Monarch launches new winter route from member Leeds Bradford Airport

Published 25th Jun 2014 by Events

​Monarch, the leading scheduled airline to leisure destinations, has announced a new route from member Leeds Bradford Airport to Gran Canaria for winter 2014/15.

The route from Leeds Bradfor Airport will begin on 8th November 2014 operating on a Monday and a Saturday, flights to Barcelona will also be added to the winter schedule. The flights to the Catalan capital will depart on a Monday and a Friday, starting on 13th February 2015. 

All flights are now on sale, to book visit the Monarch website. Gran Canaria is the third Canary Island that Monarch flies to from Leeds Bradford. This new winter addition accompanies Lanzarote and Tenerife and is a popular destination for winter sun. 

The ever popular Barcelona is rich in culture and tradition and is perfect for a city break but now, with its new winter flights from Leeds Bradford can also be a gateway to the slopes. With the resorts of Soldeu and Arinsal in Andorra just three hours away, it provides you with the perfect winter break. 

Monarch Airlines’ Managing Director, Andrew Swaffield said: “We are delighted to expand our winter programme from Leeds Bradford airport with the new route to Gran Canaria, and additional flights to Barcelona. These destinations provide customers with even  more variety from their local airport, as well as giving them the options of both sun and ski winter breaks. Once on board, customers will enjoy being looked after by our cabin crew who have recently received Olympics-inspired customer service training.” 

Tony Hallwood, Aviation Development & Marketing Director at Leeds Bradford Airport, said: ‘’We welcome the introduction of two new winter 14/15 routes to complement Monarch’s existing schedule at Leeds Bradford.

With the addition of twice weekly services to both Gran Canaria and Barcelona, Monarch is now offering six routes from Yorkshire’s gateway airport this winter. So whether you are looking for some winter sun, treating yourself to a relaxing beach holiday or taking a well-deserved city break, Monarch now offer their widest ever choice of flights from Leeds Bradford, backed by their excellent on-board service.’’

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