THE COMMERCIAL AVIATION MAINTENANCE, REPAIR AND overhaul sector has taken it on the chin over the past 12-18 months as business withered and price competition intensified in the face of what IATA has described as the worst downturn in airline history. As carriers have parked planes and reduced utilization, demand for MRO has plummeted, a situation expected to continue at least into the middle of 2010, say some analysts. According to AeroStrategy, which cites OAG data, airline industry ...

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