Some of the leading Asia-Pacific MRO organizations are pushing ahead with expansion plans despite the fact that their revenues have been dealt a significant blow over the past 18 months by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Lufthansa Technik (LHT) is taking another step in its digital strategy, blending digital analytics with its engineering expertise to make component maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) more predictive.
Technical training in maintenance, repair and overhaul is “ripe for disruption,” with applications such as virtual reality technology predicted to become as disruptive to MRO training as 3-D printing is to parts manufacturing, according to a leading aviation industry expert.
The Middle East is experiencing an MRO technical workforce shortage stemming from low salaries and highly complex regulations that impede young talent from entering the MRO profession. However, there are a number of aviation technical schools providing training in the MIddle East—see a list of some here.