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Old 29th Nov 2018, 22:05
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Originally Posted by nigel osborne View Post
Been reported that Monarch Engineering will no longer provide maintenance for Fly Be.

Allegations that Fly Be fell behind with its payments and MAEL have excluded them .

Big loss of business for MAEL probably 2 or 3 planes a night go through the BHX facility.Still if BE are not keeping up payments MAEL have little choice.

Quite different to the reasons why that i have heard and they're nothing to do with Flybe "not keeping up with payments".

I'm sure Flybe will find a new contract soon enough and it may be a nudge to bring more maintenance where possible back in-house. If anything, this going to be a loss for MAEL due to short term restructuring.
Flybe themselves have even gone as far as saying; " Flybe are sympathetic to the many employees of MAEL who may be affected by the loss of work at MAEL and will be offering employment opportunities for engineers at Birmingham and Manchester, increasing the size of Flybe bases at those locations and benefitting from establishing our own comprehensive maintenance operations.
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