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Celebrating 25 years of service of the A300-605R

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In what will be an emotional day for many of us at Monarch Airlines, our last Airbus A300 will be given a fond farewell on Sunday 13 April, with a final commercial flight from London Gatwick Airport to Birmingham Airport. Weather permitting, the flight will incorporate a 1,000 foot flyby at Manchester Airport, straight down runway 5L/23R. In a […]

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Saturday Night Takeaway Plane – Win a trip to Florida!

Saturday Night Takeaway Plane - Monarch prize partner

Did you know? Monarch Airlines is the official TV prize partner for ‘Ant & Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway’; the prime-time, live Saturday night family entertainment show on ITV. We are pleased to be able to offer our customers the chance to win places on the Takeaway Plane. We have four fabulous prizes up for grabs! Each prize includes flights and accommodation […]

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Jan 31 2013 / Travel Tips & Advice

World’s funniest countries

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On January 24, people across the globe checked their watches at 1.24pm, and then began to smile, cackle, chortle and chuckle. Missed it? So did I. But the event, which was Global Belly Laugh Day, did get me thinking about the different things that make us laugh and smile around the world. Take Thailand, where it seems every person […]

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Plan ahead to see Florida’s best Halloween spooks!

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I’d always known that Halloween was a much bigger deal in America than in the UK, but on a recent trip to the other side of the pond, I discovered just how crazy Americans go for the second-most commercially successful American holiday (after Christmas). Indeed, it’s estimated that as much as a quarter of all sweets—or should I say […]

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Easter in Blighty not eggsciting enough for you?

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If Easter in Blighty really isn’t eggsciting enough for you, here’s a few of the weird and wonderful Easter celebrations that you might find at Monarch destinations.  The Rocket War Let your Easter holidays go off with a bang this year! You’d be forgiven for thinking you’ve entered a war zone if you journey near the island of Chios […]

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Oct 21 2011 / Destinations // Latest News

Which destination offers the best value for half-term holidays?

Costa del Sol, Spain

Need a last minute half-term holiday bargain? Visit our holidays site for offers. If you’re looking for a last-minute half-term trip but you’re on a bit of a budget, a family holiday to Spain will be easiest on your wallet, according to the latest research by the Post Office. The “Half Term Holiday Costs Barometer” puts holidays to Costa del […]

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