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Low Fuel Prices Boosting Returns From Storage, Oliver Wyman Data Show

The takeaway: A 50% jump in returns from storage in 2016 suggests that lower fuel prices are keeping older aircraft in service longer, leading to strategic shifts in airline fleet Read More

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MRO Market Insulated From Most Macro-economic Shifts, New Forecast Says

The takeaway: The airline aftermarket, driven by aircraft usage necessary to meet demand, is growing. Perhaps the biggest question is how quickly current-generation aircraft are parked. Absent a catastrophic, 9/11-like event Read More

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MRO Market To Grow At 3.8% Annually, Latest Oliver Wyman Figures Show

Oliver Wyman’s latest commercial airline transport fleet and MRO forecast, covering 2017-2027, is done. Big-picture figures from the forecast’s detailed summary report (.pdf) include a 3.8% compound annual growth rate (CAGR) Read More

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2016 Q4 Aftermarket Numbers, Notes

This page will collect aftermarket-related notes from certain public companies with notable MRO business. All information is sourced from company reports/earnings call unless noted. Posted in alphabetical order. This page Read More

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Boeing Reiterates Q3 Timing For Integrated Services Business

In brief: Boeing plans to have it stand-alone services unit up during the third quarter. The unit’s target is $50 billion in annual revenue. Today’s commercial services business stands at Read More

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Our Top 5 Airline MRO Stories From 2016

Airline Aftermarket recently passed its three-month mark in business—a period that overlapped with the last quarter of 2016. Three months doesn’t sound like much time, but there was plenty going Read More

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GE-Teledyne Collaboration A Boost To Predictive Engine Analytics

In brief: GE, Teledyne Controls collaborating to tap in-flight data streaming. Initial focus is getting more data into GE’s Predix analytics and data-management platform. Adding more in-flight data to systems Read More

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In McAllister, Boeing Gets Deep Understanding Of Support, Product Lifecycle

NOTE: as one of our most-read stories in 2016, this article is now available for everyone to read. Normally, only subscribers access all of our exclusive stories. Learn more about becoming Read More

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GE Unveils First Details Of MRO Data Exchange

NOTE: as one of our most-read stories in 2016, this article is now available for everyone to read. Normally, only subscribers access all of our exclusive stories. Learn more about becoming Read More

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Esterline ’16 Aftermarket Up Mid-Single Digit; Sees Similar ’17

Article summary: Esterline reported mid-single-digit growth in fiscal 2016 aftermarket sales. Sensors, materials–such as insulation–were biggest aftermarket contributors. Similar 2017 performance expected on strength of steady airline traffic demand, lower Read More

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