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Locatory.com and Unical Aviation Team Up to Deliver Customers Access to Spare Parts

2020-09-09 / 2 min

Locatory.com, an IT company supporting the aviation industry with IT-based Supply Chain Optimisation solutions worldwide, is delighted to team up with Unical Aviation, a USA-based global supplier of aircraft parts, components, and inventory-based solutions in offering industry professionals access to Unical Aviation’s parts inventory using one of the largest aviation inventory listing systems. The fact

Surplus Parts as a New Force in the Aviation Aftermarket

2020-09-09 / 2 min

While today’s commercial fleet of approximately 20 900 aircraft (acc. to Boeing data) is expected to almost double in the next 20 years, the retirement of older generation machines is also gaining momentum. During the upcoming decade, the retirement rate is expected to reach 1000 aircraft per year, thus raising the availability of surplus parts

Aviation Aftermarket: a Call for Enhanced Information Sharing

2020-09-09 / 2 min

Ryanair’s recent $22 billion order of 200 Boeing’s 737MAX aircraft is a clear sign that the growth of the global fleet isn’t going to slow down anytime soon. In the meantime, TeamSAI predicts that the global MRO-related spending can be expected to increase at a rate of 3.3% annually until 2022. Following an intense period

OEM Supply Chain Squeeze is Affecting Aftermarket Prices

2020-09-09 / 3 min

With a combined backlog of more than 10 000 commercial aircraft, both Boeing and Airbus have never been in a stronger position, particularly when it comes to negotiating with their suppliers. As a result, the OEMs have been increasingly pressuring the latter to offer significant price concessions in order to be able to sell new

Aircraft Spare Parts Pooling: Breaking the Myths

2020-09-09 / 3 min

Following the latest trends within the aviation industry, spare parts business, once a mundanely straightforward enterprise, has evolved into one of its most dynamic sectors. However, as in most cases, the new developments were accompanied by unique challenges. On the one hand, technologically advanced components help to drive down maintenance costs on the newest aircraft.

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