Barnesy2006
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Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Tue Jun 05, 2007 7:04 pm

Leaving to Sharm El Sheikh in July, just wondering if anyone knew which aircraft type they were using on the route. Its a Sunday departure at 09:00.

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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Tue Jun 05, 2007 7:14 pm

A300 I believe. Has been every time I've been there anyway.
What do you mean you dont have any bourbon? Do you know how far it is to Houston? What kind of airline is this???
 
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Tue Jun 05, 2007 10:28 pm

Nice never been on one would make a nice change. When i was there in January i saw a 757 on the ground but don't know where this came from so was just curious.
 
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Wed Jun 06, 2007 1:41 am

Quoting Barnesy2006 (Thread starter):
Leaving to Sharm El Sheikh in July

I gather from LGW? Will be A300

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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Wed Jun 06, 2007 2:52 am

Aha, perfect excuse. Anyone know what will be operating to Taba from Gatwick on the Friday departure?

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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Wed Jun 06, 2007 4:31 am

Yeah sorry forgot to mention departure airport but your already one step ahead of me as it will be LGW.

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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Wed Jun 06, 2007 7:12 am

Monarch have actually been an A300 down at LGW for the past month or so, and many flights are having to be split between two smaller aircraft, and not necessarily Monarch aircraft either. It is scheduled to be an A300, however things may change.

Had you been booked on the 10:15 flight, you'd be on the A330.

Quoting A340600 (Reply 4):

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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Wed Jun 06, 2007 7:02 pm

Quoting Planesarecool (Reply 6):
Monarch have actually been an A300 down at LGW for the past month or so, and many flights are having to be split between two smaller aircraft, and not necessarily Monarch aircraft either. It is scheduled to be an A300, however things may change.

Us up at Manchester tend to suffer with the flight split, we had a CFU flight, scheduled to be an A300, had to be split in a 757 and Flightline MD80, and the flight the 757 was scheduled to do was covered by an Air Italy 757.

Last summer the LXR flights were split into an A320 and 757, 757 most of the time from Titan.

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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:27 am

I had to wash the Titan 757 (G-ZAPX) in STN 2 months ago and it was rotten!!!!!
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:34 am

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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:47 am

Quoting Jetset7E7 (Reply 3):
I gather from LGW? Will be A300

From what I see it will either be a 767 or A330 for LGW-SSH in July.

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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Thu Jun 07, 2007 12:52 am

Quoting Jetset7E7 (Reply 7):
Last summer the LXR flights were split into an A320 and 757, 757 most of the time from Titan

Titan have been operating a lot of the Gatwick flights too. When shorter flights are split, they are usually split into a 757 and a Titan 737. The longer flights, such as SSH are using 2 757's.

We've had a EuroAtlantic 757 and a BMI A321 pretty much perminantly based over the past few weeks or so, operating split flights and also covering for the late entry into service of the ex-BMI A321's. On top of that, from what i can remember, Mytravel, Air Italy, Girjet and Titan have also operated odd replacement charters for them. The long haul aircraft have also had to cover many of the flights they wouldn't normally operate.
 
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Thu Jun 07, 2007 1:53 am

How is that that airlines that take these flight on have to use other carriers? Do they take on to many routes for the aircraft they have or is is due to maintainence and operational reasons?
 
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Thu Jun 07, 2007 4:12 am

Quoting Planesarecool (Reply 11):
We've had a EuroAtlantic 757 and a BMI A321 pretty much perminantly based over the past few weeks or so,

I thought I caught a BMI A321 go past the other day on an 08R departure and assumed it would be opping for MON. I've also been noticing a lot more MON 757's departing than usual, including that special liveried one for the clubbers.

I hope nothing gets messed up for my Taba flight and I end up with even less legroom, 29 inches is horrific for such a journey, 28 would be even worse and a difference I think would be apparent during 5 hours. It's a thomson flight anyway so as much as I like the interiors of the TOM 757's the legroom is an issue.
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Thu Jun 07, 2007 4:24 am

I flew Thomson 763 to SSH a couple of years ago from MAN and the legroom was fine, really nice flight.
 
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Thu Jun 07, 2007 4:59 am

Quoting Barnesy2006 (Reply 14):
I flew Thomson 763 to SSH a couple of years ago from MAN and the legroom was fine, really nice flight.

The 767-300 is their international aircraft, the 757 not. The 763, I think don't quote me, with Thomson had 30 inches legroom before the re-fit, the 75's have 28.
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Fri Jun 08, 2007 12:14 am

Quoting A340600 (Reply 13):
I hope nothing gets messed up for my Taba flight and I end up with even less legroom, 29 inches is horrific for such a journey, 28 would be even worse and a difference I think would be apparent during 5 hours. It's a thomson flight anyway so as much as I like the interiors of the TOM 757's the legroom is an issue.

Shouldn't have a problem, the Taba flights tend to be operated by the 'ER' aircraft (G-MONJ/K), and therefore aren't usually affected, and with any luck they'll be operating all flights under their own metal by July anyway.
 
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Fri Jun 08, 2007 12:27 am

Quoting Planesarecool (Reply 16):
Shouldn't have a problem, the Taba flights tend to be operated by the 'ER' aircraft (G-MONJ/K),

Do these aircraft have extra legroom? Or still 29?
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Fri Jun 08, 2007 1:10 am

Quoting A340600 (Reply 15):

The 767-300 is their international aircraft, the 757 not. The 763, I think don't quote me, with Thomson had 30 inches legroom before the re-fit, the 75's have 28.

If you're referring to TOM's 763s then they are used on both short-haul and long-haul, but configured differently to suit. ZB's 763 seems to be on long-haul mostly but on the occasional short/medium haul flight.

I believe that all of ZB's 757s are to be in charter config this Summer so I doubt they'll have extra legroom.
 
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Fri Jun 08, 2007 1:13 am

To steal the thread a little bit I'm booked onto the following Monarch flights next month...

ZB580 MAN-FAO Monday 9th July
ZB581 FAO-MAN Monday 16th July

I'm expecting an A321 on both of these flights but wanted to make sure of it.
 
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Fri Jun 08, 2007 1:57 am

Why are Monarch down an A300?

Just curious, the first two aircraft I ever flew on were their A3B6's  Smile

Quoting Barnesy2006 (Reply 12):
How is that that airlines that take these flight on have to use other carriers? Do they take on to many routes for the aircraft they have or is is due to maintainence and operational reasons?

Charter carriers try and keep their fleet in the air for as long as possible by having very tightly packed schedules, the more flights they make, the more money the airline gets (the airline gets the money for operating the flight even if its almost empty as it is 'chartered' from a tour operator). Unfortunatly when an aircraft goes tech the schedules start to go to pot, aircraft may be jiggled around in an effort to keep everything running as smooth as possible and keeping delays to a minimum but they just can't afford to have an aircraft sat around as a back up, although sometimes an aircraft will have say a few hours downtime in which it can cover for another aircraft. Some airlines have spare aircraft (or at least aircraft which are not currently doing anything) and they will get a call from an airline in need and they will send one of their own aircraft out. I've operated numerous "subcharters" myself, almost all of them were arranged several hours to days in advance (so the delay is almost none existent because the airline knew they were going to have a problem - like the aircraft arrives with a fault which will take hours to repair).

Glad to see Monarch are still working those 757s hard  Smile

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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Fri Jun 08, 2007 3:11 am

I would never fly BY again after having to endure LGW-PFO on one of their 757's, worst flight ever, legs round my neck at 6' tall.
 
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Fri Jun 08, 2007 3:41 am

You can see then why airlines like Titan do so well. They obviously buy aircraft that are needed to cover the charter airlines. I believe they get there 767 next year not sure of what type though but i'm sure it'll fit nicely into the charter airlines fleet if needed.
 
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Fri Jun 08, 2007 7:38 am

Quoting Boeing74741R (Reply 19):
To steal the thread a little bit I'm booked onto the following Monarch flights next month...

ZB580 MAN-FAO Monday 9th July
ZB581 FAO-MAN Monday 16th July

I'm expecting an A321 on both of these flights but wanted to make sure of it.

Spot on.

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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Sat Jun 09, 2007 6:38 am

Quoting GLAGAZ (Reply 23):
Spot on.

Gaz

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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Sat Jun 09, 2007 8:16 am

Quoting FlyingColours (Reply 20):
Why are Monarch down an A300?

Not entirely sure, as far as I know it had been up in Manchester since early last month. It (G-MONR) re-entered service today, so hopefully normal service can be resumed.

Quoting A340600 (Reply 17):
Do these aircraft have extra legroom? Or still 29?

Still 29 as far as i know.

Quoting Barnesy2006 (Reply 22):
You can see then why airlines like Titan do so well. They obviously buy aircraft that are needed to cover the charter airlines.

Absolutely. They also operate many VIP flights. In fact, last year I was at Luton on one day, and both Titan 757's were in - one taking the England football team to Skopje and the other bringing in a group of musicians.
 
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Sat Jun 09, 2007 9:17 pm

It seems that a lot of the MON 75s have gone down to LGW this summer, from the looks of things the flying programme has been reduced out of MAN with the 757 this year and much fewer sched services seem to be going on the 75, if any.

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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Sun Jun 10, 2007 2:46 am

The APX of Titan has the old seats of Iberia but good configuration, 195Y.
Much better than the 215Y of the IDC and IDM of BMI.

So much Monarch subcharters this summer, what happens?
 
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RE: Which Monarch Aircraft Will This Be?

Sun Jun 10, 2007 5:48 am

Quoting StationManager (Reply 27):
The APX of Titan has the old seats of Iberia but good configuration, 195Y.
Much better than the 215Y of the IDC and IDM of BMI.

Titan (G-ZAPX) was in VIP config when i was on it last week, bout 100 seats i think!!

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