Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL), an award-winning independent aircraft maintenance provider and a division of The Monarch Group, has extended its heavy maintenance agreement with Thomson Airways.
The extension to the long term agreement will see MAEL’s engineering team perform medium and heavy C Checks on Thomson Airways’ Boeing 757 and Boeing 767 aircraft at its maintenance facilities within the UK.
Commenting on the agreement extension, Mick Adams, Managing Director for MAEL said, “This contract win is fantastic news for MAEL and yet again demonstrates our ability to secure work based on the quality of our product and our competitiveness in the market.”
Jason Mahoney, Director of Engineering for Thomson Airways said, “We are delighted to be continuing our on-going working relationship with MAEL. Their exemplary high standards coupled with cost effective maintenance solutions makes them an ideal business partner for Thomson Airways.”
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, 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.
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