Who they are
Avro specialises in the sale of charter flights to travel companies. They also sell directly to the public. They are now the largest provider of charter flights to the travel trade in the UK, with sales of over 1 million seats a year from a wide range of airlines. With over 20 years in the business Avro have impressive specialist knowledge of the air travel business. Avro is part of the Monarch Group, which now employs around 3,000 people. Sister companies include leading UK travel names like Cosmos Holidays, Archers Direct, Cosmos Tours & Cruises, and somewhere2stay.com. Avro is a member of the Association of British Travel Agents (ABTA) and offers flights with ATOL financial protection.
What they do
Avro Flights has built a solid reputation for low prices, efficient service and a high level of seat availability. Flights are available all year round. Destinations include many of the UK’s summer and winter favourites. They are also a good source of air travel in the Christmas and Easter periods. They operate from a wide choice of UK airports that includes Gatwick, Luton, Manchester, Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow and East Midlands. The website has brief destination guides. Customers looking for extras like car hire and insurance are directed through to sister company Monarch.
Avro Flights have consistently won travel industry awards over the years. These include The Travel Bulletin ‘Top Charter Seat Only Company’, the Travel Trust Association ‘Best Charter Operator’, The British Travel Awards ‘Best Seat Only Operator’, the Travel Trade Gazette ‘Top Seat Only Company’ and the Travel Weekly ‘Best Charter Seat Only Company’.
Where they fly
Avro have an especially wide choice of flights to Majorca, Minorca and the Canary Islands. Spanish mainland destinations include Alicante, Almeria, Malaga, Murcia and Barcelona. Destinations in Greece include Chania, Kefalonia, Heraklion, Lefkas, Paphos and Preveza. Avro is an excellent source of flights to Eastern Mediterranean countries like Turkey, Bulgaria and Cyprus. Turkey destinations include Antalya, Bodrum, Bourgas and Dalaman. Current European destinations include Faro in Portugal and Dubrovnik in Croatia. Avro also sells charter flights to Egypt and The Gambia. Long-haul destinations include Caribbean destinations in Florida, Mexico and the Dominican Republic.