Three years of airline industry turmoil and restructuring have left their mark on the maintenance, repair and overhaul aftermarket, where suppliers are scrambling to stay abreast of the changing needs of their airline customers while coping with tough competition and excess hangar capacity, itself a result of some of those changes. MRO spending remains depressed compared to pre-9/11 levels and is not expected to recover until 2007, according to Lufthansa Technik, while the high cost of fuel ...

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