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Read additional articles below from noteworthy publications featuring insights from AAR's senior leadership team. 

Yocova December 21   December 2021 - Yocova

How is COVID return-to-service affecting the world of MRO?

   December 2021 - Executive Biz

MRO Management

   December 2021 - DOM

Aircraft Maintenance Facilities

   December 2021 - AvWeek

Europe's Aftermarket Embraces Consolidation And Sustainability

   November 2021 - AvWeek

Steps MROs Are Taking to Become More Sustainable

SupplyChain AvWeek   October 2021 - AvWeek

Supply-Chain Headaches Will Worsen As Operators Ramp Up Flying Activity

PocketsNarrowbody AvWeek   October 2021 - AvWeek

Pockets Of Demand Disrupt Expected Narrowbody Retirement Surge

EvaluatingMRO AvWeek   October 2021 - AvWeek

Evaluating The Pulse of MRO

   September 2021 - AvWeek

Commercial Business Climbs at AAR Corp.

   September 2021 - AvWeek

USM Demand Swings to Widebody Engines

   September 2021 - AvWeek

MRO Memo: Workforce Pipeline Predictions 

AMT 0821   August/September 2021 - Aircraft Maintenance Technology

Ready for Takeoff

AVWeek RFD 081921   August 2021 - AvWeek

AAR Experiences Cinderella Story in Rockford

_41A6710_safety_web_   August 2021 - Chicago Tribune

Local effort looks to open aerospace

   July 2021 - Aviation Week

Wearable Devices to Make MRO More Efficient 

   July 2021 - AviTrader

Alaska Airlines and AAR team up to create Flow Through program 

   June 2021 - AvWeek

Landing Gear MRO Recovery Strong, Despite Swapping and Tear-Down Options

   May 2021 - Aviation Week

MRO's Paperless Progress

   May 2021 - AviTrader

Turning a setback into a comeback

AvWeekMRO 051121   May 2021 - Aviation Week

MRO Market Changes

DOM 051121 newsroom   April 2021 - DOM 

Airline MRO Activities - B. Sartain

AvWeekPodcast 0521   April 2021 - Aviation Week

Cyber Threats on Aviation - Know The Vulnerabilities - J. Janachowski

   March 2021 - AviTrader 

Pandemic puts a brake on wheel component services - A. Lara

   March 2021 - Aviation Week

MROs Still Innovating Despite Pandemic Restraints - M. Kammerait

   Jan. 2021 - Avionics International

Business Aviation MROs Adapt to COVID-19, As Aircraft Disinfection Takes Precedence - B. Sartain

   Dec. 2020 - Low-Cost & Regional Airline Business

Navigating the Storm - P. Parant

   December 2020 - AviTrader

A Case for Optimisim and Recovery - B. Sartain

   November 2020 - Woman Engineer

Success in the Stars - S. Helmondollar & R. O'Neill

   November 2020 - Crain's Chicago

Crain's 2020 Notable Veteran Executives - N. Gross

aviationpros 65 newsroom web   October 2020 - Aviation Pro's

AAR at 65 - C. Jessup

InsideMRO newroom web 102019 53   October 2020 - Aviation Week

MROs Adapt to Pandemic Challenges by Going Virtual - B. Sartain

InsideMRO newroom web 102019 63   October 2020 - Aviation Week

Aircraft Interiors in a Post-Pandemic World - J. Leech

aviationbusiness_newsroom_October2020   September/October 2020 - MRO Management

Finding New Ways - B. Sartain

Avitrader_airinmar_new_092420   September 2020 - AviTrader

Conquering New Frontiers - M. Davies

avitrader_rahul_news_092420   September 2020 - AviTrader

Taking the Lead in Next-Gen Solutions - R. Ghai

Digital_AVweek_March_news_web   August 2020 - Aviation Week

AAR Adapts Technology to Fit Pandemic Needs - B. Sartain

aviationweek_workforce_web082520   August 2020 - Aviation Week

AAR Plans for Expected Ramp-Up in Workforce Demand

MRO-2020-08-newsroom   August 2020 - AviTrader

Heavy Checks - B. Sartain

AAR19_150   August 2020 - AAR's FY20 Annual Report


JohnC_news_web   April 2020 - Aviation Pros

Flight Ready - J. Cooper

Digital_AVweek_March_news_web   April 2020 - Aviation Week

AAR Plans for Becoming a Digital Company - R. Ghai

Loomer_AVweek_March_news_web   April 2020 - Aviation Week

MRO at 25: Looking at the Forces Shaping This Industry - B. Loomer

AviTrader_MK_web   March 2020 - AviTrader 

Planning the Unplanned - M. Kammerait

GPB_EYoung_news_web  Feb. 2020 - GPB

AAR's OEM Solutions Business Makes Inroads into Global Market - E. Yong

AviTrader_ALara_news_web   March. 2020 - AviTrader MRO

Putting the brakes on - A. Lara

FlightDaily_CGregory_news_web   Feb. 2020 - Flight Global

Outsourcing Drives Growth - C. Gregory 

AvWeek_JH_web_newsroom_0220   Jan. 2020 - Aviation Week

Why AAR's Chief Sees Lots of Runway - J. Holmes

AviTrader_CG__web_newsroom_0220   Jan. 2020 - AviTrader

Sourcing Alternatives - C. Glover

AVM_BS_web_newsroom_0220   Jan. 2020 - Aviation Maintenance Magazine

Going Paperless in the Hangar - B. Sartain

AviTrader_BrianS_1219_newsroom   Dec. 2019 - AviTrader

MRO News from Around the World - B. Sartain 

AMT_Gregory_1219_newsroom   Dec. 2019 - Aircraft Maintenance Technology

Maintenance Business in the APAC Region - C. Gregory 

AMT_Young_1219_newsroom   Dec. 2019 - Aviation Maintenance Technology

Maintenance Business in the APAC Region - E. Young

lejournal_newsroom_1219   Nov. 2019 - Le Journal de L'Aviation

MRO: La strategie digitale d'AAR se met en place - R. Ghai 

aviationmaintenance_newsroom_1219   Nov. 2019 - Aviation Maintenance

Engine MRO Boom: Perfect Storm of Demand - P. Richardson 

foxnews_newsroom_1219   Nov. 2019 - Fox Business

Aircraft mechanic field on the rise due to high pay and no college needed - R. Goertzen 

AsianAviation_webnews   Oct. 2019 - Asian Aviation

Aggressive Growth in Asia featuring R. Shah

Drone_Inspections_webnews   Oct. 2019 - Aviation Week

Testing Drones for Aircraft Inspection in Miami

EmbryRiddle_webnews   Oct. 2019 - The Globe

Embry-Riddle Graduates its first Aviation Maintenance Technology program class

orientaviation_colin   Sept. 2019 - Orient Aviation

Independent MROs stand their ground against OEMs


Digital_AviationWeek   Sept. 2019 - MRO Network

AAR Investing in Digital Innovations

Composites_InsideMRO   Sept. 2019 - Inside MRO

How Emerging Technologies will Distrupt the Aviation Aftermarket

workforce_Aug_newsroom   August 2019 - Aviation Pros

Maintaining the Maintenance Labor Pipeline


John_podcast_Aug_newsroom   August 2019 - Aerospace Executive

Securing the Future of Aviation Maintenance with J. Holmes

Nick_AMT_Aug_newsroom   August 2019 - AMT

N. Downey, 2019 AMT Next Gen Award Winner

AviTrader_0619   June 2019 - AviTrader

Paris Air Show Highlights - featuring B. Sartian, N. Gross, E. Young and P. Richardson

AAR19_150   July 2019 - AAR's FY19 Annual Report


shepard_July_newsroom   July 2019 - Shepard Media

Special Forces Defence Event featuring B. Sartain

Victor_July_newsroom   July 2019 - MRO Network

Next Steps for using Additive Manufacturing for Repairs featuring V. Ho

AviTrader_0619   June 2019 - AviTrader

Paris Air Show Highlights - featuring B. Sartian, N. Gross, E. Young and P. Richardson

AIN_0619   June 2019 - AIN Online

Aftermarket Parts Distribution Services - featuring D. Spiegel and P. Parant

FlightDailyNews_0619   May 2019 - AviTrader

Expanding OEM Partnerships, Military and Digital Solutions - featuring E. Young and P. Richardson

Results_Of_Aviation_Weeks_Biennial_Top_10_MRO_Survey-1_newsroom   May 2019 - MRO Network

Top 10 MRO Survey

OEMs_Reach_Into_MRO_Seen_Having_Few_Negative_Impacts-1_newsroom   May 2019 - Inside MRO

OEMs Reach into the MROs

AviTrader_mag_BSartain_2019-05.pdf_-1_newsroom   May 2019 - AviTrader

Setting the Trends - featuring Brian Sartain

AMT_0319_web   March. 2019 - MRO Market

Momentum Builds - featuring Brian Sartain

Chicago_Nonprofit_Developing_Youth_MRO_Workforce_Pipeline-1   April 2019 - MRO Network

Developing MRO Workforce Pipeline - featuring Ryan Goertzen

AviTrader_C_E_Managing_Expendables_Mike_Daly_April_2019-1   April 2019 - AviTrader

Managing Expendables - featuring Mike Daley

AMT_Shah_What_MROs_doing_Middle_East_0418.19-1   April 2019 - AMT 

MROs in the Middle East - featuring Rahul Shah

AMT_0319_web   March. 2019 - MRO Market

Momentum Builds - featuring Brian Sartain

MRONetwork_0319_web   March. 2019 - MRO Network

Many Paths to Recruiting More Mechanics - featuring Ryan Goertzen

AviTrader_Rotables_Sharma_2019-03_web   March. 2019 - AviTrader

Keeping Stock - featuring Rahul Shah

AviTrader_Monthly_MRO_e-Magazine_2019-02-1   Feb. 2019 - AviTrader

Putting a lid on engine maintenance costs - featuring Carl Glover

AvWeek_InsideMRO_02-19-1   Feb. 2019 - Inside MRO 

Forecasting MRO Innovation - featuring Jim Gross

Forbes_web   Jan. 2019 - Forbes 

Leading Aviation Service Provider Launches Campaign to Reverse Erosion of Workforce Sector - featuring John Holmes 

MROmanagement_Troy_web   Jan. 2019 - MRO Management

Regional Regional - featuring Troy Jonas

AviationWeek_Rahul_web   Jan. 2019 - MRO Network

AAR Looks to Meet Middle East Maintenance Challenges - featuring Rahul Shah

AAR_EAGLE_Report_webnews   Jan. 2019 - EAGLE Pathways

Bridging the Middle Skills Gap to Careers in Aviation

AVM_Big_Friendly_Giants_Jessup_Dec._2018-1_web   Dec. 2018 - Aviation Maintenance

Big Friendly Giants - featuring Chris Jessup

LARA_AsiaMRO_Shah_Dec_2018-1_web   Dec. 2018 - LARA

Maintaing the line - featuring Rahul Shah

MRO_Network_Airlines_Outsourcing_Glover_12.06.18-1_web   Dec. 2018 - Inside MRO

Strong Balance Sheets Giving Airlines More Outsourcing Options - featuring Carl Glover

Make_it_Better_Storch_11.28.18-1_web   Nov. 2018 - Make it Better

Why Ethical Leadership and Corporate Social Responsibility is Good for Business - featuring David Storch

AVM-mag_Engine_MRO_11.04.18-1_web   Nov. 2018 - Aviation Maintenance

Engine MRO: Are Times Too Good? - featuring Carl Glover

STAT_TImes_mag_Sartain_11-2018-1_web   Nov. 2018 - The STAT Trade Times

Market Dynamics Reshaping MRO Logistics - featuring Brian Sartain

Inside_MRO_Wheels_AlexLara_10.24.18-1_web   Oct. 2018 - Inside MRO

New Alloys, Coatings, Design Consideration for Wheels - featuring Alex German

My_AINOnline-1_web   Oct. 2018 - AIN

AAR Composites NBAA - featuring Dan FitzPatrick

AAR_Eyes_Further_Expansion_Asian_Air-Aero_ColinGregory-1_web   Oct. 2018 - Asian Defense Technology

AAR Eyes Expansion in Asia - featuring Colin Gregory

MRO_Management_Paul_Richardson_Sept_2018-1   Sept. 2018 - MRO Management

Middle Ground AAR's European operations - featuring Paul Richardson

MRONetwork_UPMRichardson_08.29.18-1   Sept. 2018 - Inside MRO

Longevity Expected in Thriving USM Market - featuring Paul Richardson

Low_Cost_and_Regional_Airlines_Sept_2018-1   Sept. 2018 - Low Cost & Regional Airline Business 

MRO movement - featuring Deepak Sharma

The_STAT_Trade_Times-1_web   July 2018 - The STAT Trade Times

Aerospace Logistics Preparing for a Smooth Take-off - featuring D. Speigel

MRO-Network_Scott_Holdman_Avionics_Actions_08.16.18-1_web   Aug./Sept. 2018 - Inside MRO

Multiple Players Optimize Opportunities with Used Serviceable Avonics - featuring S. Holdman

LARA_Aug._2018_CheryleJackson_Africa-2_web   Aug./Sept. 2018 - LARA

Africa's MRO Market - featuring Cheryle Jackson 

2018_AAR_Annual_Rpt-1-webnewsroom   2018 Annual Report

The_STAT_Trade_Times-1_web   July 2018 - The STAT Trade Times

Aerospace Logistics Preparing for a Smooth Take-off - featuring D. Speigel

AMT_Full_story_Kleiman_Jun-Jul_2018-1_web   July 2018 - AMT

MRO Workforce Challenges - featuring D. Kleiman

AviTrader-MRO_Trends_Cover_Kleiman_2018-06_-1   June 2018 - AviTrader

MRO Trends in North America - featuring D. Kleiman 

LARA_June_July_18_Landing_Gear-1   June 2018 - LARA

Landing Gear Turnaround Time - featuring K. Hein

MRO-Network_Storch_06.14.18-1   June 2018 - Inside MRO

An Interview with former CEO, David Storch

AviTrader_RotatingParts_DeepakS_05.24.18Highlighted-1   May 2018 - AviTrader

Rotating Parts

Cost_Pressures_Build_On_Component_MRO_ColingCraigHighlighted-1   May 2018 - MRO Network

Cost Pressures Build On Component MRO 

GoingDigital_AVWeek_MCzerniak_May_2018-1   May 2018 - AvWeek

Going Digital

AMT_DPS_0418   April 2018 - AMT Exclusive 

AMT Exclusive: An Interview With David Storch 

State-of-the-Industry_AVM-mag_Sartain_only-1   April 2018 - AVM - Magazine

State of the Industry 

CultureBrandBook_web   Jan. 2018 

AAR Doing It Right featured in new book

aircraftcommerce_web_1117   Dec. 2017/Jan. 2018 - Aircraft Commerce

The Market for Used Heavy & System Components, Avionics 

LARA_Component_Support_Dec_2017-Jan_2018-1_thoughtleadership_web   Dec. 2017/Jan. 2018 - LARA

Suite Solutions

AVM_Titans_of_MRO_Dec_Jan_2017-1_thoughtleadership_web   Dec. 2017/Jan. 2018 - Aviation Maintenance

Titans of MRO

MRO-Network-AAR_looks_at_blockchain_web   Oct. 2017 - MRO Network

Blockchain in MRO Could Happen Sooner Than You Think

Airlift_Article_DTJ_web   Aug. 2017 - Defense Transportation Journal

Civil Aviation's Tactical Role in Uplifting US Military in Dynamic Theaters

AAR_web    2017 - Annual Report

AAR 2017 Annual Report

Cheryle_Jackson_co_web_0716    Feb. 2017 - Inside MRO

Challenges For Expanding MRO Market In Africa

RH-05-16_p08-11-1_web    Oct./Nov. 2016 - RotorHub

SAR Services in the Falkland Islands 

AAR_2016_Annual_Report_coverimage_150    June 2016 - Annual Report

AAR 2016 Annual Report

    Feb. 2016 - ATE&M MRO Focus

Changing Dynamics

  Dec. 2015 - Huffington Post

On the Flight Path to Tomorrow's Digital Supply Chain

  Dec. 2015 - Low-Fare & Regional Airlines

Chain Reactions    

  Oct. 2015 - Inflight Magazine

Cabin Refreshments