Airline passengers may be less safe when the plane they are flying on has been repaired or maintained in a foreign country.
That is among the conclusions of a risk-based report by Ridge Global, a firm founded by former Department of Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge on risks associated with the use of foreign repair stations by the U.S. airline industry. “There are obvious disparities between domestic and foreign oversight and repair of commercial airlines,” said Governor Ridge. Read the report now.
Risks Associated with Foreign Repair Stations
The Impact of Offshoring Aircraft Maintenance to Foreign Repair Stations