Recently, as Emirates began Airbus A380 service from Dubai to Munich, airberlin technik expanded its range of capability to include the double-deck aircraft. In the future, the EASA Part 145 certified-maintenance company will perform the transit check every day while the aircraft is on the ground at the Bavarian capital city. At the Munich location, airberlin technik has a hangar with 12,000 square meters (about 129,000 square feet) of floor area, with space for up to six narrow-body aircraft or three wide-body aircraft, and employs 270 staff. airberlin technik already provides line maintenance to Emirates in Germany at Düsseldorf, Hamburg, Frankfurt and also Munich. This includes maintenance contracts for the aircraft types Airbus A330, A340, A380 and also Boeing 777.