"I had a text message saying 'don't go to the airport'"

"I had a text message saying 'don't go to the airport'"

Published at 12:18pm 2nd October 2017. (Updated at 12:45pm 2nd October 2017)

A Harrogate woman, due to fly with Monarch Airlines, has been describing how she found out her flights had been cancelled.

Georgina Stockdale had been expecting to travel with her partner on Wednesday.

But she woke this morning to find a text message informing her of the company's collapse.

110-thousand UK holidaymakers are currently abroad, 300-thousand future bookings have been cancelled and 750-thousand people are affected.

Georgina, who's now been able to book flights with another carrier, has been speaking to Stray FM's Alice Sofield:

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