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Monarch Airlines goes into administration - The Economist

JUST before dawn on October 2nd, passengers booked to fly on Monarch Airlines began to receive texts informing them that their flights had been cancelled. This was the first news that Britain's fifth-biggest airline had ceased trading and is now in ...and more »

The biggest airline failures of all time, from Trump Shuttle to Laker Airways -

Following the collapse of Primera Air, whose fleet of seven aircraft served 41 destinations, we look back at other notable airline failures. Monarch. 2017. The collapse of Monarch last year sparked Britain's biggest ever peacetime repatriation. Around ...and more »

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

Civil Aviation Authority says it is taking action to get 110,000 people back to UK, with 750,000 future bookings cancelled. Everything you need to know about the Monarch collapse · Tell us how you have been affected · Gwyn Topham · @GwynTopham.and more »

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

Monarch no longer reigns. The Luton-based airline, which was about to mark its 50th anniversary, went into administration early on Monday, triggering uncertainty for customers and a huge effort to get people already on holiday back to the UK. The ...and more »

Heartbreak for Monarch staff and passengers after 4am airline collapse - The Independent

Passengers booked on the first wave of Monarch flights were already at five UK airports, baffled at being unable to check in, when a brief text arrived announcing their holidays had been wrecked: “Important! Monarch has stopped operating,” read the ...and more »

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: 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 »

Monarch flights cancelled as airline ceases trading - BBC News

Monarch Airlines has ceased trading and all its future flights and holidays have been cancelled, affecting hundreds of thousands of customers. About 860,000 people have lost bookings and more than 30 planes will be sent by the Civil Aviation Authority ...and more »

Monarch becomes Europe's third airline to fail in five months - World Finance

British low-cost carrier Monarch Airlines filed for insolvency on October 2, marking the biggest ever collapse in the UK's aviation industry. The airline's bankruptcy makes it the third European operator to fail in the last five months. Monarch's ...and more »

Hundreds of Manchester-based Monarch staff will be out of work before Christmas after airline went bust - Manchester Evening News

Almost 500 Monarch staff based at Manchester Airport woke today (Monday) to an uncertain future after losing their jobs as the airline went bust. They are among 2,100 former employees out of work nationally as all flights were cancelled. At Manchester ...and more »