Behind the Scenes

Behind the Scenes

Monarch aircraft in hangar

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You've been waiting with bated breath. You've commented on our blog, sent us tweets and left posts on our Facebook page... let alone the...

Instruments in Monarch aircraft G-EOMA cockpit

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Gatwick at 8am, the airport was a colourful blur of yellow flashing lights and bright yellow vehicles fitted with every kind of brush, sponge...

Team Rudolf, at your service!

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With reindeer antlers and Rudolf’s famous flashing red noses on, tinsel and snow throughout the cabin and a crew buzzing with excitement, I just...

Lisa demonstrating evacuations

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At 3pm on a Friday afternoon, the alarm goes off and instinctively you know what to do. Leaving your tea half drunk and your...

Introducing Lisa, our cabin crew instructor and blogger extraordinaire!

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Hi, I'm Lisa and I'll be writing about the world behind the galley curtain every couple of weeks for the next few months. I...

Creamy chicken and mushroom casserole with roasted vegetables

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For many of us, it's food that makes the flight. Whether you're on your way to a well-deserved break in a fabulous sunny destination...

Tenor Encore singing for Monarch customers at Manchester Airport T2

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How many singers does it take to fill a departures terminal with the sound of magnificent Italian opera? Just three, as we discovered yesterday!...

Tail of a Monarch A330 aircraft

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If you missed out on our very popular Enthusiasts' Day in October, here's your chance! On 16 December we'll be offering guests a behind-the-scenes...

Giant spider drives away Monarch contact centre staff... arachnophobia!

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If you’ve called our contact centre over the past few days and spoken to an agent in our Luton office, you’d never have known...

Monarch aircraft at Gibraltar Airport

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Toby Hillier, a Monarch employee and aviation enthusiast, guides us through last Friday's inaugural Enthusiasts' Day. Ten to six on a chilly Luton morning, and...