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 Available VZM publications

 

VZM Market Outlook 2017

March 2017

In the 17th edition of the VZM Market Outlook for commercial aviation & maintenance we look back at recent developments and provide our thoughts regarding future developments in a new and uncertain era.

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Can airlines still be in control of their own maintenance costs?

November 2016

In a market with new technologies, increased dominance of OEMs in aftermarket and Big Data, how can airlines reduce and control their costs and how can suppliers help? A summary of discussions with senior leaders from the industry exchanging their experiences and challenges.

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What are opportunities of airline group maintenance consolidations?

February 2015

Airline groups are consolidating the maintenance within the group. A summary of discussions with senior leaders from the industry on experiences, challenges and benefits.

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Have we found the optimum outsource strategy yet?

June 2012

Summary of discussions with senior leaders from airlines, MROs, OEMs and other industry suppliers about how to further improve outsourcing and the effect of the latest generation of aircraft.

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Is there any future for the Heavy Maintenance business?

June 2010

A summary of the discussions at VZM’s Diversium with senior leaders from airlines, MROs, OEMs, other industry suppliers on the benefits of equalized maintenance concepts and how it can affect the aircraft maintenance business.

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Are there any costs left to cut?

June 2009

A summary of the discussions at VZM’s Diversium with senior leaders from airlines, MROs, OEMs, part suppliers and other industry suppliers on what possibilities there still are to reduce costs. Topics addressed were improvement of organization and processes, value chain optimization, supply chain and logistics and manpower.

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How to deal with manpower shortages?

November 2007

A summary of the discussions at VZM’s Diversium with leaders from the MRO industry, one of the unions and manpower suppliers – all in the Netherlands and Belgium. Among the topics discussed were: how to prevent people leaving, increase productivity, flexibilsation and effects of the shortages.

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MRO’s Role in the New Low Cost Airline Model

March 2004

A summary of the discussions at VZM’s first Diversium in North America, attended by senior members of the aviation community. The overall focus was around how MROs should adjust to the new business models developed by the low cost airlines that have been growing in popularity over the past few years.

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The post 9-11 Aircraft Maintenance Business

April 2002

A summary of the discussions at VZM’s third Diversium attended by an international group of leaders in the aviation industry. Central theme was the forming of global operating MROs and the future of smaller (independent) companies.

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Globalization of the MRO business: Opportunity or Threat?

May 2000

The kick-off presentation at EATS’ first maintenance training conference at Berlin covers the latest market developments in the commercial aviation MRO industry and VZM’s view of the future.

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7 Ways to Enhance Your Business

Spring 2012

This presentation discusses 7 ways to enhance your business, using VZM experiences with each of them.

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 EATS 2007 – Aviation Maintenance Market Outlook

October 2007

The kick-off presentation at EATS’ first maintenance training conference at Berlin covers the latest market developments in the commercial aviation MRO industry and VZM’s view of the future.

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Total Service Package proposal development

April 2002

Describes the advantages and risks of total service packages and how to make such arrangements a success.

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