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Mar 26 2013 / Latest News

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Monarch Airlines Gibraltar Birmingham route launch

As part of our mission to make flying fun again, three lucky people were greeted at check-in for the first Birmingham-Gibraltar flight on Saturday with a glass of champagne and a free flight voucher! Wendy, Jim and Sheila Palmer, were the first passengers to book on to the new flight to Gibraltar, which will operate three times a week. […]

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New Cabin Crew Uniform Hits the Runway

Monarch Airlines new cabin crew uniform 2013

London Fashion Week may have been and gone but a new runway can be found at 35,000ft where Monarch Cabin Crew are wearing the new Monarch Airlines uniform. Designed and modelled by the airline’s own cabin crew, the new uniform can now be seen on-board all Monarch Airlines flights. What do you think of it? Tell us your thoughts […]

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Monarch Schools’ Competition – enter to win flights for your school!

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Here’s our star pupil, Pixie Davies, introducing the brand new Monarch Schools’ Competition.  If you’re a teacher, or head teacher, click here to enter now and your school could be one of the three to win the day trip of a lifetime! Two hundred children from each school will have exclusive use of a Monarch aircraft with a range […]

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Brand new A320 joins Monarch fleet

Monarch's new A320 registration G-ZBAA. The aircraft will be based at Leeds Bradford International Airport

Exciting news! We’re proud to announce we took delivery of a new addition to the fleet yesterday, an Airbus A320. Monarch is the first UK airline to operate aircraft fitted with Airbus Sharklets. Sharklets are enhancements to the wingtip which help to save fuel, increase performance, lower carbon emissions and improve payload by up to 450kg. The Sharklets cut down […]

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Oct 10 2012 / Latest News

Monarch launches iPhone optimised website

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Hands up who’s got an iPhone? Booking a Monarch flight will now be much easier for you, with the launch of a new mobile website designed specifically for the popular Apple device. We have prioritised our iPhone customer base as this has grown by 150% year on year and now makes up the vast majority of Monarch’s mobile traffic. There’s no […]

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Monarch takes Macmillan’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning to new heights

Macmillan & Monarch Airlines World's Highest Coffee Morning

Around 24,000 passengers travelling on-board our 55 flights operating today had the opportunity to take part in Monarch’s World’s Highest Coffee Morning at 38,000ft. This special event was in aid of Macmillan’s ‘World’s Biggest Coffee Morning’, raising money for this very special charity. Monarch passengers were able to purchase a cup of half price Kenco coffee on-board, with all […]

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Monarch launches inaugural flight from East Midlands Airport

Monarch aircraft takes off from East Midlands Airport

We are pleased to announce that we have launched our first flights from our new base at East Midlands Airport this morning, taking customers to Palma de Mallorca and Faro in Portugal. These are two of the four new routes to be offered from the new base, along with Malaga and Alicante for the remainder of this summer. For […]

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Aug 30 2012 / Chemmy Alcott // Latest News

Introducing Chemmy Alcott – Ski ambassador for Monarch Airlines

Chemmy Alcott - Monarch ski ambassador

We are very proud to announce that number one British woman skier, Chemmy Alcott, is the the brand ambassador for Monarchs new ski routes which launch this winter. Chemmy will support and promote our eleven new ski routes for winter 2012/13. The new routes provide easy access to some of Europe’s best winter ski resorts via Grenoble airport in […]

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Queen’s Diamond Jubilee 2012 – How Air Travel has Changed – Monarch

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With all the excitement of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee looming, we have put together an infographic to demonstrate just how much air travel has changed over the past 60 years. The Diamond Jubilee is a chance for the country to celebrate, and with so many cheap flights on offer, the patriotic colours of the infographic show just how much […]

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You’re invited to a LIVE Facebook chat about inflight food!

Charlene Kane customer services director Monarch Airlines

Join our customer services director Charlene Kane for a LIVE Facebook chat about our onboard menu on Tuesday! Here at Monarch we’re always looking for ways to get to know you better, so we can tailor our services to your needs and make improvements. Many of you are now on Facebook and some of you even ‘like’ our page and post […]

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