Monarch moves as UK charter traffic continues long decline
Monarch Airlines, the London Luton-based airline, recently announced it would move more aggressively into the scheduled market from 2012. Monarch, originally a charter airline, has played in both the charter and scheduled markets in recent years, as demand for charter traffic has waned due to the aggressive expansion of LCCs in the UK. [1041 words]
Unlock the following content in this report:
- The decline of the package holiday
- 'Not an attempt to take on LCCs'
- New routes planned for 2012
- Fare structure and GDS participation to change
Graphs and data:
- UK charter traffic 2005-2010
- London Gatwick capacity by carrier type
- Manchester Airport capacity by carrier type
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