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Mar 17 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Visit Shakespeare’s Cities for National Shakespeare Week

The Juliet Balcony in Verona

Shakespeare: one of history’s greatest writers. His name has been around for a while – in fact, he’s celebrating his 450th birthday on 23rd April – but his masterpieces have transcended the ages. Shakespeare explored all of Europe in his plays, introducing the British public to exotic lands they’d never seen or even heard of before. From Venice to Cyprus, Shakespeare captured […]

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Dec 20 2013 / Behind the Scenes

Birmingham Hangar Opening – Celebratory Flypast

Monarch fly past at BHX Hangar opening

After much anticipation and excitement, Monarch Aircraft Engineering (MAEL) announced the official opening of the Birmingham hangar Opening on time and on budget, the fantastic state-of-the-art facility was given a formal ceremony that matched it in brilliance. As a Monarch celebration on this scale wouldn’t be complete without a fly past, MAEL Managing Director Mick Adams and his team […]

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Aug 22 2013 / Competitions

What kind of animal should be our mascot?

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We’re thinking about adopting an animal to be the Monarch mascot and we need your help. Friendly or fierce, furry or feathery, native to the UK or exotic, domestic or wild, the creature we adopt would help would help us promote our flights and be able to come and meet some of our passengers. Tell us which animal you […]

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Pick a card, any card – enter to win flights!

Win flights! Pick your favourite Monarch Prepaid MasterCard® design here bit.ly/14LDOMJ to enter

We need your help, readers! We have three possible new designs for our Monarch Prepaid MasterCard® and we can’t decide which one to produce. Tell us which is your favourite and you’ll go in to win flights on our scheduled network.  Visit this link on Facebook http://bit.ly/14LDOMJ to enter. Option 1 Option 2 Option3   The Monarch Prepaid MasterCard® is […]

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Travel fit for a queen

travel fit for a queen

The British Royal family knows a thing or two about carrying on no matter what the weather. Last year, the Queen won the nation’s admiration by standing steadfast, at the age of 86, for four freezing hours as she was escorted along the Thames on a barge as part of her Diamond Jubilee celebrations. So with dreary forecasts ahead, […]

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Fireworks, sweet breads & religion… Italy at Easter

Florence oxen

Recharge your batteries and make the most of the rising temperatures in Europe during the Easter holidays. With flights to Italy, you can enjoy great food and fine wine and ring the changes with some of the Italian Easter traditions below. Rome Rome is home to the most popular Easter celebration in Italy during which the Pope leads moving Mass […]

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