Monarch Aircraft Engineering Commences Boeing 787 Dreamliner Training

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the award-winning independent aircraft maintenance provider and division of The Monarch Group, is delighted to announce that it has been granted UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Part 147 approval to deliver aircraft type training on the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

The Boeing 787 Dreamliner B1 & B2 type training will be delivered by the Monarch Aircraft Engineering Training Academy (MAETA) at its fully equipped state-of-the art training facility at London Luton Airport. The first full B1/B2 course will commence on Monday 11th November 2013.

MAEL has made a considerable investment in training and through the use of technology including tablet devices is now delivering the best in class technical training for both internal and external customers.  MAEL has an extensive and growing client base in the UK, Europe and Middle East and delivers high quality training solutions to a number of blue chip organisations at its state of the art training facility at London Luton airport. 

Commenting on the approval, Ian Bartholomew, Commercial Director for MAEL said, “This recent approval shows our ability to embrace new technologies and deliver this type training to the global market. Our training capabilities remain at the forefront of aviation and has gained a worldwide reputation for its continuing high standards and we are extremely please to reach this key milestone.”

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

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.