LHT Shenzhen Benefits From China’s Recovery

By Alex Derber Sep 28, 2020
Lufthansa Technik’s parent company began last week in gloomy mood, warning of further job cuts, fleet reductions and the distinct possibility that…
MRO Asia

Fast 5: Lion Air's Vendor Manager on Contract Changes

By Lee Ann Shay Sep 25, 2020
As Lion Air’s contract vendor manager, Ferry Utama is examining the Indonesian carrier’s maintenance contracts and figuring out what changes need to…
MRO Asia

‘Peace Of Mind’ To Drive Interiors Transformation

By Chen Chuanren Sep 24, 2020
Despite numerous studies and reports on the cleanliness of passenger aircraft and the low risk of infection while aboard, the implementation of tangible and visible measures is key to building passenger confidence. 
MRO Asia

Why Accelerated Digitalization Is Here To Stay

By Lee Ann Shay Sep 24, 2020
Digitalization is accelerating in the aviation aftermarket as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, and this is a trend that should not slow down as the…
MRO Asia

Asian MROs Adapt As Airlines Decide Against Bringing Bookings Forward

By Chen Chuanren Sep 23, 2020
MRO providers in Asia are not seeing customers move their maintenance bookings forward, despite fleets being largely grounded because of the pandemic.
MRO Asia

MRO Center Grows In Indonesia As Traffic Picks Up

By Henry Canaday Sep 23, 2020
Even in a grim overall picture, there are pockets of progress in both air traffic and aircraft maintenance. For example, air travel is essential to…
MRO Asia

Green Time Engines To Impact MRO Revenues, Consultancy Says

By Chen Chuanren Sep 22, 2020
Aircraft engines MRO providers are forecasted to lose $1.5 billion in revenue as airlines turn to green time engines from parked aircraft amid the pandemic to preserve cash.
MRO Asia

Chinese Efforts Cushion COVID-19 Impact On GAMECO

By Chen Chuanren Sep 22, 2020
The sweeping measures taken by the Chinese central government to tackle the COVID-19 outbreak have softened the impact felt by MRO provider Guangzhou Aircraft Maintenance Engineering Company (GAMECO) but such market conditions are difficult to find elsewhere.  
MRO Asia

New Malaysian MRO Gets Base Maintenance Approval

By Henry Canaday Sep 22, 2020
International flights are still dramatically down in Southeast Asia. For example, daily flights out of Malaysia’s Kuala Lumpur International Airport…
MRO Asia

Qantas Studies Relocation Of Key Australian Facilities

By Adrian Schofield Sep 15, 2020
Qantas is inviting Australian states to submit incentive proposals as the airline considers relocating its corporate headquarters and main MRO base to other parts of the country.
MRO Asia

How China Airlines Is Prepping For Post-Pandemic Rebound

By Chen Chuanren Sep 11, 2020
Engineering and Maintenance Organization turns attention from innovation to focus on controlling costs and preventing infection among workforce.
MRO Asia

Starburst Launches New Aviation Tech Accelerator in Singapore

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Sep 10, 2020
Startups chosen for the program will be able to work with Singapore Airlines Group and SIA Engineering Company to solve aviation and MRO industry challenges.
Emerging Technologies

Podcast: Remote Inspection Technology Takes Off During COVID-19

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Sep 10, 2020
Travel restrictions and social distancing requirements during the COVID-19 pandemic are forcing the MRO industry to get creative in how it conducts…
MRO Asia

ST Engineering To Spread A321P2F Capabilities To China, U.S.

By Chen Chuanren Sep 10, 2020
The aerospace arm of ST Engineering is ramping up its Airbus A321 passenger-to-freighter (P2F) capabilities at its Guangzhou, China, and San Antonio, Texas, facilities as the MRO reacts to the demand for air cargo capacity resulting from the COVID-19 crisis. 
Aircraft & Propulsion

SIA Engineering Takes Full Control Of Airbus JV, Cuts Exec Pay Again

By Henry Canaday Sep 09, 2020
The virus crisis is having some very strong impacts on aviation companies in Singapore, a major aircraft maintenance center hit hard by the drastic…

AirAsia Establishes New Subsidiary For MRO Services

By Adrian Schofield Sep 09, 2020
AirAsia has restructured its engineering operations into a wholly owned subsidiary, which will provide MRO services to the group’s airlines and also third-party customers.
Airlines & Lessors

Taiwanese Engine Parts Specialist ACTS Rebrands

By James Pozzi Sep 08, 2020
Asian Compressor Technology Services Company (ACTS), a Taiwan-based engine parts repair subsidiary of MB Aerospace, marked its 25th anniversary of…