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Monarch Aircraft Engineering LTD. Becomes Standalone Company After Airline Closes

Monarch Aircraft Engineering LTD. Becomes Standalone Company After Airline Closes

Monarch Aircraft Engineering LTD. Becomes Standalone Company After Airline Closes In early October, Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL) became a standalone business, operating as normal, as Monarch Airlines and Monarch Travel Group enter Administration, a process similar to bankruptcy protection in the U. S. MAEL employs over 730 staff at six locations in the UK and four overseas. The company has hangars at Birmingham and London Luton airports, and line maintenance stations at London Gatwick, London Luton, Birmingham, Manchester, Leeds Bradford, Edinburgh, Nice, Malaga, Warsaw and Kiev.  Monarch Airlines was a significant customer for MAEL but its focus is now on servicing its other existing clients and securing new contracts. In the last several weeks MAEL has won a significant new contracts from Virgin Atlantic Airlines and others. MAEL will carry out C1 checks for Virgin’s Boeing 787-9 fleet between 2017 and 2021. That maintenance work will be carried out at its state of…

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