Monarch Aircraft Engineering’s new hangar opens for business; Malaysia Airlines celebrates third daily service from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur

Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL), the award-winning UK-based MRO, celebrated with a birthday cake the inauguration of a brand new multi-million pound maintenance hangar at Birmingham Airport on 26 November. Paul Kehoe, CEO of Birmingham Airport; Iain Rawlinson, Executive Chairman of The Monarch Group; Mick Adams, Managing Director of Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited; Fabio Mantegazza, shareholder representative; and Sir Roy McNulty, former Chairman of the Civil Aviation Authority marked the opening of the innovative facility that can accommodate almost every aircraft type, including two 777-300ERs or ten narrowbody aircraft simultaneously.

Chris Woodruff, CEO of Melbourne Airport (second from left), attended the celebration of Malaysia Airlines’ third daily service from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur, inaugurated with a cake on 23 November. The frequency increase is in response to growing demand for air services between the two cities.   


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