Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL), the leading independent MRO provider, has been awarded a new line maintenance contract with Canadian carrier, Air Transat.

The new agreement covers full line maintenance support for Air Transat’s fleet of A310 and A330 aircraft at Glasgow airport.

Air Transat, a MAEL customer since 2007, operates six weekly departures from Glasgow from May to October as part of their extended summer flight programme.

"We are delighted that Air Transat has chosen Monarch Aircraft Engineering to support its operations in Glasgow" - Chris Dare, Managing Director at Monarch Aircraft Engineering

MAEL, named 'Line Maintenance Provider of the Year' at the 2017 Aviation 100 Gala Awards, has a well-established line maintenance operation, with permanent year-round stations at 10 airports across the UK and mainland Europe.

Since becoming an independent MRO provider in October 2017, MAEL has announced a wide range of new agreements with airlines which, in addition to Air Transat, include Virgin Atlantic Airways, China Airlines, Wizz Air, Icelandair and La Compagnie.