New facility at B'ham Airport

Monarch is opening its new 110,000 square-foot maintenance facility at Birmingham airport.

Monarch officially opens new giant hangar

A view of the new giant maintenance hangar Credit: ITV News Central

A new hangar has been officially opened at Birmingham Airport by Monarch airline.

The giant 110,000 square-foot facility is capable of housing up to 10 narrow body aircraft, and is the only hangar in the UK capable of maintaining the Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

Engineers working on an engine Credit: ITV News Central
The hangar can hold up to 10 narrow-body planes Credit: ITV News Central

New maintenance facility to be opened at B'ham Airport

A Monarch aircraft at Birmingham Airport Credit: ITV News Central

Monarch is opening its new 110,000 square-foot maintenance facility at Birmingham airport today.

Birmingham Airport Credit: ITV News Central

The company says it has created 150 jobs and provided the first hangar in the UK capable of working on the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner.

It is designed to be a strategically important facility for the airline industry in the Midlands.

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