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Monarch airlines

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Monarch airlines

Hi! I am wanting to fly from Gatwick to Faro on Monarch airlines mid January. I have read a few unfavorable reviews on long hauls. Does anyone know what this flight is like? Thanks

Edited: 9:55 pm, November 24, 2012
Leyland, United...
Destination Expert
for Playa Blanca
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1. Re: Monarch airlines

Gatwick-Faro isn't longhaul so not really fair to make a comparison. It's only a few hours. I wouldn't use them for longhaul, but I use them for Faro and Lanzarote and find them perfectly ok. Legroom is a bit better than some charters. There won't be any IFE but take a book or ipod etc.

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2. Re: Monarch airlines

Thank you.

Hampshire England
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3. Re: Monarch airlines

I've found the leg room and in flight service on Monarch short haul to be perfectly acceptable.

The service at airport if the flight is delayed is another matter. Utterly hopeless.

But probably the same could be said for a majority of airlines in this respect.

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for Staffordshire
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Have flown Monarch many times. It's not 5 star but its not bad. I have flown with a darn sight worse than them by many others. That trip certainly can't be classed as long haul. They are normally competitive so if you're getting the flight at the right price then go for it.

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