page contents

Tag Archives: Monarch

News: Monarch airport slots to go under the hammer

KPMG has won the right to sell airport take-off and landing slots from the defunct Monarch airline after a high court decision. The organisation was appointed administrator by the carrier after it ceased trading earlier this month. KPMG had temporarily been barred from selling the valuable assets after a court ruled the slots for summer 2018 no longer belonged to ...

Read More »

News: CAA completes Monarch repatriation programme

The UK Civil Aviation Authority’s two-week flying programme ended last night with the last flight touching down at London Luton Airport at just after 03:30. The flight from Tel Aviv with 122 passengers on board brought to a close the programme that was launched in response to the Monarch Airlines administration. The final day included 23 flights with seats for ...

Read More »

Ryanair and Monarch flights: Will the recent chaos make YOUR holiday more expensive?

Ryanair’s flight cancellation has affected thousands of passengers, with 18,000 flights cancelled from November to March. Many travellers have been left stranded abroad, without refunds or simply kept in the dark reading their flights and alternative options. And with Monarch Airlines going bust, putting another 800,000 travellers at risk with no flights and lost money, it has seen a huge ...

Read More »

Sharm el Sheikh: MPs demand end to flight ban to save airlines after Monarch collapse

Sharm el Sheikh was once a thriving Egyptian resort, bustling with British tourists.  But two years ago, the popular holiday destination turned into a ghost town.  On October 31 2015, a Metrojet flight from Sharm el Sheikh to St Petersburg, Russia, exploded in mid-air.  The doomed plane crashed into the Sinai desert, killing all 224 people on board. In a ...

Read More »

Monarch: Fifth of passengers flown home

More than 110,000 customers were stranded abroad after the airline collapsed and cancelled all flights. By Tuesday, 23,321 people had been flown back according to the Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) and a further 11,091 were due to be brought home yesterday. The remaining 76,340 customers are expected to be back in the UK by October 15. The collapse announced at ...

Read More »