A little turbulence: While plane sales fluctuate, rising tourism boosts industry service demand

The Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services industry primarily provides maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) services for commercial airlines and the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF). Skilled maintenance technicians repair and ensure aircraft are safe to fly. A small proportion of the industry's activity is focused on manufacturing components or assembling final aircraft, primarily for export. However, manufacturing activity is limited due to the presence of duopoly Boeing and Airbus, the largest commercial aircraft manufacturers globally. The industry's major players, China-owned Airwork and NZX-listed Air New Zealand (through its Engineering & Maintenance division), hold close to one-quarter of industry market share...read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$1bn
Annual Growth 13-18
2.7%
Forecast Growth 18-23
Profit
Employment
2,066
Businesses
286
Market Share of Companies

Industry Threats & Opportunities

  • Growing tourism and weak oil prices boost demand for New Zealand flights and industry services
  • Most of the firms in the industry focus on servicing domestic markets
  • Increased tourism activity is expected to boost demand for maintenance services from airlines
  • Industry Report - Industry Locations Chapter

    The distribution of industry enterprises is moderately correlated to the distribution of the population. Aircraft manufacturers and repair service providers benefit from being close to major airports and tourist destinations. The Auckland region accounts for the largest share of industry activity, with Auckland Airport the country's busiest airport by passenger numbers and aircraft movements. Businesses are also heavily represented in areas with major airports, such as Christchurch, Wellington and Queenstown. Popular tourist destinations, such as Canterbury, Marlborough, Otago and Waikato are also well represented in terms of establishment numbers...purchase to read more.

    Additional Insights for the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry

    IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry are

  • Ability to expand and curtail operations rapidly in line with market demand
  • Economies of scale
  • Establishment of export markets
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Demand from airlines and Capital expenditure by the government in the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services in New Zealand Industry?

    Industry players primarily provide repair, maintenance and overhaul services for aircraft components. Firms also manufacture aircraft and components.

    Industry Products
  • Aircraft manufacturing
  • Commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services
  • Military aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services
  • Other products and services
  • Industry Activities
  • Aircraft engine building or repairing
  • Aircraft
  • Aircraft repair, maintenance and overhaul
  • Helicopter or repairing
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Demand from airlines
  • Capital expenditure by the government
  • International travel to New Zealand
  • High income earners

  • Current Performance
  • MRO services
  • Manufacturing
  • International trade
  • Profitability

    and demand

  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
  • Tourism activity
  • Defence contracts
  • International trade
  • Profit and participation
  • Offshoring threat
  • Table: Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Defence in New Zealand
  • Airlines in New Zealand
  • Agribusiness in New Zealand
  • Scenic and Sightseeing Transport in New Zealand

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Electric Lighting and Other Electrical Equipment Manufacturing in New Zealand
  • Structural Metal Product Manufacturing in New Zealand

  • Products & Services
  • Commercial aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services
  • Military aircraft maintenance, repair and overhaul services
  • Aircraft manufacturing
  • Other products and services
  • Chart: Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Commercial airlines
  • New Zealand Defence Force
  • Other markets
  • Tourism operators
  • Export markets
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    Airwork Holdings Limited, Air New Zealand Limited,
  • Table: Airwork Holdings Limited - financial performance
  • Table: Air New Zealand Limited - financial performance

  • Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Aircraft Manufacturing and Repair Services Industry
    Includes:
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Exports (2009-2023)
  • Imports (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Heavy Maintenance
  • Extensive checks of an aircraft's fuselage and other primary components occurring every 5 to 7 years. This requires an aircraft to be taken out of service. Also known as base maintenance.
  • Heli-Skiing
  • Off-trail downhill skiing or snowboarding, which is accessed by helicopter.
  • Line Maintenance
  • Frequent checks and repairs of an aircraft's systems, often carried out weekly or monthly. Does not require the aircraft to be taken out of service.
  • Maintenance, Repair And Overhaul (Mro)
  • Aircraft service including inspection, rebuilding, alteration and replacing parts and consumables.
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