World's Largest Aviation Maintenance Event, Aviation Week's MRO Americas, to Take Place April 2-5 in Dallas

Three events in one location will look at innovation in the aviation aftermarket industry with MRO Americas, MRO Military, and the Engine MRO Forum

Mar 20, 2012, 16:34 ET from Aviation Week

NEW YORK, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Aviation Week will present three co-located events, the MRO (Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul) Americas Conference & Exhibition, MRO Military, and Engine MRO Forum, on April 2-5, at the Dallas Convention Center. Together, these high-level conferences and exhibition hall, featuring 500+ product and services suppliers, will attract more than 7,500 executives, officials and professionals from all areas of the civil aviation and defense MRO industry to discuss industry trends, market opportunities and challenges, and strategies for driving the industry forward.

Now in its 17th year, MRO Americas and its co-located events offer unmatched editorial content and unique networking opportunities. MRO Americas has a proven position as THE show continuously leading the airline and MRO industry forward, and MRO Military and MRO Engines provide a deep-dive into topics relevant to these specific sectors. MRO Military focuses on maintaining and sustaining military air assets, with strategic insights into funding, forecasts and optimization from top military leaders; and Engine MRO, a sector that accounts for 36% of all MRO spending, provides a discussion forum for best practices and case studies about cost management, understanding OEMs, new engine development, and more from the North American MRO community.

During these events, more than 100 prestigious thought-leaders will take the stage, including these keynote speakers:

  • Nicholas Calio, President and CEO, Airlines for America (formerly known as the Air Transport Association)
  • Robert Isom, EVP and COO, US Airways
  • Gary Kelly, CEO, Southwest Airlines
  • Jon Oberdick, Chairman, Airlines for America Engineering, Maintenance, and Materiel Council (EMMC), and Managing Director, Technical Services, US Airways

During MRO Americas, Aviation Week's Overhaul & Maintenance editors will also present the prestigious MRO of the Year Awards, which honor the world's top MRO and aftermarket companies; and Airlines for America will present its 45th Annual Nuts & Bolts Awards, recognizing exceptional service and contributions in the engineering and maintenance fields of the commercial aviation industry.

Stop by the Aviation Week booth # 420/722 for demos of MRO Links, a program that connects buyers and sellers and generates leads for marketers on a consistent basis. The integrated MRO Links package is available to all premium MRO exhibitors, and can also be purchased as a stand-alone program.

For more information or to register, visit or call +1-212-904-6344. On Twitter, follow @aviationweek, @avweekevents, #MROAM, #MROMIL or #MROENG. Discounted rates apply for airlines, government, military and media. Free exhibition access is available to those who register by March 30.

MRO Americas is produced by Aviation Week and Overhaul & Maintenance, in association with Team SAI. Gold sponsors include AAR, Delta TechOps, Goodrich, Pratt & Whitney, and StandardAero. Silver sponsors are ACLAS, Aerotech Holdings, AeroTurbine, Airbus, Avio-Diepen, Avmat, Chromalloy, CTS Engines, Embraer Commercial Aviation, GE Aviation, Heico, IBM, MTU Maintenance, Safran Aerospace Defense Security, Spirit Aerosystems, TES Aviation Group, Triumph Group, and United Air Lines Technical Operations. Bronze sponsors include American Airlines MRO, AAXICO, Aerosource, Air France Industries/KLM Engineering & Maintenance, Aerospace Products International, AerSale, Aveos, B/E Aerospace, Bombardier, British Airways Engineering, Maintenance Iberia, GA Telesis, Global Engine Maintenance, I2I Engines, Infinity Air Inc./Allflight Corp., Lufthansa Technik, Moog, Rockwell Collins, SuperJet International, TIMCO Aviation Services, TRAX, Turkish Technic, VAS Aero Services, and Wesco Aircraft. Titanium sponsors are Abu Dhabi Aircraft Technologies and SR Technics. MRO Americas is supported by the Association of European Airlines, Airlines for America, and the International Air Transport Association. The media partner is Aviation Week & Space Technology. MRO Military is produced by Aviation Week with support from the Logistics Officer Association. The charter sponsor is Deloitte; and premier sponsors include Alenia North America, Northrop Grumman, and RUAG. The bronze sponsor is Siemens PLM Software, and the cocktail sponsor is Software AG. Media partners include Aviation Week & Space Technology, Defense Technology International, and Second Line of Defense. Engine MRO is produced by Aviation Week, with support from the International Aircraft Engine Association and the International Air Transport Association. Aviation Week & Space Technology and Overhaul & Maintenance will provide media support; and Morgan Technical Ceramics and Perfect Point E-Drill are the tabletop sponsors.

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