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Monarch Airlines

Monarch Airlines collapsed on October 2, 2017.
The budget British airline, founded in 1967, flew vacationers to tourism hotspots around Europe, as well as to Israel.
Financial difficulties drove Monarch to desperately seek funding and, despite scoring some investment from Boeing in 2016, the airline shut down and stranded some 110,000 passengers who were later repatriated on other airlines in an operation costing £60 million ($78 million).

Monarch’s resurrection dreams dashed: setback for British airline relaunch plans

A very short resurrection for Monarch, the British airline that ceased operations in 2017. Two weeks ago, the business was taken over, but the...

Bankrupt Monarch Airlines aims to restart operations

Monarch Airlines, which faced bankruptcy in 2017, has launched a new website, raising speculation about a potential relaunch and return to the skies in...

easyJet reaches out to cabin crew, pilots and head office staff of Monarch in its continued recruitment drive

The airline's largest recruitment drive means hundreds of Monarch employees could find employment with easyJet easyJet has today reached out to Monarch employees to encourage...

On 2 October 2017 Monarch Airlines has entered into administration

British charter and scheduled airline Monarch Airlines with its headquarters based in Luton has ceased operations this morning (2 October). The airline was placed in administration at...

Qatar Airways A320’s scrambled for Monarch Airlines collapse

The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) is understood to have leased 10 A320 aircraft from Qatar Airways in case Monarch’s planes are grounded and passengers...

Monarch buys 15 more Boeing 737 MAX 8 and signs services and engineering partnerships with Boeing

Boeing, Monarch Announce 737 MAX Services Agreements and New Engineering Joint Venture Partnership UK carrier to also grow 737 MAX 8 fleet from 30 to...

More flights to Lapland by Monarch and Finnair

More flights to Lapland and a new route from the UK by Monarch The super winter for tourism in Lapland is about to continue. British...

Monarch Airlines strongly denies ceasing operations after social media storm

Bad news reached our forums last night (and on other social media too) that Monarch Airlines would cease operations, yet this morning Monarch Airlines...

easyJet wants to buy Monarch Airlines

Low-cost carrier easyJet has shown a concrete interest to purchase Monarch Airlines of Great Britain. That company went almost bankrupt in 2014, but was...

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