Monarch flight cancellations

Friday 16, April 2010


Monarch flight cancellations


The volcanic ash cloud drifting over the UK has resulted in the ongoing closure of UK airspace and forced the cancellation and suspension of all Monarch flights departing the UK before 13.00 on Friday 16 April 2010.



Passengers booked to travel on suspended Monarch charter flights (MON flight numbers) are advised to contact their Tour Operator.


Affected flights include:

Monarch scheduled flights

ZB272/3 Gatwick/Tenerife/Gatwick
ZB144/5 Gatwick/Tenerife/Gatwick
ZB564/5 Manchester/Tenerife/Manchester
ZB286/7 Gatwick/Tenerife/Gatwick
ZB214/5 Gatwick/Faro/Gatwick
ZB574/5 Manchester/Gibraltar/Manchester
ZB654/5 Manchester/Malaga/Manchester
ZB516/7 Manchester/Barcelona/Manchester
ZB288/9 Gatwick/Tenerife/Gatwick
ZB764/5 Gatwick/Mahon/Gatwick
ZB894/5 Luton/Tenerife/Luton
ZB496/7 Birmingham/Alicante/Birmingham
ZB970/1 Birmingham/Malaga/Birmingham
ZB736/7 Gatwick/Malaga/Gatwick
ZB546/7 Manchester/Lanzarote/Manchester
ZB038/9 Luton/Mahon/Luton
ZB942/3 Birmingham/Mahon/Birmingham
ZB264/5 Gatwick/Alicante/Gatwick
ZB402/3 Birmingham/Faro/Birmingham
ZB580/1 Birmingham/Faro/Birmingham
ZB580/1 Manchester/Faro/Manchester
ZB698/9 Manchester/Mahon/Manchester


Monarch charter flights

MON4514/5 Gatwick/Banjul/Gatwick
MON6382/3 Manchester/Goa/Manchester


Suspended from 15 April 2010

MON4372/3 Gatwick/Goa/Gatwick
MON6814/5 Gatwick/Sharm el Shiekh/Gatwick
MON4952/3 Manchester/Sharm el Shiekh/Manchester


All passengers booked to travel on cancelled Monarch scheduled flights (ZB flight numbers) are advised to contact the Monarch Customer Contact Centre on the numbers below to rebook an alternative flight departing within 30 days or to arrange a full refund. Customers are advised that high call volumes into Monarch's


Customer Contact Centre are resulting in long call waiting times and are asked to be patient whilst their call is answered.


You can also email us your re-booking or refund requests - just click here and fill out our email contact form, selecting the enquiry type of "FLIGHT CANCELLATIONS due to volcanic ash" and select whether you are requesting a refund or a re-booking. Please ensure you enter your booking reference number so that we can respond to your rebook / refund request as promptly as possible.

08719 40 50 40 - if calling from the UK
+44 8719 40 50 40 - if calling from overseas on a UK mobile
800 099 260 - if calling from Spain or the Canary Islands
20041169 - if calling from Gibraltar
800 860270 - if calling from Portugal
800 95242 - if calling from Cyprus


Customers wishing to change the date of their scheduled flight (if departing in at least four hours time) can do so online by visiting the Manage Flight Bookings area of and selecting the "change a flight" option. Any fees or fare difference incurred for the date change can then be claimed back by contacting Monarch at a later date via phone, email or post.


Note - online date changes are only available for scheduled flight customers who booked their flight directly with Monarch.


All passengers booked to travel on cancelled Monarch scheduled (ZB flight numbers), who booked via Cosmos or Avro are advised to contact Cosmos or Avro.




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