Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL), the award-winning independent aircraft maintenance provider and division of The Monarch Group, has been selected by Boeing to provide GoldCare support to Norwegian Air International’s Boeing 787 Dreamliner operation at London Gatwick Airport in the UK.
MAEL’s highly experienced engineering team will commence support services in the second quarter of 2014 with the first of four Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft entering into an initial short haul flying programme from London Gatwick.
Mick Adams, Managing Director of MAEL, said: “We are extremely pleased to further develop our strategic partnership with Boeing and look forward to working with Norwegian Air International. This is the third contracted customer for MAEL for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in Europe.”
About Monarch Aircraft Engineering
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 915,000 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 a small group of worldwide Boeing-approved GoldCare providers.
In November 2013, MAEL announced the opening of a new 110,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art maintenance facility at Birmingham Airport, complementing its existing facilities at London Gatwick, London Luton and Manchester Airports. The new facility enables 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.
To find out more about Monarch Aircraft Engineering www.monarchaircraftengineering.com