Daily Archives: October 11, 2017

Flights cancelled as Monarch Airlines goes into administration

Sur in English reports:

Alternative flights are being arranged for British holidaymakers due to fly out of Malaga airport in the next two weeks
The company ceased trading as of Monday, leaving as many as 110,000 tourists abroad without a flight back to the UK.

The UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has said that it will provide alternative flights for the 110,000 tourists left stranded by the collapse of Monarch Airlines. Many of them are on the Costa del Sol.

As from today, Monday, Monarch Airlines ceased trading and entered administration said the CAA, cancelling all future flights and holidays.

The British Government, who through the CAA will provide alternative flights for all UK-bound flights until 15 October, has described the operation as the “biggest ever peacetime repatriation” as its prepares “to fly 110,000 Monarch passengers back to the UK at no cost to them”.

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