Aircraft Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul in the US: Market Research Report

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Aircraft Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul Market Research Report | NAICS 48819 | Jan 2016

Taking wing: Increased air travel and aircraft use will raise demand for industry services

IBISWorld’s Aircraft Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul market research report can be used to help you: understand market size and growth potential; major companies; draft business plans and pitch books; and conduct benchmarking and SWOT analysis. Our industry analysis highlights macro industry trends in the overall sector and micro trends faced by companies that do business in the industry. The industry report also provides key industry statistics and 5-year forecasts to anticipate future industry prospects so you can decide with confidence.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 11-16
Annual Growth 16-21
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Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

Over the past five years, the Aircraft Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul (MRO) industry has slowly climbed out of the recession and reached new heights. Improving economic conditions led to a pickup in air travel. As a result, airlines increased their use of their aircraft fleets. The resulting rise in aircraft wear and tear and mandatory checkups have led to increased demand for industry services. In the five years to 2021, continued economic growth is anticipated to lead to increased air travel and aircraft usage. Moreover, lower oil prices might keep older aircraft flying for longer, thus increasing the need for MRO... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services are essential for the safe operation of aircraft. MRO services can be typically classified into four segments: components MRO, engines overhaul, heavy airframe maintenance and line maintenance. However, this industry excludes MRO work conducted at factories, which means most work conducted by original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) is not counted.

Civil MRO

Component MRO accounts for about 35.9% of industry revenue. This product segment includes work done on components such as avionics, auxiliary power units, furnishings, electrical parts, propellers, structures, fuel systems, hydraulics, tires, pneumatics and so on. Like in most other segments, regular MRO is required on components... purchase to read more


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What is the Aircraft Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul Industry?

Companies in this industry provide support services to air transportation operators, such as aircraft inspection and testing; ferrying aircraft between departure gates and taxiways; aircraft maintenance and repair; and aircraft and parts overhaul. The main industry services are commonly referred to as maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO). This industry only includes specialized MRO operations and excludes work conducted in factories.

Industry Products
Civil airframe MROCivil engine MROCivil component MROCivil line maintenance Military aircraft MRO
Industry Activities
Maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) of aircraft and partsFerrying aircraft between departure gates and taxiwaysInspection and testing of aircraft

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