Human Factors in Aircraft Maintenance: a Preliminary Information Paper


Maintenance constitutes a significant and rising cost to the airline industry. In the USA, maintenance costs are increasing as a proportion of airline operating costs. In 1989 maintenance constituted 11 -8% of US airline operating costs or greater than US$S billion per year (Shepherd 1991). The annual cost to the Australian airline industry is likely to be in the order of A$500 million per year.

Type: Research and Analysis Report
Publication date: 21 September 1994
ISBN: 0 642 21361 5
Last update 07 April 2014
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