Welcome to the November issue of MRO Management. As always, you’ll find this issue packed with insightful content and interviews.
Many of the articles in this issue look into how different approaches to maintenance can save airlines money. In our feature on technology (pages 30-34), we examine how robotics and virtual and augmented reality technologies are bringing big benefits to MRO logistics operators, and in our engine maintenance article on pages 24-25, we speak with hourly cost maintenance programme provider JSSI and learn how carriers can be savvier with their MRO spend.
On pages 18–19, you can find a detailed interview with Russell Shelton, president of the engine strategy group at global aviation integrator GA Telesis. In the piece, Shelton shares his insight on the company’s long-term engine MRO strategy, Turbine Vision 2020.
In this issue, we also look into the latest developments in the electrics and electronics sector (pages 26-28) and learn how Boeing continues to see strong customer demand for its 737-800BCF standard-body and 767-300BCF medium-widebody freighters. In order to meet the high demand, the manufacturer is working with GAMECO and ST Engineering to open new conversion lines in Asia.
In our Innovation Spotlight piece on pages 21-22, we catch up with Aero Norway and find out about the company’s innovative approach to CFM56 maintenance during the pandemic.
We hope you enjoy reading this issue! Looking ahead to the next issue – the last one of the year – we will be bringing you insights on IT software, aircraft recycling and much more. And last but not least – please remember you can also find even more exclusive stories and industry insight on our aviation news website aviationbusinessnews.com.