With an ever increasing number of aircraft types in the air, landing gear aftermarket MRO services have evolved to include exchange, lease or loan, and even a combination of all three. George Marsh reports on how this approach has been designed to keep vital maintenance times at a minimum
Occasionally going unreported, aircraft ground damage costs the industry several billion dollars a year, both directly and indirectly, and often results in ground crews being injured on duty disproportionately more frequently than air crews. Mario Pierobon reports on one of the current hot topics in aviation management
Airbus Customer Services employs almost 5,000 people to provide aftermarket support, ranging from technical and spare parts to aircraft upgrades or crew and personnel training. Ian Goold investigates their myriad activities, which include support for A300s that are almost 40 years old, through to the latest A350s just entering service
Delta TechOps is the support system behind ATW’s 2014 Airline of the Year, Delta Air Lines. Its core capabilities include engine and component overhaul; line maintenance and operational support; airframe maintenance; and more.