How dangerous is the aircraft you’re flying on?

How dangerous is the aircraft you’re flying on?

A new report shows airlines are performing aircraft maintenance in unregulated and less safe foreign countries.

A new report shows airlines are performing aircraft maintenance in unregulated and less safe foreign countries.

The Transport Workers Union of America, AFL-CIO (TWU) has commissioned a report from Ridge Global on the risks associated with United States airlines conducting maintenance at foreign repair stations.

The Ridge Report outlines the internal, cyber, environmental, regulatory, economic, societal and political risks involving this common airline practice.

Download the Executive Summary

 
Risks Associated with Foreign Repair Stations
Risks Associated with Foreign Repair Stations

A report from Ridge Global

Ridge Report cover page
 
 
The Impact of Offshoring Aircraft Maintenance to Foreign Repair Stations
The Impact of Offshoring Aircraft Maintenance to Foreign Repair Stations

The TWU has also conducted extensive research regarding the impact of offshoring aircraft maintenance to foreign repair stations in an April 2018 report.

 
 
In Response to the FAA

Click to see President Samuelsen’s letter to the FAA

Letter to FAA

 

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