International Trade

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Chinese Suppliers and Tariffs

Do you have Chinese suppliers? Aircraft parts from China have been specifically identified as a target for a new 25% tariff; but there is still an opportunity to influence the final list. Continue reading


Come Meet Your Customers!

Your customers will be coming to the 2018 MARPA EMEA Conference in Dublin – will you? MARPA will host a PMA parts meeting on May 2-3, 2018 in Dublin, Republic of Ireland.  Each year the MARPA EMEA Conference has been attended by an outstanding number of customer-personnel from air carriers and MROs that are interested in PMA solutions.  … Continue reading

Register for the 2018 MARPA EMEA Conference – Early Bird Rate Ends March 1st!

DON’T FORGET TO REGISTER TODAY FOR THE 2018 MARPA EMEA CONFERENCE! THE EARLY BIRD DISCOUNT EXPIRES MARCH 1st, SO REGISTER TODAY AND SAVE! The 2018 MARPA EMEA Conference will be held May 2-3, 2018 in Dublin, Ireland at the Hilton Dublin Kilmainham.  Join us to hear from Keynote speaker Jason Mahoney from British Airways!   … Continue reading

Selling PMAs to China? New FAA Policy Harms PMA Exports!

CHINA EXPORT ALERT: The United States has signed a new Agreement with China that prevents the export of certain aircraft parts – and these were parts that were legal to export to China before the new agreement. Continue reading

2017 MARPA Annual Conference a Success

The new-look MARPA Annual Conference was a resounding success! Continue reading

MARPA Remains Vigilant on behalf of its Members

Last month MARPA attended the Certification Management Team (“CMT”) meeting in Ottawa.  For those unfamiliar, the CMT is a quadrilateral group comprised of the FAA, EASA, Transport Canada, and ANAC Brazil that works to optimize the certification process under the bilateral agreements among the partner agencies.  The decisions that come out of this group can … Continue reading

MARPA Extends its Partnership with ITA

MARPA is happy to announce that it has extended its partnership with the U.S. International Trade Administration through the Market Development Cooperator Program for another year. Continue reading

MARPA to Return to Dublin in 2018!

After a successful third annual MARPA EMEA Conference, MARPA has decided to return to Dublin to continue building upon the success we have made in engaging the leasing community and expanding the use of PMA across Europe and the Middle East.  MARPA has chosen to return to Ireland and hold its fourth annual MARPA EMEA Conference April 30 – May 1, 2018 at the Hilton Dublin Kilmainham hotel. Continue reading

2017 MARPA EMEA Conference a Success

This month marked the third annual MARPA EMEA PMA Parts Conference. After successful events in Istanbul (2015) and Madrid (2016), MARPA hosted this year’s conference in Dublin, Republic of Ireland, with the twin objectives of engaging the aircraft leasing community, and making attendance convenient for both MARPA’s manufacturing members and air carrier members. Building on the success of the previous two years, MARPA was able to bring together more than a dozen different customers and potential customers to meet and network with PMA manufacturers and hear from government representatives and members of industry about the opportunities and benefits of PMA. Continue reading

Finding Suppliers in Taiwan

Are you looking to expand your global supply base? The Taiwan Trade Center is offering generous subsidies to MARPA members to entice them to attend the Taipei Aerospace & Defense Technology Exhibition (TADTE), which will be held in Taipei on August 17 – 19. Continue reading