challenges for the Central and Eastern Europe commercial aftermarket.
Supply Chain

Regulators Issue Safety Warnings Tied To Commercial Pressure

By Sean Broderick Aug 08, 2022
Notices from Indian and UK regulators warn that operators are facing risks from commercial pressure’s effect on mechanics and others.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Industry Balks At The FAA’s 5G Risk-Mitigation Plan

By Sean Broderick Aug 08, 2022
The FAA’s decision to push radio altimeter upgrades as wireless companies roll out new 5G networks has airlines on edge.
Connectivity

Opinion: Aviation Must Align On Parts Traceability Vision

Chris Markou Aug 08, 2022
To address challenges associated with parts traceability, aviation must embrace new technologies and commonsense standards.
Supply Chain

Embraer’s 175 Gets Confidence Boost As Future Looks Steady

By Paul Seidenman Aug 08, 2022
Facing no new rival, the future of Embraer’s scope-clause-compliant E175 is expected to remain steady.
Aircraft & Propulsion

MROs Tap Technologies To Boost Workforce Productivity

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Aug 08, 2022
Aftermarket providers are using technologies such as asset-tracking systems and robotics to make technicians’ work easier and more efficient.
Emerging Technologies

Inside MRO News Briefs And Contracts, August 2022

Aug 08, 2022
Expanding operations and acquisitions, in this month’s Contracts and Briefs.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Lavatory OEMs Incorporating Innovative Engineering And Design

By Paul Seidenman Aug 08, 2022
Manufacturers of aircraft lavatories are adapting designs for improved hygiene, accessibility and sustainability.
Interiors & Connectivity

Opinion: MRO Should Rethink Digital Recruiting Methods

Brett Levanto Aug 05, 2022
ARSA argues that the MRO industry needs to adapt recruiting methods to reach candidates with relevant skill sets.
Workforce & Training

Tooling Tech Advances To Simplify MRO, Tool Tracking

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Aug 05, 2022
Specialists across the aviation tooling ecosystem are developing new products to help technicians more easily use and track tools.
Marketplace

Airlines Using Predictive Maintenance Reap Big Benefits

By Alex Derber Jul 08, 2022
The pandemic and recovery have boosted airline demand for predictive maintenance solutions, which continue to evolve and gain traction.
Emerging Technologies

Flux In Fleets Driving Aftermarket, Leasing Changes

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jul 08, 2022
How MROs are adapting and planning for ever-changing fleet composition as air travel recovers.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Aftermarket Builds Groundwork For Hydrogen-Electric Retrofits

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jul 07, 2022
Industry stakeholders are establishing MRO resources to prepare for the impending wave of hydrogen-electric aircraft conversions.
Emerging Technologies

Freebird Airlines’ Maintenance Strategy Post-Pandemic

Jul 07, 2022
How Freebird Airlines is planning its maintenance operations post-pandemic.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Atitech’s Plans For Its Alitalia Maintenance Acquisition

By James Pozzi Jul 07, 2022
Atitech’s acquisition of Alitalia’s maintenance unit has implications for capacity, capabilities and jobs.
Services & Support

Prospects For The A350’s Engine In Sluggish Widebody Aftermarket

By James Pozzi Jul 07, 2022
What the future has in store for the Trent XWB engine aftermarket.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Landing Gear OEMS Adopt Lighter Weight, More Sustainable Materials

By Paul Seidenman Jul 07, 2022
Landing gears are getting greener, with greater use of lighter-weight materials and more environmentally benign anti-corrosion technologies. …
Aircraft & Propulsion

Opinion: Don’t Blame MRO For Today’s Airline Travel Delays

By Lee Ann Shay Jul 07, 2022
Why airline delays related to surging post-pandemic travel demand are mostly not being caused by maintenance issues.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Regulatory Inconsistency Challenges U.S. Repair Stations

Jul 06, 2022
ARSA highlights an example of how unpredictable regulatory requirements hinder repair stations.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

EASA Sees No Need To Revamp Third Country Operator Process

By Sean Broderick Jul 06, 2022
Europe is pleased with the effectiveness of its foreign air carrier screening process.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

ICAO Chief Calls For Approved Maintenance Organization Harmonization

By Sean Broderick Jul 06, 2022
Bilaterals and regional cooperation should be expanded to make MRO facility approval more efficient.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Lessors Adapting To Rapidly Changing Airline Fleet Movements

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jul 05, 2022
Why airlines are now pursuing lessors for additional lift, as war in Ukraine creates uncertainty.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Inside MRO News Briefs And Contracts...

Jul 05, 2022
Passenger-to-freighter conversions, connectivity upgrades feature in this month’s Contracts and Briefs.
Aircraft & Propulsion

New Aftermarket Software Platforms Target Improved MRO, Supply Chain Ops

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jul 05, 2022
Evolving aftermarket software platforms are leveraging emerging technologies to make MRO more efficient and better predict maintenance needs.
Services & Support

Opinion: Digital Engineering's Role In Life-Cycle Management

By Craig Gottlieb Jul 05, 2022
Why MRO providers must embrace digital engineering to achieve ongoing performance improvement and fine-tune outcomes.
Emerging Technologies