Monarch collapses in Britan's 'biggest airline failure'

04 October, 2017, 00:35 | Author: Barbara Daniel
  • A Monarch customer service office is closed after the airline ceased trading at Manchester airport in Britain

Customers affected by the company's collapse were urged to check the dedicated website monarch.caa.co.uk for advice and information on flights back to the UK.

For passengers coming back to the United Kingdom, we will be working with the Department for Transport and Civil Aviation Authority to facilitate the smooth repatriation of passengers whose return flights have been affected.

"Everyone due to fly in the next [two weeks] will be brought back to the United Kingdom at no cost to them", says the CAA. "It also gives information to those passengers that have future bookings with Monarch but are yet to leave the UK".

Greybull Capital, the private equity firm which took control of Monarch Airlines in 2014, has apologised for the firm's collapse, saying it is "deeply saddened" by the airline falling into administration.

Your stories will help our journalists have a more complete picture of these events and we will use them in our reporting.

British Airways said it is organizing flights with its partner Qatar Airways for the operation, while the CAA said it's working with El Al and more than a dozen other carriers.

Any customers who booked a package holiday directly with Monarch Holidays are ATOL protected and will be able to claim for a refund.

Alitalia has six months of financial support under the deal with the Italian government
Image Alitalia filed for bankruptcy earlier this year

Monarch Airlines, the UK's fifth largest airline, has suddenly ceased operations, leaving more than 100,000 passengers stranded at airports, said a report.

Britain's Monarch Airlines has gone into administration and all flights have been cancelled with 110,000 passengers now overseas, the Civil Aviation Authority said Monday.

"Given the unprecedented scale of this task some disruption is inevitable".

Today (3 October), the CAA plans to operate 58 flights, bringing over 11,000 people back to the UK.

"I am so sorry that thousands now face a cancelled holiday or trip, possible delays getting home and huge inconvenience as a result of our failure", Monarch chief executive Andrew Swaffield told employees.

Monarch, established in 1968, witnesses huge turnout from British people wishing to spend their vacation in warm and sunny destinations, but it is facing challenges due to the severe competition.

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