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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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May 24 2013 / Monarch Corporate

New Monarch Foundation partners seven UK charities

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Monarch Airlines is proud to announce the launch of an important new charitable initiative for the Monarch Group, called the Monarch Foundation.   The Monarch Foundation has been formed by The Monarch Group, the UK’s leading independent travel group, comprising Monarch Airlines, Cosmos Holidays and Monarch Aircraft Engineering. The Monarch Foundation will build on the generous activity which already […]

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May 3 2013 / Competitions

Which item weighs 3kg? Tell us what you think & go in to win flights!

Monarch Airpacks give you 3kg extra in your hold bag - would a cat weigh that much?

Did you know Monarch Airpacks give you an extra 3kg in your hold bag if you add one to your booking? That got us thinking… what does 3kg look like? Click here to visit our Facebook page and tell us which of the items we’ve listed you think could weigh 3kg & you could win flights! Be quick, the […]

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New Cabin Crew Uniform Hits the Runway

Monarch Airlines new cabin crew uniform 2013

London Fashion Week may have been and gone but a new runway can be found at 35,000ft where Monarch Cabin Crew are wearing the new Monarch Airlines uniform. Designed and modelled by the airline’s own cabin crew, the new uniform can now be seen on-board all Monarch Airlines flights. What do you think of it? Tell us your thoughts […]

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Brand new A320 joins Monarch fleet

Monarch's new A320 registration G-ZBAA. The aircraft will be based at Leeds Bradford International Airport

Exciting news! We’re proud to announce we took delivery of a new addition to the fleet yesterday, an Airbus A320. Monarch is the first UK airline to operate aircraft fitted with Airbus Sharklets. Sharklets are enhancements to the wingtip which help to save fuel, increase performance, lower carbon emissions and improve payload by up to 450kg. The Sharklets cut down […]

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Jul 20 2012 / Travel Tips & Advice

Inside the stylish suitcase

Nicola's stylish suitcase

Nicola Duncan is a sun-seeker and frequent flier. She goes abroad so much her suitcase rarely goes into storage. And who would blame her, with the terrible weather we’re having this year? This summer she’s off to Rome, and wants to look stylish while still being able to lift her suitcase. Here are Nicola’s tips on how to travel […]

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Inside the expat suitcase

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If you work at customs, you get to look inside other people’s suitcases every day. But for the majority of us, what’s inside our fellow travellers’ suitcases remains a mystery. With the new Monarch TV ad as our inspiration, we thought it the perfect opportunity to snoop inside the nation’s suitcases. Today we’re talking to Candice Hall, a Brit […]

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