E-enabling MRO

Mecham, Michael
April 2005
Aviation Week & Space Technology;4/18/2005, Vol. 162 Issue 16, p58
Trade Publication
The article informs that Boeing Commercial Airplanes Co. has, at the turn of the century, immersed itself in the Internet to accelerate delivery of spare parts and distribute service bulletins. The millennium's dawn was topsy-turvy for airlines. Asian carriers were emerging from a prolonged slump. European governments were losing their appetite for propping up money-losing carriers against low-cost competitors. Most American carriers were still in denial about the need to reduce operating costs drastically. But worldwide shocks of terrorism, war, health crises and high-cost fuel caught everyone's attention.


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