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Monarch will be offering flights to ski destinations Grenoble and Munich

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Monarch Airlines launch new scheduled flights from Leeds Bradford International Airport

08 May 2012

Today, leading scheduled leisure airline, Monarch, announced that it is to launch new flights from Leeds Bradford International Airport; operating routes to both Grenoble in France and Munich in Germany. 

The new scheduled flights represent a further increase in Monarch’s scheduled capacity, with the first programme of ski destinations as well as reinforcing the airlines’ determination to deliver an all-encompassing proposition; offering choice, value and superior customer service from all of the major gateways in the UK.

Beginning in December 2012, the scheduled airline will commence operations with three weekly flights to Grenoble and two weekly flights to Munich.  Both airports are famed for their excellent links to ski resorts covering the Western, Central & Northern and also Eastern Alps in France, Switzerland, Bavaria and Austria. 

Today’s expansion brings Monarch Airlines’ scheduled services to a total of 87 routes across Europe, from Leeds Bradford International, London Gatwick, London Luton, Birmingham and Manchester airports.

Kevin George, Managing Director of Monarch Airlines comments: “The launch of scheduled flights from Leeds Bradford International Airport is an exciting move for the airline as it also coincides with the introduction of our first programme of ski flights. The network of scheduled flights from Leeds Bradford International Airport will further strengthen our existing operations and we are delighted to be able to bring our high levels of care and service to customers travelling from West Yorkshire in the future.”

He continues: “With over 40 years heritage we are confident our new flights from Leeds Bradford International Airport will be a huge success as we continue to widen the range of leisure products available to our customers.”

Tony Hallwood, Leeds Bradford Airport’s Commercial Director, said: “We are delighted to welcome the introduction of Monarch to Leeds Bradford Airport offering two new exciting ski routes serving the French and Austrian Alps.”