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Penton's Aviation Week Network Integrates and Simplifies MRO Media Portfolio
New media suite to connect the Commercial Aviation Maintenance, Repair & Overhaul aftermarket community

NEW YORK, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/-- Penton's Aviation Week Network, the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries, announced today that it is launching an integrated media suite serving the maintenance, repair & overhaul (MRO) community.  Following the acquisition of London-based MRO Network last Fall, the best content and audiences of six digital and print media products are being transformed into an integrated suite comprising a new destination website, called with a daily e-letter of the same name and a magazine, Inside MRO.

The new suite of products will serve as a destination for the entire global aviation aftermarket community to connect and engage, and to provide easy access to the full range of Aviation Week Network MRO offerings in media, events and data channels.

  • curates the best industry news and analysis from both the Aviation Week Network and MRO Network, and provides a forum for the global civil aviation aftermarket community.
  • MRO Network Daily newsletter combines the latest news and Talking Points along with MRO data, products and services, forecasts and digital media.
  • Inside MRO magazine is the comprehensive source for the global civil aviation aftermarket. It connects all aspects of this MRO community to deliver business, technology and engineering insights, as well as opinions from interactive forums found on and MRO Network Daily.

The new products will begin rolling out in May 2016 in conjunction with the ap&m meet-the-buyers trade show in London, June 1-2.

"We have introduced powerful digital platforms that simplify and integrate the portfolio for all users, as well as connect buyers and sellers across the globe," says Lee Ann Shay, Aviation Week's Chief Editor MRO. "We created these new integrated platforms to inform and engage this dynamic, global market."

With a worldwide portfolio in North and South America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Aviation Week Network's MRO portfolio delves deeper into niche markets and offers an enriched range of products, services and events across the aviation supply chain, from tier one to tier four. The MRO portfolio is the largest segment of Penton's Aviation Week Network and the leading information and services provider for this sector.

To learn more about the new MRO media portfolio, contact Beth Wagner at To learn more about Aviation Week Network, visit

Penton's Aviation Week Network is the largest multimedia information and services provider for the global aviation, aerospace and defense industries that has a database of 1.2 million professionals around the world.  Industry professionals rely on Aviation Week for analysis, marketing and intelligence.  Customers include the world's leading manufacturers, suppliers, airlines, business aviation operators, militaries, governments and other organizations that serve this global market.  The product portfolio includes Aviation Week & Space Technology, AC-U-KWIK, Aircraft Blue Book,, Air Charter Guide, Air Transport World,, Aviation Week Intelligence Network, Business & Commercial Aviation, ShowNews, SpeedNews, Fleet and MRO forecasts, global maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) tradeshows and aerospace & defense conferences.

Penton is an innovative information services company that empowers nearly 20 million business decision makers in markets that drive more than 12 trillion dollars in purchases each year. Our products inform with rich industry insights and workflow tools; engage through dynamic events, education and networking; and advance business with powerful marketing services programs. Penton is the way smart businesses buy, sell and grow.

Headquartered in New York, Penton is privately owned by MidOcean Partners and Wasserstein & Co., LP. For more information, visit or follow us on Twitter @PentonNow.

Elizabeth Sisk
Director, Marketing Communications
Aviation Week Network