American Airlines' Tulsa Maintenance & Engineering Base, the largest airline MRO facility in the world, aims to achieve $500 million in revenue through third-party work and turn the base into a profit center by the end of 2006. The goal is based on the outcome of a joint planning session held earlier this year between Tulsa base management and the Transport Workers Union that represents most of the 7,000 people at the base. "We are not letting others decide what our future should ...

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