As the gap in labour rates between North America, Asia and the Middle Eastern countries continue to narrow, the North American MROs are starting to seize the opportunity and repatriate a large share of maintenance works, which could generate up to 5,000...
The decisions to remove aircraft or to cancel orders due to pilot shortage naturally raise questions about other industry players, such as MRO providers, that are also directly affected by the increase of plane production.
FL Technics Training says despite Indonesia’s eagerness and drive, it seems that the local industry might just end up following the steps of China, which had to pacify the ambitions of its carriers due to the shortage of manpower.
As the loss of qualified technicians to more prosperous regions takes hold, air operators from as far afield as Sub-Saharan Africa, SE Asia and Central America are struggling to find the necessary technicians to meet their daily operational demands.
The research focused on high frequency maintenance issues including the degradation of aircraft brakes, the appearance of burrs during the manufacture of components and the deterioration of oil quality used in lubrication.