Monarch Airlines Logo

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Monarch Airlines is a British airline that specializes in charter and scheduled flights. The company was previously owned by Greybull Capital but ceased operations in 2017. Monarch Airlines employed over 2,500 staff members and operated from several UK bases, including London Gatwick Airport and Manchester Airport.

Meaning and history

Monarch Airlines Logo history
Monarch Airlines was a British airline that operated from 1968 to 2017. It served as a popular leisure carrier, offering flights to numerous destinations in Europe and beyond. Monarch Airlines was known for its affordable fares, friendly service, and holiday-focused routes. However, the airline faced financial challenges, leading to its administration and subsequent closure in 2017. Monarch Airlines played a significant role in the UK travel industry, providing convenient and accessible air travel options for holidaymakers before its unfortunate demise.

What is Monarch Airlines?
Monarch Airlines was a British airline that operated scheduled flights to various destinations. It was founded in 1967 and primarily served leisure destinations in Europe, North Africa, and the Caribbean. However, Monarch Airlines ceased operations in 2017 and entered administration, leading to the closure of the airline.

1978 – 2002

Monarch Airlines Logo 1978
The logo, created for Monarch Airlines in 1978, featured a combination of a title case lettering and a pretty simple emblem, composed of a capital letter “M” with a solid black rhombus, making the letter look like a crow with three peaks and three roundel’s above them. The inscription was also set in black, and used an extra bold sans-serif typeface.

2002 – 2009

Monarch Airlines Logo 2002
The redesign of 2002 has kept the idea of the original emblem, but refined and modernized the contours of all elements and switched the color palette of Monarch Airlines’ visual identity to blue and yellow. The emblem was now placed on the left from the wordmark, which got its typeface changed to a contemporary sans-serif.

2009 – 2011

Monarch Airlines Logo 2009
In 2009 the Monarch Airlines badge was changed again, and the graphical part of the badge was completely removed. Now the badge was composed of just lowercase lettering in dark blue, set in a modern sans-serif typeface with slightly rounded contours of the characters.

2011 – 2017

Monarch Airlines Logo
The last logo in the air carrier’s history was created in 2011 and used the original idea of the logo, with the crown-like emblem and a title case wordmark. It was the logo from 2002, but drawn in solid purple color on a white background; with no additional shades or elements.