April 6, 2009 – A survey of 170 senior level decision makers from 18 organizations in the Australian Pacific Aviation community gives us some insight into the issues facing the industry. A few highlights.

Asked to identify what they considered to be the most important issues,

  • 33.3% answered technology and innovation for Airlines/Airports;
  • 22.8% answered aviation skills shortage;
  • 20.2% answered Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul (MRO).

Identified technologies that respondents would like to hear about:

  • Cabin maintenance/savings and improvements:
  • IT innovations in the Air Transport Industry:
  • Direct selling MRO.