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News Analysis: Direct Maintenance: Shifting trends create new opportunities in Africa

News Analysis: Heston MRO: Expands services for Singapore Airlines in Australia

FEATURES: Used Serviceable Materials: Solutions for cost-effective return to service
As airlines begin to pull their aircraft from storage and examine their cost base, Editor Keith Mwanalushi finds that used serviceable materials are creating an opportunity to help aircraft operators and MROs reduce costs while maintaining operational efficiency.

FEATURES: C Checks: Demand for winter slots signals C Check return
The MRO sector has suffered from a wave of cancellations for heavy maintenance checks since the pandemic began. Keith Mwanalushi speaks to industry experts about the trends towards the restart of C Check activity.

FEATURES: Europe: Preparing for renewed possibilities
As the aviation industry gathered in Amsterdam for the MRO Europe 2021 event, we have spoken to various exhibitors about how they are preparing for the return of MRO and aftermarket activity, especially in the European region.

In the hot seat... Steve Wells, Managing Director, Muirhead Avionics

In addition, we have all the usual news on airframes, engines, components, IT, lessors, finance, facilities, industry people and much more.

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