Engine MRO Predictions: Widebodies Down, Mobile Services Up

By Lee Ann Shay Apr 03, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on the airline industry, which could result in the commercial aviation MRO market dollar demand declining 25…
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COVID-19 Pushes Third-Party MRO Clients To GMF

By Alex Derber Mar 15, 2020
As the coronavirus spreads and airlines ground more aircraft, many will use the opportunity to conduct maintenance and refurbishment work.
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Etihad Engineering Grows Third-Party MRO

By Lee Ann Shay Feb 26, 2020
DUBAI—Etihad Engineering continues to grow its third-party maintenance business as it improves production processes and hangar utilization. In 2019,…
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Longer, Thinner Routes’ Impact On Where MRO Happens

By Alex Derber Feb 07, 2020
How expansion of long-haul LCCs is changing the location of various MRO work.
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SkyWest To Invest In Additional CRJ Maintenance In 2020

By Ben Goldstein Feb 03, 2020
SkyWest Airlines will invest in additional maintenance on its fleet of several-hundred Bombardier CRJ-series aircraft during the first half of the year, motivated by continued demand for small airliners amid ongoing scope-clause restrictions in the U.S. 
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Analytics Help Target Subset Of GE90s For Checks

By Sean Broderick Feb 03, 2020
Using data to flag engine reliability issues is a promising tool for predictive analytics, but the ongoing probe into a GE Aviation GE90 engine failure shows how precise analysis can help isolate engines for checks linked to airworthiness issues.
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ATR Turboprop Dominance Presents Aftermarket Opportunities

By Alex Derber Jan 28, 2020
Over the past 20 years ATR has carved a dominant position in the turboprop market, while sales of its competitor, the Q400, dwindled to such an extent that Bombardier sold the aircraft line last year.
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Engine Shops' Worldwide Investing To Boost Capacity

By James Pozzi Jan 10, 2020
With engine shop capacity remaining tight, MRO providers are making big investments in facilities and training.
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Engine-makers Look For 2020 Boost As Electric Power Beckons

By Guy Norris Dec 20, 2019
Electric and hybrid power makes inroads as engine-makers face continuing challenges in commercial and military sectors.
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