Articles Tagged ‘Monarch’

Monarch enters Madeira market with two UK routes

Monarch enters Madeira market with two UK routes

Monarch starts flying to Funchal in Madeira from both Birmingham and London Gatwick.

Monarch Airlines launches Munich routes from UK

Monarch Airlines launches Munich routes from UK

Monarch Airlines now flies to Munich Airport in Germany from Birmingham, Manchester and London Luton Airport.

Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in

Bye bye bmibaby at Belfast City, Birmingham, East Midlands; Aer Lingus, Flybe, Jet2.com and Monarch stepping in

Started in the summer of 2002, bmibaby’s passenger numbers peaked in 2007 as the carrier tried a total of six UK regional bases. Which routes was it operating this summer, what competition did it face, and which carriers have already stepped in to replace which services?


Monarch starts four Mediterranean routes from East Midlands

Monarch starts four Mediterranean routes from East Midlands

Monarch launches services from East Midlands to Alicante, Malaga and Palma de Mallorca in Spain, and to Faro in Portugal.

Monarch launches new routes from Birmingham in competition with bmibaby

Monarch launches new routes from Birmingham in competition with bmibaby

Monarch Airlines now flies to Barcelona and Nice from Birmingham Airport, competing with bmibaby.

Monarch selects Leeds Bradford as its sixth UK base

Monarch selects Leeds Bradford as its sixth UK base

UK leisure carrier Monarch has decided to take on Jet2.com by launching a base at Leeds Bradford next summer. Which ‘sunshine’ routes will it operate and what additional competition is it likely to face from the likes of Ryanair and Thomas Cook Airlines?


Monarch launches a total of eight seasonal routes to the Mediterranean from Birmingham, London and Manchester

Monarch launches a total of eight seasonal routes to the Mediterranean from Birmingham, London and Manchester

Monarch starts flying a selection of routes from Birmingham, London Gatwick and Manchester to Dubrovnik, Heraklion, Antalya, Dalaman and Verona.

Venice Airport welcomes over 50 new services in 2012; Volotea leads way followed by Air One and easyJet

Venice Airport welcomes over 50 new services in 2012; Volotea leads way followed by Air One and easyJet

After a traffic boost last summer due to the temporary closure (for repairs) of nearby Treviso airport, Venice is now welcoming over 50 new services in its own right this summer. But how has traffic developed over the last decade, and which airlines are starting which services this summer?

Monarch embraces Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona) as total passenger numbers rise 2.4% to 6 million in 2011

Monarch embraces Italy (Milan, Rome, Venice, Verona) as total passenger numbers rise 2.4% to 6 million in 2011

UK hybrid carrier Monarch is increasing its scheduled network while reducing charter capacity. This summer it is launching flights to seven new destinations across Europe, but how important is the Spanish market? Which is its busiest UK base and which destinations receive the mostly weekly flights this summer?


Monarch adds Dubrovnik and Venice from Manchester

Monarch adds Dubrovnik and Venice from Manchester

Monarch expands Manchester base to 22 scheduled destinations this summer.

Over 500 new routes launched to welcome summer season

Over 500 new routes launched to welcome summer season

Europe’s airline may be having a mixed time financially but that’s not stopping them exploring new routes this summer. We do some analysis at the over 500 new routes starting during the next three weeks to reveal which airline is starting the most new routes (no surprises here) and which country’s airports will be celebrating […]

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham welcomes return of Berlin flights thanks to Lufthansa; Monarch to start five leisure routes next summer

Birmingham Airport in the UK has seen a dramatic change in its mix of airlines during the last decade, with once dominant British Airways no longer on the scene. Which carriers filled the gap left by the departing flag-carrier and what is particularly impressive about Emirates’ double-daily service to Dubai?