Monarch Fallout Continues…

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THE UK CAA has disbanded the virtualairline it created to repatriate thousandsof holiday makers stranded abroadfollowing the collapse of Monarch Airlines. The final service arrived in London/Luton from Tel Aviv during theearly hours of October 16, bringing toa close a two-week flying programmeduring which 85,000 passengers werereturned to six airports across the UKfrom more than 30 destinations in 14countries. Over the fortnight, the fleet of60 aircraft from 27 airlines around theworld operated 570 flights, accumulatingmore than 1.5 million miles (2.4 millionkilometres) in the process.

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