Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL), the award-winning independent aircraft maintenance provider and a division of The Monarch Group, has signed a line maintenance technical handling agreement with Privilege Style.
With immediate effect, MAEL’s highly experienced engineering team will provide support for the Spanish charter airline’s Boeing 757 aircraft based at Manchester airport.
Commenting on this agreement, Ian Bartholomew, Sales & Marketing Director for MAEL said, “I would personally like to welcome Privilege Style to our ever growing customer base and we look forward to supporting their operation at Manchester airport.”
About Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd
Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd (MAEL) is a division of The Monarch Group, a leading UK-based travel Group which also comprises Monarch Airlines and the tour operating and holiday companies Cosmos Holidays, Avro and somewhere2stay. The Group has a turnover of approximately £1 billion, offers airline capacity of over 8 million sector seats, has tour operating passenger volumes of some 815,000 customers, and employs 3,000 staff. To find out more about The Monarch Group, please visit www.monarchholdingslimited.com
MAEL is an award-winning UK-based MRO focusing on cost-efficient service delivery to both Monarch Airlines and blue-chip third-party customers. MAEL has recently been listed in the top 10 MROs for Europe, Middle East and North Africa and in May 2012 was elected MRO of choice among its peer group and suppliers. In January 2013 MAEL was named MRO of the Year, a highly prestigious aviation industry accolade voted upon by aviation industry customers.
MAEL operates globally, supporting clients located in east and west Europe, Middle East, Australia and North America. MAEL has superior knowledge in maintaining legacy fleets and is also a leading MRO for new technology aircraft, including the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, for which it is one of only six worldwide Boeing-approved GoldCare providers.
In November 2012, MAEL announced the construction of a new 110,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art maintenance facility at Birmingham Airport in the UK to be completed in late 2013, complementing its existing facilities at London Gatwick, London Luton and Manchester Airports. The new facility will enable MAEL to service a greater share of the growing UK market for aircraft maintenance services (including international long-haul carriers) and to help achieve its target of approximately 50 per cent of revenues being derived from third-party customers over the next three to five years.
MAEL’s engineering team will perform medium and heavy C Checks on Thomson Airways’ Boeing 757 and Boeing 767 aircraft.