Industry Analysis & Industry Trends
In the near term, the industry will be picking up the pieces from the aftermath of the recession. Falling capacity among major airlines and a decline in the total number of active aircraft have resulted in less demand for aircraft services. However, because industry services include prescheduled maintenance and repairs needed to uphold government regulations, declines have been kept low. In the coming years, airlines will expand their fleets and ultimately require greater industry services... purchase to read more
Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter
The distribution of establishments in the Aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul industry is skewed. For instance, during 2013, the Southwest is estimated to have 17.9% of industry establishments but only 12.1% of the US population. Meanwhile, the West is anticipated to have 19.9% of establishments and 17.1% of the US population; the Southeast is forecast to be home to 30.5% of industry businesses and 25.4% of the population; and the Rocky Mountains represents 5.1% of companies and 3.5% of the US population. On a state-by-state basis, a significant proportion of industry establishments is located in Florida (14.4%), California (11.8%) and Texas (11.2%).
Low population density explains the higher number of industry establishments on a per capita basis in these regions... purchase to read more