May 7, 2018

We’re celebrating National Manufacturing Week #NMW18 and Manufacturing Industry Reference Committees. Today, Aerospace stats:

There were 4.72 million passengers carried on Australian domestic commercial aviation (including charter operations) in February 2018, an increase of 3.9% on February 2017.

The Airbus A380 more fuel-efficient than a Toyota Prius.

There are approximately 350 independent maintenance, repair and overhaul operators in the domestic and general aviation sectors.

By 2025, there will be an estimated 30% global workforce shortfall in aircraft maintenance capacity, with Australia and the Asia Pacific region particularly hard hit.

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