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Alton’s 2023-2033 projection for global commercial aircraft fleet growth
The Business Times recently featured Alton’s 2023-2033 Commercial Aircraft and Engine Fleet Forecast. The article highlights Alton’s projection that the global commercial aircraft fleet will grow 3.3 percent annually over the next decade, with narrow-body jets set to lead the charge due to strong demand for Boeing’s 737 MAX and Airbus’ A320neo aircraft.
The future of the MRO industry in Australia
Alton Director, Joshua Ng, was recently featured on Aviation Week Network’s MRO podcast. Led by senior air transport editor, Adrian Schofield, the discussion focused on current factors impacting the MRO industry in Australasia. These factors include supply chain pressures, inventory wait times, workforce shortages, and the need for airlines to implement supply chain strategies to combat these constraints.
Recovery of Chinese air travel bodes well for Asean airport operators
Alton Managing Director Mabel Kwan shares her insights in this The Business Times article on post-pandemic Chinese air travel and how domestic demand is underpinning the recovery of China’s airports with full international recovery expected in early 2025.
New generation narrowbody engine challenges could impact 2023 peak travel
In an article by Aviation Week Network, Jonathan M. Berger, a Managing Director at Alton Aviation Consultancy, talks about the challenges faced by the aviation industry due to the new generation narrowbody engine reliability and durability issues continuing to impact the industry as the 2023 travel peak approaches.
Resurgence of Chinese MRO demand
Alton Director Joshua Ng shares his insights in this Aviation Week Network article on MRO market recovery in China, discussing whether the country’s reopening is creating a resurgence in MRO demand.
Airlines and aircraft repair shops’ response to rising costs and supply-chain shortages
Alton's Managing Director, Adam Guthorn, spoke with Reuters about how North American airline and aircraft repair shops are responding to increasing costs and supply chain bottlenecks. Some airlines are considering producing their own parts to mitigate the shortage of aircraft parts from OEMs.