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Monarch staff training for Olympics-inspired customer service

Monarch cabin crew and customers onboard A321

We’re excited to announce we’re rolling out WorldHost training – the programme that thousands of volunteers and staff underwent for the London 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympics. The course will be delivered across The Monarch Group, with tailored programmes for differing roles – from cabin crew to call centre staff, resort representatives to aircraft engineers. Every member of The […]

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Strong passenger numbers for first anniversary of Monarch’s East Midlands base

Boarding Monarch aircraft at East Midlands Airport

It’s our one-year anniversary at East Midlands Airport! That’s right, 12 wonderful months carrying 358,477 passengers to popular summer destinations, surpassing our forecasted passenger figures by a fantastic 15%. East Midlanders love the sun, with Faro being the established favourite destination, though flights to Malaga and Palma have also done well since they launched in August 2012.. Other destinations were […]

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May 24 2013 / Monarch Corporate

New Monarch Foundation partners seven UK charities

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Monarch Airlines is proud to announce the launch of an important new charitable initiative for the Monarch Group, called the Monarch Foundation.   The Monarch Foundation has been formed by The Monarch Group, the UK’s leading independent travel group, comprising Monarch Airlines, Cosmos Holidays and Monarch Aircraft Engineering. The Monarch Foundation will build on the generous activity which already […]

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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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Join us for a live chat about baggage on Facebook

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Join our customer services director Charlene Kane for a LIVE Facebook chat about baggage on Monday! Here at Monarch we’re always looking for ways to get to know you better, so we can make improvements to our services that suit your needs.  We’ve learned a lot in the last year by listening to your thoughts on social media and feeding them […]

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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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Why is Monarch using wet leased aircraft?

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As you may have seen in press articles and in our advertising, Monarch is expanding quickly this year to offer a greater range of flights for you to choose from. While we are introducing new services, we are temporarily using aircraft operated by other airlines. One of the regulations we have to meet in these circumstances is that the […]

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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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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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