A mechanic services a Pratt and Whitney engine. (Photo: Pratt and Whitney)

Airline Maintenance Workers Honored Despite Difficult Season for Airlines

As the aviation industry grapples with the economic impact of the novel coronavirus, many airlines took the time to publicly recognize their aviation maintenance technicians (AMT) for their dedication and hard work in providing safe and excellence in air transportation. May 24 is Aviation Maintenance Technician Day, meant to honor the men and women who have worked behind the scenes making and keeping aviation possible. The date is also the birthday of Charles Taylor, the Wright brothers' first engine mechanic.…