2012 News - Flights - Italian artwork lands on Gatwick’s runway to celebrate launch of new Italian routes
26 03 2012
A host of Roman gladiators, Veronese opera singers and Venetian gondolas surprised passengers at London Gatwick Airport today as a huge 1,000 square feet 3D artwork took over the runway to celebrate the launch of Monarch Airlines’ eight new Italian routes.
The exciting expansion will see Monarch flying to the beautiful and historic Italian cities of Milan, Rome, Venice and Verona. The new route launches will build upon Monarch’s growth strategy revealed in June 2011 to focus on expanding its scheduled services to new leisure destinations across Europe.
The managing director of Monarch Airlines, Kevin George said: “We are delighted to be able to bring a little bit of Italy to London Gatwick and could not think of a better way to show off our new Italian connection by showcasing this 3D artwork on the runway for our passengers to enjoy. Monarch Airlines is now firmly focused on expanding its scheduled network and we are delighted to be adding the new Italian routes to our extensive range of leisure destinations across Europe.”
The new routes will be flying from all of Monarch’s UK bases and the launch dates for the flights are:
- Manchester to Milan (from 25th March), Venice (from 27th March) and Verona (from 2nd May)
- Birmingham to Milan (from 25th March), Rome (from 25th March) and Venice (from 25th March)
- London Gatwick to Milan (from 25th March), and Venice (from 25th March)
- London Luton to Rome (from 25th March)
For further information or to book flights to one of Monarch’s new Italian destinations please visit: http://www.monarch.co.uk/offers/flights/monarch-italian-job
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