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Monarch Airlines is a low-cost airline based at Luton Airport near London. Monarch was founded in 1967 and began scheduled service in 1986 with flights to three Spanish resorts. Today, Monarch provides charter service and scheduled service to more than 15 destinations, including Spain, Portugal, the Canary Islands, the Balearic Islands, Cyprus and Turkey. The airline operates its hubs and focus cities at London-Luton, London-Gatwick, Manchester and Birmingham. Monarch is the oldest UK airline still operating under its original brand name.
Monarch offers two classes of service on its A330s and B767s. Other aircraft are configured with Main Cabin serviceonly.
The Premium Cabin is available only on select long haul routes and may be arranged through your tour operator. Passengers traveling in the Premium Cabin enjoy dedicated check-in, priority boarding and baggage handling, fast track through security in Gatwick and Manchester and an extra baggage allowance. Onboard, passengers in the Premium Cabin enjoy wider seats with more legroom, personal video entertainment systems on A330s, amenity kits and complimentary food and bar service.
Passengers traveling in the Main Cabin can purchase seats in advance, including seats with up to 6 inches of extra legroom. Meals can also be purchased in advance.
Passengers traveling in the Premium Cabin enjoy a complimentary welcome drink, bar service and entrée. In-flight meals can be purchased in advance by passengers traveling in the Main Cabin, and the menu varies depending on the time of day your flight departs. Snacks and drinks may also be purchased onboard.
Passengers traveling in the Premium Cabin on Monarch's A330s enjoy personal televisions. Shared televisions are available throughout the Main Cabin of Monarch's A330s.
Monarch's fleet includes the following aircraft types*:
*Please note that Monarch might have several configurations of a specific aircraft type, so please check SeatGuru for seat map information and recommendations on the best seats for your flight.
Vantage Club is Monarch's frequent flyer loyalty program.