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Sep 2 2014 / Destinations

September Spotlight: The Canary Islands

Canary Islands - Lanzarote

Situated just off the north west coast of Africa, the Canaries are an all year round sunny destination with a mixture of activities and sun soaking spots, making it an ideal holiday destination for couples and families alike. The relatively short flight time from the UK (around 4.5 hours) and the same time zone as the UK, means you […]

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Aug 7 2014 / Destinations

5 Great Last Minute Summer Getaways

Malaga, Spain

This year’s summer getaway is well underway, and although many of us have had our two week sun-and-sand-fest booked since the beginning of the year, some of us haven’t yet got round to booking a summer holiday. Well, fear not if you’re the last minute type. There are still some great last minute deals to be had and we’ve selected […]

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Jun 24 2014 / Travel Tips & Advice

Tuesday Tips: Lanzarote

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Lanzarote is quickly gaining traction as the newest eco holiday frontier. With UNESCO Biosphere Reserve status, this lesser-known Canary Island offers stretches of national park, rugged coastlines, hidden beaches, and dramatic volcanic rock caverns and formations. From smouldering Fire Mountain to the cool Cueva de Los Verdes caves, disconnect from your bustling day-to-day life and connect with nature at its most powerful. Monarch’s […]

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Strong passenger numbers for first anniversary of Monarch’s East Midlands base

Boarding Monarch aircraft at East Midlands Airport

It’s our one-year anniversary at East Midlands Airport! That’s right, 12 wonderful months carrying 358,477 passengers to popular summer destinations, surpassing our forecasted passenger figures by a fantastic 15%. East Midlanders love the sun, with Faro being the established favourite destination, though flights to Malaga and Palma have also done well since they launched in August 2012.. Other destinations were […]

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Leeds students make a Spotty M to celebrate Monarch launch at Leeds Bradford Airport

To celebrate the start of summer departures from our newest base, a group of Leeds City College & The Aviation Academy students created a giant Monarch spotty M outside Leeds Bradford Airport yesterday. More than 40 students, accompanied by staff from the faculty, were on hand to help mark the occasion. The summer programme of flying includes flights to […]

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Monarch launches inaugural flight from East Midlands Airport

Monarch aircraft takes off from East Midlands Airport

We are pleased to announce that we have launched our first flights from our new base at East Midlands Airport this morning, taking customers to Palma de Mallorca and Faro in Portugal. These are two of the four new routes to be offered from the new base, along with Malaga and Alicante for the remainder of this summer. For […]

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