LONDON, 22 May 2012. Aircraft maintenance, repair, and overhaul (MRO) expert Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd. in London will handle airframe maintenance and engineering for the Boeing 787 Dreamliner fleet of LOT Polish Airlines in Warsaw, Poland, Monarch officials announced. LOT will operate eight 787 widebody passenger jetliners, and will take its first Dreamliner delivery this fall.
Monarch will establish a maintenance base in Warsaw, Poland, and will support LOT’s global operation, company officials say.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner family, which consists if the 787-8 and 787-9. The 787-8 uses 20 percent less fuel than other aircraft of its size, Boeing officials say, and seats 210 to 250 passengers. The twin-aisle composite aircraft has a range of 7,650 to 8,200 nautical miles, is 186 feet long, and has a wingspan of 197 feet.
The larger 787-9 seats 250 to 290 passengers, has a range of 8,000 to 8,500 nautical miles, is 206 feet long, and has a wingspan of 197 feet. Both versions of the 787 cruise at nearly 650 miles per hour.
Monarch Aircraft Engineering -- a sister company to Monarch Airlines in London -- provides base maintenance, line maintenance, engineering and technical support, component and full material support, aircraft engine services, and technical training.
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Monarch Aircraft Engineering handles A-checks to heavy C- and D-checks at the company's hangar facilities at London Luton and Manchester International Airports on Boeing 757, 767, Airbus A300-600, A300B4, A320 family, and A330, in addition to the Boeing 787.
The company handles line maintenance at facilities at London Gatwick, London Luton, Birmingham International, Manchester International, Malaga, Alicante, Tenerife, Lanzarote, Kiev, Goa, and the Maldives airports on Boeing 737CG, 737NG, 757, 767, 777, Airbus A300-600, A300B4, A310, A320 family, and A330 aircraft.
Monarch Aircraft Engineering also provides technical records, short-, medium-, and long-term planning, schedule development, power plant management, reliability reporting, SB and AD review, and recommendation and consultancy services.
Among the company's clients are LOT Polish Airlines, easyJet, DHL, Monarch, Thomson, Titan, Boeing, Cyprus, and Swiss-AS. For more information contact Monarch Aircraft Engineering online at www.monarchaircraftengineering.com.
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