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MRO’s Technological Shift

New tools and materials sometimes make life easier for engineers, but human input still is invariably required. Lufthansa Technik has developed an automated inspection and repair robot for combustor cracks, while several airlines have trialled drones for automated aircraft exterior...
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Opportunities And Risks In Initial Provisioning

Opportunities And Risks In Initial Provisioning

During this preparation for operations, engineering and procurement teams should undergo initial provisioning (IP), a fundamental process aimed at securing the availability of spares. IP involves complex technical and commercial evaluations with dramatic conse...
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Air Canada Begins Using a New Way to Distribute Fares to Partners

Air Canada Begins Using a New Way to Distribute Fares to Partners

New technologies, practices, and vendors are emerging to help airlines distribute their airfares. The new landscape is complex. But Air Canada’s latest effort reveals at least one part of the emerging picture. Last week, Air Canada was the first airline...
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MRO Providers Expand ADS-B Out Solutions With New Approvals

MRO Providers Expand ADS-B Out Solutions With New Approvals

AerSale, GKN Aerospace and Jet Aviation have all received recent STCs to provide ADS-B Out Solutions for more aircraft types. “Our ADS-B Out modification will allow our customers to modify their aircraft very cost-effectively and with a minimum of downtime,....
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