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UK launches 'biggest ever peacetime repatriation' after Monarch collapse - Financial Times

The UK government started Britain's “biggest ever peacetime repatriation” on Monday as it began flying home the first of 110,000 holidaymakers stranded overseas after the collapse of Monarch Airlines, the country's fifth-biggest airline. Administrators ...and more »

Monarch Airlines collapse: UK's biggest peacetime repatriation under way - The Guardian

The UK's biggest peacetime repatriation is under way after the collapse of Monarch Airlines, with 110,000 customers to be brought home on specially chartered planes and a further 750,000 told that their bookings have been cancelled. The 4am ...and more »

How will Monarch customers be affected? - BBC News

British airline Monarch has collapsed, leaving 110,000 passengers abroad and around 750,000 people with flights they have paid for, but will not be able to take. Monarch's administrators, KPMG, said that the "vast majority" of people should get their ...and more »

Monarch Airlines: Holidaymakers and staff 'devastated' by airline collapse - BBC News

Holidaymakers and airline staff have been left "devastated" by the collapse of flight operator Monarch. Hundreds of people arrived at Leeds Bradford, Gatwick, Birmingham, Luton and Manchester airports to find their flights had been cancelled. Cabin ...and more »

RIP Monarch Airlines: Why lack of innovation meant gradual oblivion - International Business Times UK

When rivals carried more passengers in a month than Monarch managed in a year, the end was all but inevitable. Gaurav Sharma. By Gaurav Sharma. Updated October 2, 2017 17:32 BST. Monarch Airlines planes are seen parked at Manchester airport in the UK ...and more »

Monarch Airlines goes into administration: What went wrong? - The Independent

In its 50th year, Monarch has discovered it is tougher than ever to compete in the most ferocious air travel market in the world: short-haul flights between Britain and Europe. “It's reached the last-chance saloon,” says Paul Charles, former ...and more »

Monarch Airlines collapse: Most travel insurance polices DON'T cover you -

You've done the right thing, have travel insurance in place and then.... Your airline goes bust and your policy won't pay out. It's a scenario people will be finding themselves in this week, after the news that Monarch Airlines entered administration ...and more »

How to get your money back – or get home - if you've booked on Monarch Airlines -

Monarch Airlines went into administration early Monday morning - with 110,000 customers abroad and another 300,000 with flights booked with them. This is what you need to do if you're one of them. Share; 6Comments. By. James AndrewsMoney Editor. 14:01 ...and more »

Heartbreak at Monarch Airlines as 1858 employees are made redundant after travel firm collapses -

It comes after the news that the travel firm has been placed into administration leaving 110,000 customers stranded abroad. Administrators KPMG said 1,858 of around 2,100 people employed across Monarch's airline and tour group had now been made ...and more »

Monarch: Four reasons behind its failure - BBC News

The collapse of Monarch Airlines has affected hundreds of thousands of customers and cast doubt over the future of its 2,100 staff. The carrier's been around for 50 years and was once one of the leading airlines to fly people on their package holidays ...and more »