More than 5,000 people had been returned to the UK from Sharm el-Sheikh by Sunday evening, the Department for Transport said.
Eight flights left the airport on Sunday, returning almost 2,000 passengers to Britain.
In total, 5,298 passengers have now flown back to the UK, the DfT said.
However, thousands of Britons are still waiting to go home. Around 20,000 British travellers were in the Red Sea resort when the Government suspended flights on Wednesday.
8 flights from Sharm el-Sheikh to the UK today. 5,298 passengers have now returned.
Monarch has cancelled all flights to and from Sharm until December 19 as the Government said direct returns would end after November 17.
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