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September 18, 2012

SUPPLY CHAIN

Measuring What You Manage

ENGINES

Fueling Expectations

DEFENSE CONSOLIDATION

Mating Dance

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SUPPLY CHAIN

Measuring What You Manage

The trick is choosing the right metric to make a difference in your organization

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ENGINES

Fueling Expectations

Materials advancements promise next-gen engine energy efficiency

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DEFENSE CONSOLIDATION

Mating Dance

More than a decade after their first attempt, European aerospace majors are again courting

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AIR TRANSPORT

Absorbing AirTran

Two years into merger, Southwest is taking a longer-term view of AirTran integration

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AIRPOWER WEAPONS

Curbed Ambitions

Hard targets pose a near-term problem as USAF explores weapon and fuze options

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BUSINESS & OPERATIONS

Widening Widebody Business

North American MROs see changing dynamics in widebody business

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MARKET ANALYSIS

A330 Maintenance Outlook

The heavy-check market is not robust, but the fuel-tank retrofit deadline nears

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FACE TO FACE

LAN MRO Planning

What are your biggest challenges with maintenance planning and how does IT work with this? Fischer: We’ve just made a big change in our systems. We implemented the Mxi Maintenix IT system here at LAN in the last two years. It’s a system that was not fully developed when we purchased it, so it was halfdeveloped while we were using it.
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AIR TRAFFIC MANAGEMENT

Tarmac Choreography

Surveillance data are core components of airline and airport efficiency tools

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INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Clearing the Cloudy Skies

Which cloud is your data headed for?

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