MRO News Briefs, March 29-April 3, 2020

Apr 03, 2020
A roundup of aviation aftermarket news from the week of March 29-April 1, 2020.
MRO

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…
MRO

CARES Impact On Airline Mechanics Still Uncertain

By Henry Canaday Apr 02, 2020
The financial help available to airlines under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) come with restrictions and conditions…
MRO

How Will Coronavirus Change The Aftermarket?

By Alex Derber Apr 02, 2020
If the ongoing corona-crisis does effect a structural shift in the air transport market, both the production and aftermarket sectors will have to adjust.
MRO

Podcast: AAR Positioning for Post-COVID-19

By Lee Ann Shay Apr 02, 2020
Amid the COVID-19 crisis we talk to John Holmes, president and CEO of AAR Corp. He joined the company right before 9/11 and has seen it weather…
Check 6

FAA Finalizes Remote-Inspection Guidance

By Sean Broderick Apr 01, 2020
The FAA has released long-awaited policy on using video links and other “remote technology” to conduct inspections and help validate regulatory compliance, adding to a growing set of procedural changes meant to accommodate social distancing during the coronavirus pandemic. 
Safety, Ops & Regulation

Podcast: COVID-19 Impact on MRO: Latest Effects And What’s Next

By Lee Ann Shay Apr 01, 2020
Aviation Week MRO editors discuss how the COVID-19 pandemic is impacting the aviation aftermarket—and how some schools and companies are adapting…
MRO

STS Gains UK CAA Approval At Birmingham Hangar

By James Pozzi Apr 01, 2020
Six months after acquiring the former Monarch Aircraft Engineering hangar in Birmingham, STS Aviation has gained approval from the UK’s regulator at…
MRO

Teardown Company Expects Final Aircraft Decisions By End Of April Or May

By Henry Canaday Apr 01, 2020
With large cuts in capacity and little expectation of a quick and full recovery, commercial aircraft are headed for one of four fates: temporary storage, long-term storage, cargo conversion or disassembly for parts.
MRO

Embraer Boosts Services On Pooling Popularity

By Alex Derber Mar 30, 2020
Embraer’s services and support revenue climbed 22% in the fourth quarter, reaching $309 million—15% of the company’s total revenue.
MRO

‘Youngest’ A320 Bought For Parts

By Alex Derber Mar 30, 2020
U.S. part-out specialist TDA has claimed the “youngest ever” Airbus A320 acquired for disassembly.
MRO

SR Technics Keeps Zurich Shop Open But Sees Future Engine Work Decline

By James Pozzi Mar 30, 2020
The novel coronavirus pandemic is expected to result in a wave of cancelled maintenance orders over the coming months, a view shared by SR Technics…
MRO

Commercial Aftermarket Braces For Sharp Decline, Slow Recovery

By Sean Broderick Mar 30, 2020
As airlines conserve cash and compile excess aircraft, MRO providers will feel the financial pain.
Marketplace

FAA Exemptions, Guidance Target Maintaining Compliance During Pandemic

By Sean Broderick Mar 27, 2020
The FAA has made several changes and is preparing more guidance documents and policy statements to help the industry navigate some short-term roadblocks presented by the coronavirus pandemic.
Safety, Ops & Regulation

MRO News Briefs, March 22-28, 2020

Mar 27, 2020
A roundup of aviation aftermarket news from the week of March 22-28, 2020.
MRO

Roswell Expects To Store 800 Aircraft in 90 Days

By Henry Canaday Mar 27, 2020
U.S. domestic flights dropped from about 27,000 on Jan. 23 to less than 17,000 on March 23, according the flight trackers at RadarBox. That 37%…
MRO

HAECO Acquires U.S. Engine MRO

By James Pozzi Mar 26, 2020
Hong Kong Aircraft Engineering Company (HAECO Group) has acquired U.S. engine repair specialist Jet Engine Solutions.
MRO

Fast 5: Mobilizing Women in MRO

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Mar 26, 2020
How American Airlines AMT Elena Gonzalez is working to empower women in aviation maintenance.
MRO

AAR Sees MRO Downturn Even As Asia Begins Recovery

By Sean Broderick Mar 26, 2020
Aftermarket services specialist AAR Corp. is bracing for a drop in demand for maintenance as airlines scale back to cope with reduced flying amid the coronavirus pandemic, but is already seeing a rebound in markets that are now in recovery mode.
MRO

MRO Electronic Marketplace Startup EPlane Lands $9M

By Michael Bruno Mar 24, 2020
EPlane, an electronic marketplace startup for aviation aftermarket parts and MRO, announced March 24 that it landed $9 million in new funding from Japanese conglomerate Marubeni Corp. 
Workforce & Training

Thai Airways, Airbus U-Tapao MRO JV Delayed

By James Pozzi Mar 24, 2020
The bidding process for the proposed Thai Airways and Airbus MRO joint venture at U-Tapao Airport in Rayong is to be suspended until at least April.
MRO

Lufthansa Technik Sees Immediate Coronavirus Impact

By James Pozzi Mar 24, 2020
Lufthansa Technik’s strong 2019 reflected its strong standing in what was a buoyant commercial aftermarket before the novel coronavirus pandemic…
MRO

Warning: MROs Should Expect Rash of Cancellations In Coming Weeks

By Lee Ann Shay Mar 24, 2020
Airlines are drastically cutting their passenger flights in response to the novel coronavirus pandemic, which could take several months to contain. This will cause a rash of aftermarket order cancellations.
MRO

FAA Issues Guidance On Overflow Aircraft Parking

By Sean Broderick Mar 23, 2020
The FAA, responding to airport operators seeking help on how to manage rising numbers of grounded aircraft as commercial operators reduce service, has issued national guidance on parking “overflow” aircraft. 
Airports & Routes

Satair Pursues Improved 3D Printing Processes

By Lindsay Bjerregaard Mar 23, 2020
The Airbus subsidiary has partnered with Fast Radius to improve maintenance tool designs and reduce lead times.
MRO

 

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