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Panel Discussion: Creating a Balanced Picture of Capacity Challenges

  • Tuesday, 02/04/2020: 10:20 AM - 11:10 AM


MRO demand and the volume and growth of shop visits is outstripping current capacity and causing a reduction in available MRO – what is the reason for these capacity constraints? Does the industry need a new model? Assessing the issues associated with facilities, people shortages, repair and USM, How can old and new platforms be serviced at the same time? Should the OEMs and independent MROs get together to rethink this issue? Do we anticipate more capacity than the market needs and could this lead to a slide in profitability? Engaging with competition and capacity issues on new and older engine types. What decisions by MROs, OEMs and operators have caused these capacity issues and how can these be resolved?


    Mark Ebanks

    Chief Commercial Officer

    Ana Bidarra

    Engine Shop Planning and Control Manager
    TAP Portugal

    Carl Glover

    VP Sales & Marketing, Americas
    AAR Aviation Services Group

    Les Cronin

    VP Marketing & Sales, USA
    MTU Maintenance

    Nick Varner

    Senior Manager – Outsourced Engine Programs
    United Airlines

    Nicole Tibbetts

    Chief Manufacturing Engineer for Repair
    GE Aviation