MONARCH AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING LIMITED (MAEL) BECOMES STANDALONE COMPANY

MONARCH AIRCRAFT ENGINEERING LTD CONTINUES TO TRADE AS MONARCH AIRLINES AND MONARCH TRAVEL GROUP ENTER ADMINISTRATION

 

Luton (02 October 2017) – Monarch Aircraft Engineering Limited (MAEL) today announces its continuation as a standalone business, operating as normal, as Monarch Airlines and Monarch Travel Group enter Administration.

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Government launches huge repatriation effort after Monarch collapse

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  • Government steps in to ensure there is aviation capacity to return huge number of passengers

 

  • Biggest ever peacetime repatriation to fly 110,000 Monarch passengers back to the UK at no cost to them

 

  • Passengers should expect disruption and delays as unprecedented government operation gets underway

 

 

The Government today began an unprecedented repatriation effort to return 110,000 passengers affected by the failure of Monarch Airlines.

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Administrators appointed to Monarch Airlines Limited

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Administrators appointed to Monarch Airlines Limited

and Monarch Travel Group Limited

All flights from the UK, operated by Monarch Airlines, have been cancelled and will not be rescheduled

All Monarch flights to the UK today and for the next two weeks will be replaced with alternative flights, organised by the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) with assistance from the administrators

A dedicated website and two helplines have been set up for customers in the UK and customers overseas:

monarch.caa.co.uk

Customers in the UK:      0300 303 2800 / Customers overseas:      +44 1753 330330

 

Monday 2 October 2017

Blair Nimmo, Jim Tucker and Mike Pink from KPMG have this morning, Monday 2 October 2017, been appointed joint administrators to Monarch Airlines Limited. At the same time, Blair Nimmo, Jim Tucker and Steve Absolom from KPMG have been appointed joint administrators to Monarch Travel Group Limited.

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Ariane 5’s fifth launch this year

  • Title Ariane 5 liftoff
  • Released 29/09/2017 11:57 pm
  • Copyright ESA
  • DescriptionOn 5 September 2017, Ariane 5 flight VA239 lifted off from Europe’s Spaceport in French Guiana and delivered two telecom satellites, Intelsat-37e and BSAT-4a, into their planned orbits.
  • Id 383208

 

30 September 2017

Ariane 5 has delivered two telecom satellites, Intelsat-37e and BSAT-4a, into their planned orbits.

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Boeing 702 Digital Satellite to Boost Connectivity for Intelsat Customers

Intelsat 37e designed to adapt to surges in connectivity needs

Boeing has 100 percent satellite launch success rate this year

EL SEGUNDO, Calif., Sept. 29, 2017 – Boeing [NYSE: BA] has successfully supported seven out of seven satellite launches this year, including today’s launch of a 702 high-throughput digital payload satellite, built for Intelsat.

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Jeppesen Digital Services to Maximize Operational Efficiency for Azores Airlines

New contract agreement signed to guide airline’s operational transformation, including digital navigation, planning and charting services

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Sept. 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Boeing [NYSE: BA], through its subsidiary Jeppesen, today announced a five-year service agreement with Azores Airlines, a part of SATA, to provide digital flight operations solutions so the airline can begin to eliminate paper-based materials to increase operational efficiency and reduce costs.

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ENGINEERS UNVEIL FUTURISTIC UNMANNED AIRCRAFT CONCEPT THAT USES BOTH FIXED AND ROTARY WING FLIGHT

Within the next few decades, armed forces could be using unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) with adaptable aircraft technologies that alternate between fixed-wing flight and rotary-wing flight. Engineers from BAE Systems together with students from Cranfield University, have revealed a new technology concept – named Adaptable UAVs – which can alternate between the two different flight modes in the same mission. When in rotary wing mode the UAVs can be launched and recovered from battlefields and docked on a special pole.

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