January 17, 2012 13:48 ET

Monarch Airlines and Alexandra Burke to Cheer on Saints at Upcoming Munster Match

LONDON, UNITED KINGDOM--(Marketwire - Jan. 17, 2012) - Leading scheduled airline, Monarch, the elite sponsor for Northampton Saints will be providing an eXtra special performance for Saints fans at the upcoming match against Munster. Chart-topping singer and Xfactor winner, Alexandra Burke will be performing pre-match at the stadiumMK on Saturday, January 21st.

The singer, whose Xfactor win saw her go on to sell over four million records and receive three Brit Award nominations, holds the current European record for the most number of singles sold in the first 24 hours of release, with 105,000 copies of 'Hallelujah' being bought in a single day.

In the run up to this Saturday's match, Monarch Airlines will be offering 25 pairs of "best-seats-in-the-house" tickets to the SOLD OUT Saints vs. Munster Heineken Cup Match, plus a chance to join Alexandra Burke in the exclusive Monarch Lounge after the match. Entrants will automatically receive a discount code via text for £10 off return flights for use on any route on the airlines scheduled network, including their new Italian flights to Venice and flights to Rome.*

Attendees at this weekends' match will be also able to take advantage of Monarch Airlines' special 'Match Day' competition to win one of 50 pairs of tickets for exclusive access to the Monarch Lounge after the game, where five lucky winners and their guests will have a personal meet and greet with Alexandra Burke.

Entrants of the competition will be automatically entered into a prize draw for the chance to win one of five pairs of return flights on Monarch new routes to Italy.

The Monarch Lounge will also provide buy one get one free on drink as well as complimentary snacks.

*Competition Entries:

To enter the competition for a chance to win match tickets and a chance to meet Alexandra Burke, simply text SAINTS plus answer A, B or C and your name to the following question;

Which four new destinations in Italy are Monarch flying to?

A) Venice, Rome, Milan, Dubrovnik

B) Rome, Milan, Venice, Verona

C) Rome, Venice, Verona, Barcelona

Text SAINTS plus answer A, B or C plus your name to 87474

Texts cost £1 plus one standard network charge (10-12p)

Enter by 5.00pm on Thursday 19th January 2012 for your chance to win. Winners will be notified by text on Friday 20th January 2012. Full terms and conditions see:

The stadiumMK turnstiles will open at 3:30pm.

The pre-match entertainment featuring Alexandra Burke will start at approximately 5pm.

Monarch operates scheduled and charter flights from a number of UK airports, including Birmingham, London Gatwick, London Luton and Manchester. Scheduled flights operate to destinations throughout Spain, Portugal, Cyprus, Italy, Croatia, Greece, Egypt, Turkey and Gibraltar. In addition to flights, Monarch also now offers a huge range of great value holidays, accommodation options, car hire and travel insurance.

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