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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

Corgies2

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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Italy in 3D takes over the runway at Gatwick

Monarch Italy 3D Artwork London Gatwick Airport

To celebrate the launch of our eight new flights to Italy, a host of Roman gladiators, Veronese opera singers and Venetian gondolas surprised passengers at London Gatwick Airport as a huge 1,000 square feet 3D artwork took over the runway. The new destinations, which launched this week, include the beautiful and historic Italian cities of Milan, Rome, Venice and Verona. […]

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More flight flexibility, less pocket pain – introducing MFlex

MFlex - plan B

As Robert Burns once said, the best laid plans of mice and men often go awry. The boss has asked you to attend an important overseas meeting and defer your long weekend away. A sudden expense has drained your holiday budget. It could be one of hundreds of unexpected things that seem sent to try you. We know it’s frustrating when […]

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Monarch-Airbus UK enthusiasts’ day trip on sale now!

Monarch aircraft in hangar

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 countless emails you’ve sent us! So it is with great pleasure that we’re finally we’re able to make the announcement you’ve been waiting so excitedly and patiently for. The next Monarch Enthusiasts’ Day will begin […]

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Which new route reigned victorious in Facebook face off?

Venice - new route competition winner on Monarch's Facebook page

If you’re a friend of ours on Facebook, you may have been one of the thousands of people who entered a competition pitting our exciting new routes against each other in a public vote, to celebrate our expansion into the Mediterranean this summer. Voters were automatically entered into a prize draw to win free flights to the destination that won the […]

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Hot out of the oven: New improved inflight menu!

Creamy chicken and mushroom casserole with roasted vegetables

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 or bracing yourself for a return to British weather, we understand how important it is that you have something hot, tasty and comforting to tuck into. About this time last year, we reviewed all of […]

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Three tenors celebrate Manchester T2 move & new Italy routes

Tenor Encore singing for Monarch customers at Manchester Airport T2

How many singers does it take to fill a departures terminal with the sound of magnificent Italian opera? Just three, as we discovered yesterday! To celebrate our move from Manchester Airport’s Terminal 1 to Terminal 2 and the launch of our new flights to Italy,  we welcomed customers to our new home with live music performed by three amazing tenors. […]

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