Monarch Airlines has announced its intention to set up a new base at Birmingham International Airport offering flights to Tenerife and Malaga as from next Summer. Until now Monarch only offered flights to Spain from Luton, Gatwick and Manchester airports. Airline directors have said the new routes linking Birmingham airport to Spain will result in an additional 250.000 passangers next year.
According to Tim Jeans, managing director of Monarch Scheduled “Today’s announcement represents a massive expansion in our programme, but is just the beginning of our longer term plan to drive the business forward.Birmingham can look forward to the addition of many more routes in the future, making travel from the region easier and more affordable than ever before.”
Monarch has also announced new routes from Manchester to Almería (4 days per week) and Madrid (daily) aswell as more frequent flights to Málaga.
Flights from Birmingham to Spain start from £39 one way and go on sale today at http://www.flymonarch.com