More Airlines Outsourcing Repairs Overseas

The airwaves have been blistering the morning with news about U.S. airlines outsourcing maintenance to cheap foreign labor markets. Kicking off a two-part series this morning, NPR (National Public Radio) reported that U.S. air carriers sent 71% of “heavy airframe maintenance” to private maintenance facilities in 2007. As NPR pointed out, that’s a considerable increase [...]