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Monarch Cabin Crew Requirements & Information

Monarch Airlines (typically shortened to Monarch) is a British low-cost airline which operates out of 5 UK airports, they are also one of the oldest in the UK.

In October 2016 Monarch airlines was on the brink of financial collapse. However, Andrew Swaffield, Monarch’s chief executive quoted Monarch Airlines is “ready to overcome the hurdles of economic uncertainty”. He apologised for the uncertainty of recent weeks and sought to reassure customers about its long-term future following an eleventh hour, £165 million bailout.

The cash injection by owners Greybull Capital secures the UK travel giant its Atol licence for another 12 months, without which it would have been forced to stop selling flights and holidays.

To be Cabin Crew, Monarch requires you to:

  • An understanding in the airline industry and role of cabin crew
  • Good standard of secondary education
  • High standard of physical fitness
  • Minimum age 18
  • Height 157.5 cm – 187 cm
  • Living within 90 minutes of the airport
  • Holder of a full EU passport (with unrestricted world-wide travel)
  • Capable of swimming 25 meters and treading water for one minute unaided
  • No tattos, body piercings, ear/face or tooth gems should be visible whilst in uniform. Tattoos should not be visible in uniform which includes a short sleeved shirt or blouse.
  • Satisfactory UK criminal record checks and overseas criminal record checks (if applicable) as well as passing a UK company medical

Monarch Cabin Crew Salary

The typical Monarch Airlines Cabin Crew salary starts at around £15-16,000, however this will be more depending on how much you fly, commissions and stopovers.

Monarch Crew Bases

Monarch has its head office at Luton Airport, it’s other hubs are Birmingham, Leeds/Bradford, Gatwick and Manchester

Monarch Company Facts

Andrew Swaffield, CEO

Fleet Size: Monarch have a fleet of more than 34 aircraft covering 43 destinations. They current have 30 Boeing 737 Max 8’s on order which will be delivered in 2018.

Updated 12/2016

About Kim Osborn

Kim is an ex British Airways cabin crew member employed for 28 years as an on board manager. She left BA at the beginning of 2013 having experienced a lifestyle of both long and short haul flying. She has developed and coached numerous cabin crew, whilst on board the aircraft, throughout her flying career

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