Tag: AAR

AAR: Mechanic Shortage Could Increase Airline MRO Costs

Reading Time: 2 minutes AAR Corp. is facing staffing pressure and could increase wages to help retain and attract enough mechanics at its MRO shops—a move that would increase costs for customers. “We experienced some labor pressure” at two MRO facilities “as the market is tightening for skilled technicians,” AAR President John Holmes said on a recent earnings call. […]

AAR To Service IndiGo A320 Landing Gears

Reading Time: 1 minute U.S. aftermarket specialist AAR has signed an agreement with Indian carrier IndiGo to provide support for landing gear overhaul services on its fleet of Airbus A320 aircraft. The contract will cover up to 49 landing gear full ship sets, as well as assemblies and subassemblies, over a five-year period. It expands on an existing component […]

AAR Adds Small Planet Airlines as a PBH Customer

Reading Time: 1 minute Aftermarket specialist AAR has signed a contract to provide European leisure carrier Small Planet Airlines with power-by-the-hour (PBH) component inventory management and repair services on its fleet of 17 A320 and A321 aircraft. AAR said the new long-term contract further extends its PBH programme and integrated supply chain services across Europe. It will manage the […]