Monarch launches new flights to the UK from Barcelona

2nd August 2011, Comments 0 comments

Up to 11 flights per week from Barcelona to Gatwick to launch this October.

Monarch, the scheduled leisure airline, has launched new scheduled flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick airport - offering great access to London's capital city. The flights, which start from EUR 26 one way including all taxes and charges (EUR 75 return), are available to book now via

Monarch's new scheduled flights between Barcelona and Gatwick will operate daily from 21 October 2011, increasing to 11 flights per week from 30 October 2011. These flights launch in addition to Monarch's existing daily flights to Manchester.

Commenting on the launch of this new route, Managing Director of Monarch Airlines, Kevin George said, "We are delighted to be adding new flights from Barcelona to Gatwick in addition to our existing flights from Manchester, which is not only great news for tourism to the city but is also fantastic for Spaniards, ex-pats and second home owners travelling regularly between Barcelona and the UK.

"All of these customers will appreciate the convenience and flexibility of up to 11 flights per week to Gatwick and daily flights to Manchester in addition to Monarch's fantastic value fares and innovative ‘build your own class' service, which offers customers the ability to tailor their flight package to their exact requirements including extra legroom seating and pre-ordered meals.

"Monarch's scheduled flights are available to book until October 2012. Customers now booking flights will also benefit from zero debit card charge fees and a fixed fee for all credit card bookings, regardless of the transaction value or number of people travelling.


About Monarch
Monarch, the scheduled leisure airline, operates flights from Barcelona to London Gatwick and Manchester airports. In addition to year-round  low fares, Monarch also offers a bespoke "build your own class of travel" range of products and services both on the ground and inflight.  All customers are allocated a seat at check-in but for those wishing to select where in the cabin they sit to ensure that families and groups are seated together, seats can be pre-booked from €5.99 per one-way flight.  For customers looking for added comfort, extra legroom seats are also available offering up to six inches of extra space from only €11.99.

They can also take advantage of online check-in, which is available between 18 days and four and a half hours prior to departure. With a great range of tasty hot and cold meals that can be pre-booked or purchased onboard, flying with Monarch really couldn't be simpler.

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