Tag: Thomas Cook Airlines

Thomas Cook Considers Selling its Airlines

Reading Time: 1 minute Thomas Cook, one of the world’s leading travel groups, announced a strategic review of its Group Airline in order to get greater financial flexibility and invest in its focus area – own-brand hotel portfolio. Selling the Group Airline could become one of the options. Group Airline consists of 4 airlines: Thomas Cook Airlines UK, Condor Germany, […]

Thomas Cook Boeing 757 Engine Shuts Down in Flight near Lanzarote

Reading Time: 1 minute A Thomas Cook Airlines Boeing 757-300,  performing flight  from London Gatwick to Arrecife with 284 people on board, had been enroute at FL350 and was descending towards Lanzarote/Arrecife when the crew received indication of the failure of one of the engines (RB211), declared emergency, shut the engine down and continued to Arrecife for a safe […]

Thomas Cook Pilots Plan To Take Strike Action In Pay Dispute

Reading Time: 1 minute The British Airline Pilots’ Association (BALPA) has authorised a strike in Thomas Cook Airlines following a ballot in which 91% of pilots voted to take action in a dispute over their 2017 pay negotiations. The turnout in the ballot was 88%. The dispute follows nearly eight months of negotiations over a pay rise that was […]

Smoke On Board Of Thomas Cook B753 Prompts Evacuation Before Departure

Reading Time: 1 minute A Thomas Cook Boeing 757-300 with 251 passengers and 9 crew was about to depart from Hurghada when smoke appeared in the cabin prompting the flight crew to initiate an evacuation via slides onto the runway. A number of people received injuries as result of the evacuation. The airline reported all 251 customers and 9 […]

Thomas Cook A330 Loses Its Winglet And Suffers Low Engine Oil Pressure

Reading Time: 1 minute A Thomas Cook Airlines Scandinavia Airbus A330 was performing flight from Manchester to Holguin in Cuba with 322 people on board, when the crew advised of a minor technical problem and requested to hold to enter a hold, the controller instructed the flight to turn left onto a heading of 180. The crew subsequently decided […]

Thomas Cook Flight From Glasgow to Spain Makes an Emergency Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute A flight travelling to Mallorca has diverted to Manchester Airport after a bird was sucked into one of its engines. The Thomas Cook Airlines flight TCX47MG departed from Glasgow at 6.17am and was due to arrive in Spain. But the plane made an unscheduled landing at around 6.45am at Manchester Airport. The Thomas Cook flight […]