On 30 March, Leeds Bradford Airport celebrated with a pizza the launch of Monarch Airlines’ twice-weekly flights to Naples in Italy. Marking the event are: the airline’s cabin crew; John Dammone from Salvo’s; and Tony Hallwood, Aviation Development Director, Leeds Bradford.
- Monarch Airlines increased its Leeds Bradford (LBA) offering with the addition of a new routes, which is operated by its 180-seat A320s. On 30 March, Monarch commenced twice-weekly (Mondays and Fridays) departures on the 1,865-kilometre sector to Naples (NAP). The link to the capital of the Italian region Campania is not served by any other operator. Commenting on the route launch to Italy, Tony Hallwood, Aviation Development Director, Leeds Bradford, said: “Leeds Bradford Airport welcomes the introduction of Monarch’s new summer flights to Naples. With the amazing Amalfi coast and the sensational resort of Sorrento close by we are confident that this service will become a firm favourite for Yorkshire leisure travellers looking for a short break or holiday to Italy.”