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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 18:34 | 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/
  • Luton airport handles nearly 10m passengers in 2007

    News | 17 Jan 2008 10:57 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Passenger numbers at London Luton airport rose over 5% in 2007, taking the airport’s annual total to just under 10 million.<o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:place u1:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on">Luton</st1:place></st1:place> handled 9.9 million passengers in 2007, with scheduled passengers accounting for 93% of the total – six points higher than in 2006. </p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>During the year the airport attracted three new operators – <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Silverjet</span></span>, <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>SkyEurope</span></span> and <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>Flybe</span></span> – and 20 new routes. <o:p></o:p></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-mhttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Luton-airport-handles-nearly-10m-passengers-in-2007-306798/
  • Monarch Airlines appoints Jeans to new MD's position

    News | 10 Jan 2007 17:59 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-GB style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>UK</st1:place></st1:country-region> carrier Monarch Airlines has appointed Tim Jeans to the newly created position of managing director, replacing his existing role as managing director of Monarch’s scheduled service division.<span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language: EN-US'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <u2:p></u2:p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'>Jeans, who has been with Monarch since November 2004, will assume responsibility for the airline’s day-to-day running with effect from 1 February.<span lang=EN-US style='mso-ansi-language:EN-US'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <u2:p></u2:p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span class=spelle>EasyJet</span> business development director Liz Savage is being brought in to fill thehttp://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Monarch-Airlines-appoints-Jeans-to-new-MDs-position-304707/
  • Monarch confirms $916 million deal for six Boeing 787-8s, for delivery 2010-2013

    News | 18 Aug 2006 11:00 | 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/
  • Monarch confirms order for six Boeing 787-8s

    News | 18 Aug 2006 10:42 | Victoria Moores

    <body lang=EN-US style='tab-interval:36.0pt'> <div class=Section1> <div> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><st1:country-region w:st="on"><st1:place w:st="on"><span lang=EN-GB style='color:black;mso-ansi-language: EN-GB'>UK</span></st1:place></st1:country-region></st1:place></st1:country-region><span lang=EN-GB style='color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'> leisure operator Monarch Airlines has confirmed its plan to acquire six Boeing 787-8s with purchase rights for a further four of the type.<u1:p></u1:p></span><span lang=EN-GB style='mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'><o:p></o:p></span></p> <p class=MsoNormal style='mso-margin-top-alt:auto;mso-margin-bottom-alt:auto'><span lang=EN-GB style='color:black;mso-ansi-language:EN-GB'>As revealed by <i style='mso-bidi-font-style:normal'>ATI</i> yesterday, Monarch will take delivery of the six aircraft between 2010 and 2013 as part of its <span class=SpellE><span class=spelle>widebody</http://www.flightglobal.com/news/articles/Monarch-confirms-order-for-six-Boeing-787-8s-298548/
  • UK charter carrier Monarch Airlines poised to announce 6-aircraft Boeing 787 deal tomorrow

    News | 17 Aug 2006 18:45 | 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/