More passengers have been flying from Doncaster's Robin Hood Airport. Numbers are up seven percent on the same time last year. It's thought flights to popular European destinations are beind the rise.
Starting in December the scheduled airline will begin flying to France and Germany. The company is expected to reveal more routes to favourite summer destinations later this morning.
Monarch airlines has announced it is to launch new flights from Leeds Bradford International Airport - to Grenoble in France and Munich in Germany. The three weekly flights to Grenoble and two weekly flights to Munich will begin in December.
Both airports are known for their excellent links to ski resorts covering the Alps in France, Switzerland, Bavaria and Austria. Monarch now runs a total of 87 routes across Europe from Leeds Bradford International, Manchester, Birmingham and London airports.
Tony Hallwood, Leeds Bradford Airport’s Commercial Director, said: “We are delighted to welcome the introduction of Monarch to Leeds Bradford Airport offering two new exciting ski routes serving the French and Austrian Alps.”