OEMs are taking advantage of scale and scope to take a larger share of the MRO and services support business.
Following the lead of engine makers,original equipment manufacturers of all stripes are taking a much more active role in the aviation aftermarket. This makes sense. Efficient maintenance requires scale, skills, competitive cost and capital strength. Only the very largest airlines or airline groups have the scale to utilize expensive maintenance equipment efficiently and even those must attract in-source business to reach full efficiency. OEMs can put together repair networks that work ...
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