Monarch has added an additional 430,000 seats as it put more of next winter’s schedule on sale.

Routes for winter 2017-18 inlcude flights from Birmingham, Leeds Bradford, Gatwick, Luton and Manchester airports.

Ski routes, including Turin, Salzburg, Innsbruck, Lyon and Grenoble, are available.

A Luton service to Ovda, the gateway to Eilat and the Red Sea, is on sale for the third successive winter as UK as Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt remains off limits to UK airlines

More flights have also been added by Monarch on winter sun routes to the Canary Islands and destinations in mainland Spain such as Malaga and Alicante.

The airline will also be extending its flying programme from Manchester to Kittila in Finnish Lapland, with scheduled flights now available in January and February.

This follows an Arctic Experience programme launched from Gatwick last winter.

There is now an extended range of Lapland holidays available through Monarch Holidays from both Gatwick and Manchester.

The winter schedule has already seen more frequencies to some of the airline’s most popular leisure destinations, with more “sociable” flight times. Lead-in fares start at £29 one-way from Gatwick to Geneva.

The remainder of the schedule will be added soon.

Monarch head of network development, Marjan Schoeke, said: “We are pleased to be putting the majority of our ski flights on sale, as well as providing more choice to our most popular winter destinations. In total another 430,000 seats are now available for winter 2017/18.

“Customers now have a wide choice of popular ski, winter sun and city break destinations to choose from when booking their holidays.”