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Aug 19 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Tuesday Tips: Discover the secrets of the deep

Turtle swimming in waters of Tenerife

Want to explore the deep blue sea and spot the world’s most amazing creatures? Luckily, you don’t have to travel to the Great barrier reef in order to see them! There’s some amazing marine life just a  short flight away, and seeing these creatures in their natural habitat really is something that shouldn’t be missed. Turtles in Tenerife You might […]

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Jun 20 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Friday Photos: Best Sunsets – The Longest Day of the Year

Crete best sunsets

Nothing is better after a day of fun on your holidays than watching the sky turn a kaleidoscope of colours as the sun slips out of view. Is there a surer sign that you’re unwinding than sitting and watching the sun go down? But smart travellers know that some places offer more spectacular sunset surroundings than others. Just in […]

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Tuesday Tips: Gibraltar

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With an average of 320 days of sunshine a year, a trip to Gibraltar isn’t a hard sell. There are plenty of sunny spots to visit in the Mediterranean, but only this part of the world boasts the Rock of Gibraltar, the Ape Caves, and plenty of maritime fun. Here are some of Head of Retail and Online Ian […]

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Mar 26 2013 / Latest News

And the golden ticket goes to…

Monarch Airlines Gibraltar Birmingham route launch

As part of our mission to make flying fun again, three lucky people were greeted at check-in for the first Birmingham-Gibraltar flight on Saturday with a glass of champagne and a free flight voucher! Wendy, Jim and Sheila Palmer, were the first passengers to book on to the new flight to Gibraltar, which will operate three times a week. […]

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Sun and cinema – your guide to holiday locations from the big screen

Monarch Piazza San Marco Venice

If you’re a film fan but can’t make it to Cannes, why not combine a holiday with a visit to one of your favourite film locations? There are plenty to choose from in accessible destinations that won’t break the bank. Barcelona Along with these guys, the star of Woody Allen’s recent effort, Vicky Cristina Barcelona, was the beautiful city […]

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Oct 21 2011 / Behind the Scenes

Toby hears “the voice of God” on Monarch Enthusiasts’ Day

Monarch aircraft at Gibraltar Airport

Toby Hillier, a Monarch employee and aviation enthusiast, guides us through last Friday’s inaugural Enthusiasts’ Day. Ten to six on a chilly Luton morning, and as I turned in to Prospect Way, the silhouettes of several aviation enthusiasts could be made out against the backdrop of Monarch Airlines’ main reception. These sixteen hardy travellers, arriving from all over the […]

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Aviation enthusiasts, plane spotters & avgeeks – we want you!

Monarch aircraft at Gibraltar Airport

Some people call themselves aviation enthusiasts… others are plane spotters… many are ‘avgeeks’… and here at Monarch, we love you all. If you share our passion for all things related to commercial aircraft, airline operations, aircraft engineering or even airports, we’re inviting you to join us for the day trip of a lifetime. On Friday 14 October, we’ll be […]

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