Podcast: Can Aviation Suppliers Catch Up?

Feb 02, 2023
Listen in as business editor Michael Bruno and analysts Richard Aboulafia and Rob Epstein discuss aerospace's big problem.

Fast 5: AFRA, CAAC Collaborate To Drive New USM Opportunities

By Prachi Patel Jan 26, 2023
Jason Dickstein, president of Washington Aviation Group, gives insights into AFRA and CAAC's collaboration program.
Supply Chain

Sanad Partners With AvAir For Large-Scale Parts Exchange Pool

By James Pozzi Jan 25, 2023
U.S-UAE partnership will see AvAir stock overhauled and serviceable components provided by Sanad.
Supply Chain

Ametek Announces Landing Gear, Component Distribution Deals

By James Pozzi Jan 25, 2023
The contracts involve Europe-based airline group ASL Aviation Holdings and Kellstrom Aerospace.
Supply Chain

Raytheon Buildout In Bengaluru Powers Up With Pratt Office

By Michael Bruno Jan 19, 2023
The Super Tier 1 and defense prime contractor is consolidating several activities in Bengaluru, India.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Supply Chain Issues Delay 5G-Related Upgrades, China Airlines Says

By Sean Broderick Jan 19, 2023
Supply-chain issues threaten to delay needed radio altimeter upgrades for aircraft operating in U.S. airspace. One non-U.S. carrier has reported problems.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Economic Headwinds To Hit MRO Supply Chains

By Keith Mwanalushi Jan 16, 2023
Pessimism over global economic conditions could have a lingering effect on the commercial aftermarket despite expected demand increases in 2023.
Supply Chain

Delivery Struggles Could Boost New Spare-Parts Business

By Sean Broderick Jan 12, 2023
Struggles among original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) to meet delivery targets is providing near-term boosts for aftermarket providers.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Cost Pressures Mount For Aerospace Parts Market

By Henry Canaday Jan 11, 2023
Industry experts expect aerospace part prices to increase in 2023 in line with inflation—but not dramatically.
Supply Chain

Aerospace Paint OEMs Tackle Sustainability And Composite Challenges

By Paul Seidenman Jan 11, 2023
Manufacturers are adapting coatings and paint to address composite challenges and the increasing focus on sustainability.
Supply Chain

Pre-Pandemic Investments Position ATS For Success

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jan 11, 2023
ATS’s pre-pandemic investments in technical training and components help it to weather ongoing supply chain and workforce challenges.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Fast 5: How PMA Is Driving Opportunities At ATS

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Jan 05, 2023
Ben Tschirhart, vice president of engineering solutions at ATS, on PMA trends and the impact of supply chain issues and inflation on aftermarket inventory strat

Aircraft Part Price Escalation Expected To Continue In 2023

By Henry Canaday Jan 03, 2023
SkySelect reports continued price increase trends, but a more positive outlook for consumables and expendables.
Supply Chain

Comparing MRO Demand Across Segments

By Lee Ann Shay Dec 21, 2022
Compare commercial, military, business aviation and helicopter MRO markets for 2023, based on Aviation Week Network data.
Aircraft & Propulsion

What’s In And What’s Out For 2023 In MRO

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Dec 19, 2022
A look at what’s trending—and what has lost popularity—in the aviation aftermarket.
Supply Chain

MRO Providers Struggle To Keep Up With Post-Pandemic Demand

By Sean Broderick Dec 16, 2022
Three years ago, there wasn’t enough work to keep shops busy. Times—and trends—have changed.
Aircraft & Propulsion

Collins Opens Massive Indian Engineering, Operations Centers

By Chen Chuanren Dec 08, 2022
Over the next five years Collins plans to spend $200 million on building up its engineering and manufacturing capabilities in India.
Manufacturing & Supply Chain

Inside MRO News Briefs And Contracts, December 2022

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Dec 07, 2022
Sanad center of excellence and AMECO-EFW freighter conversions feature in this month’s Contracts and Briefs.
Supply Chain

Supply, Workforce Issues Linger In Europe’s Aftermarket

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Dec 05, 2022
Some of the key takeaways from Aviation Week’s October MRO Europe event in London.
Supply Chain

Windscreen OEMs Push Performance, Durability, Sustainability Advances

By Paul Seidenman Nov 30, 2022
New aircraft windscreens are incorporating materials and designs aimed at improving both performance and sustainability.
Emerging Technologies

Opinion: Constrained Green-Time Engines Market Requires Cooperation

Laura Roke Nov 29, 2022
Reaching full recovery in the green-time engines market will require creative solutions and cooperation among airlines, lessors and MROs.
Services & Support

OEM Disconnect Compounds MRO’s Supply Chain Pain

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Nov 22, 2022
Airlines and parts suppliers have turned to collaboration and smart forecasting to combat supply chain woes.
Supply Chain

Tarmac Aerosave Strives To Maintain Recycling Rate In Dismantled Aircraft

By Thierry Dubois Nov 18, 2022
As composite materials gain ground in commercial aircraft construction, recycling specialists face the challenge of salvaging those materials instead of more straightforward metals.

MRO Memo: A Team Sport And 10 Tips

By Lee Ann Shay Nov 18, 2022
When it comes to cybersecurity, each team member needs to play their part—that was the message from Collins Aerospace’s chief information security officer, who shared some practical information that all aviation companies should heed.

Podcast: Boeing’s Supply Chain Play

By Lee Ann Shay Nov 16, 2022
Given supply chain bottlenecks around the world, we explore why Boeing is expanding its distribution business in Germany and what it means for its wider operation.
Air Transport