It’s so obvious that it may not even need stating: the past few years have not been easy for the aviation industry. The coronavirus pandemic was a historic crisis that was deeper and longer lasting than anything we’ve faced before.
In the maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) world, time is of the essence. Few can afford lengthy waits for needed parts, tools or hardware and everyone wants to avoid grounded aircraft that can quickly incur massive costs.
The buying and selling of aircraft parts will go from person-to-person transactions to digital marketplaces where everything can be found within just a few clicks. It’s not a question of if this will happen, but when.