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  • Monarch confirms $916 million deal for six Boeing 787-8s, for delivery 2010-2013


    <P>UK leisure operator Monarch Airlines has confirmed its plan to acquire six Boeing 787-8s with purchase rights for a further four of the type.</P> <P>As revealed by <EM><A href="http://www.rati.com"><EM>Flight's</EM>&nbsp;24h news and data service <EM>Air Transport Intelligence</EM></A></EM> yesterday, Monarch will take delivery of the six aircraft between 2010 and 2013 as part of its widebody fleet renewal. It values the deal at $916 million at list prices.</P> <P>The airline’s long-haul fleet comprises Airbus A330s, A300s and a Boeing 767, but Monarch says that the 787 (a Boeing artist's impression of which is pictured below) will form “the core” of its future long-haul fleet.<BR></P> <P align=center><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 297px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=14280" border=0></P> <P>Monarch&nbsp;chief executive&nbsp;Peter Brown says: “After months of extensive evaluation, we are delighted to have concluded that the Boeing 787-8 is the ideal aircraft to


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  • Low-cost carriers: growth expectations

    News | 18 Apr 2011 17:34 | Graham Dunn

    After a decade of rapid development, low-cost carriers in mature markets are now having to expand their horizons, both demographically and by geography,...http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Low-cost-carriers-growth-expectations-355702/
  • Monarch confirms $916 million deal for six Boeing 787-8s, for delivery 2010-2013

    News | 18 Aug 2006 10:00 | Victoria Moores

    <P>UK leisure operator Monarch Airlines has confirmed its plan to acquire six Boeing 787-8s with purchase rights for a further four of the type.</P> <P>As revealed by <EM><A href="http://www.rati.com"><EM>Flight's</EM>&nbsp;24h news and data service <EM>Air Transport Intelligence</EM></A></EM> yesterday, Monarch will take delivery of the six aircraft between 2010 and 2013 as part of its widebody fleet renewal. It values the deal at $916 million at list prices.</P> <P>The airline’s long-haul fleet comprises Airbus A330s, A300s and a Boeing 767, but Monarch says that the 787 (a Boeing artist's impression of which is pictured below) will form “the core” of its future long-haul fleet.<BR></P> <P align=center><IMG style="WIDTH: 445px; HEIGHT: 297px" alt="" src="../assets/getAsset.aspx?ItemID=14280" border=0></P> <P>Monarch&nbsp;chief executive&nbsp;Peter Brown says: “After months of extensive evaluation, we are delighted to have concluded that the Boeing 787-8 is the ideal aircraft tohttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Monarch-confirms-916-million-deal-for-six-Boeing-787-8s-for-delivery-2010-2013-208503/
  • UK charter carrier Monarch Airlines poised to announce 6-aircraft Boeing 787 deal tomorrow

    News | 17 Aug 2006 17:45 | Victoria Moores

    <P>UK leisure operator Monarch Airlines is expected to announce an order for six Boeing 787s tomorrow morning, although the airline is remaining tight-lipped on the deal.</P> <P>A high-level Monarch source confirms to <A href="http://www.rati.com" target=_blank>Flight's 24h premiums news and data service Air Transport Intelligence </A>that a deal for 787s will be simultaneously announced by Boeing and the airline at 10:00 tomorrow.</P> <P>Unconfirmed sources suggest that Monarch has placed an order for six 787s for delivery between 2010 and 2013. The sources say that the airline, which operates a common fleet under the Monarch and Monarch Scheduled brands, has announced its plans to acquire the aircraft on its internal website.</P> <P>Monarch says only: “I know it’s in discussions, but I am not able to confirm anything yet.”</P> <P>According to <A href="http://www.avsoft.co.uk">Flight's fleet database ACAS</A>, Monarch Airlines operates a single leased Boeing 767-300ER, seven Boeinghttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/UK-charter-carrier-Monarch-Airlines-poised-to-announce-6-aircraft-Boeing-787-deal-tomorrow-208501/
  • Carriers seek French freedom

    News | 24 May 2006 23:00

    <P><STRONG><SUP><STRONG>Jackie Thompson / Marseilles</STRONG></SUP></STRONG><BR><BR>Europe’s low-cost carriers used the FrenchConnect route-planning forum, held in May in Marseilles, to take a swipe at what they describe as protectionism by the French government and a lack of a free market.<BR><BR>Speaking at the event, Ryanair chief executive Michael O’Leary described the industry in France as a “bloody mess” and called upon the government to deregulate. “The French economy and tourism depend on less state aid for Air France,” he insisted. O’Leary added that the level of airport taxes in France was a “disgrace” and urged French airports to “take control of your own destinies and do not accept control from Paris”. <BR>Ryanair announced at the event that it is setting up a base at Marseilles’s new low-cost terminal in November, from where it will operate 13 routes. <BR><BR>There was also criticism about the public service obligation (PSO) route system in France, which O’Leary believes ihttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Carriers-seek-French-freedom-206727/
  • Optional extras

    News | 20 Dec 2005 00:00

    A steadily increasing number of carriers from all corners of the globe are offering travellers the chance to upgrade their basic economy-class experience.http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Optional-extras-203757/
  • Monarch sells more pitch

    News | 31 May 2005 23:00

    <p>Monarch Scheduled managing director Tim Jeans says that the carrier's internet-based extra seat-pitch option has been "the best ancillary revenue driver straight out of the blocks that I've ever seen". Passengers can pay £15 ($28) for 34in seat pitch, 6in more than standard. Monarch Scheduled has taken one row of seats out of its aircraft to provide the extra pitch on six rows (48 seats).</p>http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Monarch-sells-more-pitch-198172/