Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Monarch Airlines kicks off East Midlands-Malta route

Monarch Airlines started off its East Midlands-Malta operation with the first flight – an Airbus A321 – touching down yesterday, Tuesday 7th May, at 2025hrs and welcomed by a water arch on the taxiway by the Malta Airport Fire & Rescue team.

Passengers were welcomed with flowers handed out by dancers in traditional Maltese costumes, courtesy of the Malta Tourism Authority. Malta airport also prepared a cake for the occasion, highlighting the airline's brand, the Maltese flag and the Union Jack. (Source: Monarch Airlines, 8-May-2013)