2008 News Archive - Flights - July passenger traffic figures
02 08 2005
Monarch Scheduled sees July traffic increase by almost half
Low cost airline Monarch Scheduled continues to grow rapidly as it announces a 46% increase in passenger traffic for July 2005, compared with the same period last year.
Monarch Scheduled flew 282,726 passengers* in July, compared with 193,819 in July 2004. Load factor was 80%.
July also saw the airline announce three brand new services to Malaga from Aberdeen, Blackpool and Newquay, which will start this November, as well as new flights between Manchester and Menorca commencing next March.
Monarch Scheduled operates flights to Italy, Spain, Gibraltar and Portugal from Birmingham, London Gatwick, London Luton and Manchester. Fares include complimentary daily newspapers and a refreshing hot towel service; also available is a unique range of tasty hot and cold meals with prices from £2.50. Seats can be pre-booked at £5 per one-way flight to avoid the last minute free-for-all and regular travellers are rewarded too, with a range of benefits through the airline’s loyalty scheme Vantage Club.
For more information or to book, visit www.flymonarch.com or call 08700 40 63 00.
*Represents the number of earned seats flown by Monarch Scheduled. Earned seats include seats that are flown whether or not the passenger turns up because once a flight has departed, a no-show customer is not entitled to change flights or seek a refund.
Notes to editors:
Monarch Airlines operates both charter and scheduled services, branded Monarch and Monarch Scheduled respectively.
Founded in 1968, Monarch Airlines is part of the Monarch group of companies together with Monarch Aircraft Engineering Ltd and tour operators Cosmos and seat-only specialists Avro. Monarch is one of the UK’s largest leisure airlines and the principal independent supplier of charter seats to tour operators large and small, flying to around 100 destinations across Europe, America, Africa and Asia from the UK’s principal and regional airports.
Monarch Scheduled is the scheduled service division of Monarch Airlines offering services from Birmingham, London Luton, London Gatwick and Manchester Airports to destinations in Italy, Spain, Portugal and Gibraltar.
The airline, based at Luton, operates one of the most well-equipped fleets in the skies today comprising 19 Airbus and eight Boeing aircraft.Previous Page