Monarch chief quits Abu Dhabi convention as travel firm's licence deadline looms
The boss of Monarch has pulled out of a public speaking engagement just one day before the travel firm's operating licence is due to expire.
Andrew Swaffield, chief executive of Monarch Group, was scheduled to talk about the impact of Brexit at UK travel trade association Abta's annual convention on Tuesday.
But the event's host, ITV broadcaster Chris Ship, told the audience at the Yas Viceroy hotel in Abu Dhabi that Mr Swaffield could not attend as he has had "a very busy couple of weeks".
Last month Monarch was forced to deny "negative speculation" that it is in... read more
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