2008 News Archive - Flights - Monarch Scheduled scoops top industry award

15 11 2004

Low fares carrier Monarch Scheduled has been voted ‘Best Airline to the Mediterranean and Islands 2004’ by UK travel agents. The award, which was presented at the industry’s World Travel Market last week, followed a survey conducted by travel trade publication ‘Short Breaks Worldwide’ magazine.

Receiving the award, sales and marketing director Jonathan Crick said; “Competition in the low fare airline industry is very fierce at the moment, and so to be voted the best by the nation’s travel agents is one of the greatest endorsements we can receive. We are very flattered that Monarch Scheduled is held in such high regard.”

Monarch Scheduled operates flights to Spain, Gibraltar and Portugal from Manchester, London Gatwick and London Luton. Prices start from just £55 for a return flight including taxes. Fares include pre-bookable allocated seating to avoid the last minute free-for-all, complimentary daily newspapers and in-flight entertainment and a refreshing hot towel service. Regular travellers are rewarded too, with a range of benefits through the airline’s loyalty scheme Vantage Club.

For more information visit www.flymonarch.com or call 08700 40 63 00.

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 London Luton, London Gatwick and Manchester Airports to destinations in Spain, Portugal and Gibraltar.

The airline, based at Luton, operates one of the most well-equipped fleets in the skies today comprising 17 Airbus and seven Boeing aircraft.

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