Rolls-Royce Reveals Blade Problems in Newest Engine

Rolls-Royce Reveals Blade Problems in Newest Engine

After many years of embarrassing durability problems with a series of Trent 1000 engines, the model’s newest iteration, The Trent 1000 TEN, was supposed to mark a clean break with mistakes of the past. Rolls-Royce is now testing an enhanced...
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Allegiant Air Launches Skywise Health Monitoring

Allegiant Air Launches Skywise Health Monitoring

Airbus took another step in its digital services journey to provide end-to-end maintenance services by launching Skywise Health Monitoring (SHM), which is designed to enable real-time management of aircraft events and troubleshooting. Norm Baker, Airbus senior...
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MAX Grounding’s Aftermarket Ramifications Hard To Gauge

MAX Grounding’s Aftermarket Ramifications Hard To Gauge

Regulators grounded the 376-aircraft MAX fleet last month after the second fatal 737 MAX 8 accident in less than five months. Procuring parts could be a problem as well. The unexpected removal of more than 400 new narrowbodies from the...
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Boeing’s 737 Production Drop Will Hurt Other Aerospace Companies

Boeing’s 737 Production Drop Will Hurt Other Aerospace Companies

Boeing Co.’s plan to cut its 737 jetliner production by 19 percent this year is expected to have negative spillover effects across the aerospace industry, from parts suppliers to engine makers and even airlines. The planemaker said it would cut...
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Unified Approach Needed For Workforce Development

Unified Approach Needed For Workforce Development

Airline MROs are making efforts to maintain a pipeline of technical talent by both attracting and retaining staff. In general, large airlines pay higher wages to mechanics, which means they have fewer problems filling positions than regional carriers or third-...
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Analysts See a Healthy Aftermarket Future, but Challenges Identified

Analysts See a Healthy Aftermarket Future, but Challenges Identified

Industry experts from CAVOK and AeroDynamic Advisory analyze the commercial MRO market at MRO Americas 2019. The commercial aftermarket’s positive state of health is tipped to continue for years to come, but analysts have warned factors such as access to...
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Mobile technology: the answer to better baggage handling

Mobile technology: the answer to better baggage handling

Mobile technology will bring far better baggage handling. This is a crucial focus for the air transport industry as passenger numbers grow, says the SITA 2019 Passenger IT Insights report. How baggage management is changing, with passengers set to see...
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