Use of a nominal group technique in the exploration of safety hazards arising from the outsourcing of aircraft maintenance

Bagan H., Gerede E.

SAFETY SCIENCE, vol.118, pp.795-804, 2019 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 118
  • Publication Date: 2019
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.ssci.2019.06.012
  • Journal Name: SAFETY SCIENCE
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Social Sciences Citation Index (SSCI), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.795-804
  • Keywords: Aircraft maintenance operations, Outsourcing, Aviation safety, Safety Management System, JOB-SATISFACTION, PERFORMANCE, MARKETS, DELPHI
  • Anadolu University Affiliated: Yes


Airlines today focus on their core competencies and resort to external resources, e.g. outsourcing, for operations that fall beyond the scope of these core competencies. Aircraft maintenance is one of the primary services outsourced by airlines. Aircraft maintenance is a major field of operation that affects safety.