A NEW route from Gibraltar to BirminghamAirport has been launched by Monarch airlines.

The flights to and from Gibraltar will operate three times a week on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday until the end of April and then Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday from then on.

Monarch Airlines’ managing director, Kevin George, said: “Gibraltar has always been a popular route for Monarch Airlines’ passengers and it’s great now that we can offer this service from the West Midlands.”