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Sep 17 2014 / Behind the Scenes

What lead to this celebrating selfie on a flight to Cyprus?

Cabin Crew celebrating on a cyprus break

We carry millions of customers every year to holidays, special occasions, hen and stag parties and all kinds of fun celebrations. On one recent flight, our cabin crew really got into the celebratory spirit with customers, going so far as to sport a fake moustache as she served drinks to the party! What happens onboard, normally stays onboard, to borrow […]

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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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How adorable are our mini cabin crew?

Monarch Airlines mini cabin crew Leeds Airport

How adorable are our mini cabin crew? Ridiculously cute brother and sister Lewis (8), and Kessia (5) helped us launch our new summer flights from Leeds Bradford yesterday. We already offer flights to Faro, Lanzarote, Larnaca, Majorca and Tenerife from Leeds. New routes to Antalya, Barcelona, Bodrum, Heraklion, Menorca and Rome will launch over the coming few weeks. For […]

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10 things not to ask your cabin crew

Monarch cabin crew

A wee while ago we asked our Facebook fans what kind of posts you’d like me to write about. One of the most repeated questions was, funnily enough, what kind of questions do I hear all the time? I’m pretty sure every job comes with FAQs and I expect you all respond professionally and courteously (as I do of course), but in […]

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Mar 2 2012 / Behind the Scenes

What cabin crew really get up to before a flight

Monarch cabin crew

  This week, our cabin crew blogger Lisa writes in response to the questions you posed on our Facebook page. Rather than answering one, she’s done three… how kind is that! Rachel Hunt asks: What cabin crew have to do before passengers embark a flight & after they disembark a flight? Lisa answers: Cabin crew must report for duty […]

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Feb 8 2012 / Behind the Scenes

Too Boozed Up To Fly

Glass of whiskey

Well folks summer’s not far away and now’s as good a time as any to start booking your holiday. For me the most important thing when booking my holiday is family friendly flight times, for some it’s the dream of a secluded beach or a bustling city weekend break. Others are attracted to the bright lights of clubbing Meccas, […]

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Team Rudolf takes to the skies with When you Wish Upon A Star charity

Team Rudolf, at your service!

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 knew this was gonna be a flight I’d never forget. This special flight was one of four Monarch has flown this year for ‘When You Wish Upon a Star’. The charity, founded in Nottingham in 1989, […]

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Dec 9 2011 / Behind the Scenes

Fire and smoke training… not a typical day at the office!

Lisa demonstrating evacuations

At 3pm on a Friday afternoon, the alarm goes off and instinctively you know what to do. Leaving your tea half drunk and your PowerPoint presentation open on the desktop, you grab your bag and coat (even though you’re told not to) and head outside to have your head counted by a colleague in an attractive high vis jacket. […]

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Dec 9 2011 / Behind the Scenes

Introducing Lisa: Cabin crew instructor & blogger extraordinare!

Introducing Lisa, our cabin crew instructor and blogger extraordinaire!

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 hope you’ll enjoy my posts! Way back in the 1970’s as a young girl I was fortunate enough to have family holidays abroad. I can still recall the buzz of the airport, the smell and […]

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