MROs expect aircraft retirement ‘jump’ in 2020
After several years of reduced part-out activity, lessors and the MRO industry are preparing for a hike in the number of aircraft retirements in 2020.
Covid-19 sees “seismic” drop in aftermarket demand
Covid-19 has caused a “seismic” drop in demand for aircraft parts as airlines delay all but necessary maintenance in their efforts to conserve cash. At the same time, an accelerated rate of aircraft retirements risk flooding the parts market, pushing up supply at a time of already low demand. more
Domestic resilience: Which airlines and aircraft stand to benefit?
Commercial air traffic has begun a slow recovery, raising the question of which airlines and aircraft will be best positioned in the new environment. more
Q1 2020: Airbus and Boeing bleed billions as Covid-19 hits profits
The two airframe giants booked a combined $1.2 billion net loss in Q1 2020 as deliveries and orders dry up. more