Monarch-Airbus UK enthusiasts’ day trip on sale now!
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 in Manchester on Friday 2 March!
The new itinerary has been developed in conjunction with Airbus, based on feedback on social media and various aviation forums from avgeeks, plane spotters and aviation enthusiasts all over the world! We hope you’ll join us on this unique day trip.
Our Enthusiasts’ Days in October and December sold out within just a few days of going on sale – so don’t miss out this time -places are popular and limited!
The day trip on Friday 2 March includes return flights on a Monarch Airlines A320 aircraft from Manchester to Chester, a unique behind-the-scenes tour at Airbus hangars and presentation with Q&A session, followed by a buffet lunch. On return to Manchester Airport we’ll take you on a fascinating guided tour of the Monarch Aircraft Engineering hangar and answer any questions you may have about the aircraft and operations there.
The whole event will be escorted by highly enthusiastic Monarch Airlines & Engineering staff members who are all highly knowledgeable about aircraft and the aviation industry in general. The team will be on hand throughout the day to answer questions, while the factory tours will be led by Airbus members of staff. Each enthusiast will visit 2 of the 3 factories at Airbus.
Airbus UK (Chester) – Day Trip Itinerary – Friday 2nd March 2012
0600 – Assemble at Monarch Airlines’ check-in, Terminal 2, Manchester Airport
0800 – Board “Enthusiasts Only Flight” MON380 to Chester
0820 – Depart on MON380 to Chester on Monarch Airlines A320-200
0900 – Arrive at Chester and transfer to Airbus Conference Suite
1000 – Airbus presentation, video and Q & A session
1100 – Tour groups set up, separate and visit various Airbus factories, accompanied by Monarch and Airbus staff
- North Factory – A350 Wing Plant
- East Factory – Long Range / Single Aisle Plant
- West Factory – A380 Wing Plant
1215 – Buffet lunch at Airbus Old Canteen / Function Room, courtesy of Airbus
1315 – Tour groups continue tours of Airbus factories
1530 – Depart on “Enthusiasts Only Flight” MON350 to Manchester, on Airbus A320-200
1640 – Escorted tour of the Monarch Aircraft Engineering hangar
1800 – Coach transfer to Manchester Airport Terminal 2
1810 – Arrival back at Terminal 2 & Goodbyes
All this for just £129 per person. Places are limited for this unique event – so book now!
Included in the price: Fares and taxes for your round trip flights to Chester, buffet lunch organised by Airbus, transfers be tours of the various Airbus factory sites and tours of the Monarch Aircraft Engineering facilities at Manchester Airport.
Excludes: Credit Card booking fees (4%), seat reservation charges (£4.99 each way per person)
Book now! Monarch Airlines reservations: 0843 227 1312 (Calls cost 10p per minute plus network extras)