Which airline has the biggest fleet in the world?

When measuring the fleet size there are multiple things that need to be considered. Some factors that are taken into consideration are the number of passengers carried, fleet size, asset value, profit generated, and so on. But the actual fleet size is measured only in the number of planes or aircraft housed by the airline.…

New Technologies in MRO industry

In comparison to the other digital transformation fields, the maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) industry has evolved slowly. While technology has been used to improve the detection of damaged parts and streamline repair processes, maintenance is still a human activity that relies on touch. Technology has an impact only in the sense that it allows…

Aircraft structure repair is one of the primary safety factors

Passenger and crew safety is first on every airline’s priority list. The safety concern is reflected through numerous security checks at the airports themselves, today concerning all measures related to the coronavirus pandemic, but in the first place, it is reflected in the concern for the satisfactory performance of the aircraft used. For this reason,…

labor shortage in MRO

Labor shortage is a problem for the industry?

According to market forecasts, one of the biggest challenges for MROs in the future will be the problem of labor shortages. The rise in fleet appears to be massively outpacing the proposed maintenance technician quantity, particularly in the US and Europe. This is confirmed by the data from Boeing and Airbus market forecasts. Maintenance technicians are predicted to…

How long aircraft lifespan lasts?

How long airplane lifespan lasts?

You are certainly aware that airplanes are quite expensive, both for production and maintenance. And have you ever wondered how long an airplane can be in service? You may be aware that there are many old airplanes still flying in today’s skies. Are you knowledgeable about how the airplane lifespan  is delimited? The subject is…