2011 News - Flights - Monarch launches a host of new flights in May!

28 04 2011

- New services launch to Bodrum and Corfu -

Leading leisure airline Monarch (www.monarch.co.uk) is launching a host of new flights this May from Birmingham, Gatwick, Luton and Manchester airports, with new services to Bodrum and Corfu taking to the skies.

Serving the popular Aegean coast of Turkey and stunning Ionian Greek Island, Monarch flights start from just £68.99 one way including taxes and charges and are available to book via www.monarch.co.uk.

New Monarch services launching in May
- Manchester to Bodrum – launches 02 May with 2 flights per week (Mondays and Thursdays)
- Birmingham to Bodrum – launches 23 May with 2 flights per week (Mondays and Fridays)
- Gatwick to Bodrum – launches 23 May with 2 flights per week (Mondays and Thursdays)
- Luton to Corfu – launches 23 May with 3 flights per week (Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays)

These flights launch in addition to Monarch’s existing services to Bodrum from London Luton and brings the total number of scheduled routes operated by the airline from its UK bases to 20, serving destinations throughout Mainland Spain, the Balearic & Canary Islands, Portugal, Gibraltar, Cyprus, Turkey and Greece.

Commenting on the launch of these new scheduled services, Managing Director of Monarch Airlines, Kevin George expressed his delight at the airline’s expansion, “We’ve listened to the feedback we’ve received from our customers and we’re expanding as a result. Turkey and Greece are increasingly becoming the sunshine destinations of choice for discerning travellers and we’re extremely happy to be able to extend our excellent value and award winning service to these destinations.”

“The onboard service offered on Monarch’s scheduled flights, which includes extra legroom seating, a great range of tasty hot and cold food and selected inflight entertainment is over and above the levels provided by most low fare airlines and is perfectly suited for longer flight sectors such as Turkey and Greece.”

Monarch operates scheduled flights to Spain, Gibraltar, Portugal, Cyprus, Turkey and Greece from Birmingham, London Gatwick, London Luton and Manchester airports. In addition to year-round low fares, Monarch also offers a great range of products and services both on the ground and inflight.  All customers are allocated a seat at check-in but for those wishing to select where in the cabin they sit to ensure that families and groups are seated together, seats can be pre-booked from £4.99 per one-way flight.  For customers looking for added comfort, extra legroom seats are also available offering up to six inches of extra space from only £9.99. 
Customers travelling on scheduled flights can also avoid the queues at the airport and take advantage of online check-in, which is available between 18 days and 4.5 hours prior to departure. With a great range of tasty hot and cold meals that can be pre-booked or purchased onboard from only £3.00, flying with Monarch really couldn’t be simpler.

In addition to flights, Monarch also now offers a huge range of great value holidays, accommodation options, car hire and travel insurance. 

For further information or to book Monarch flights, Monarch Holidays or Monarch Hotels, please visit www.monarch.co.uk.

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