Tag: Thomas Cook

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 to Launch Spanish Subsidiary in Mallorca

Reading Time: 1 minute Thomas Cook Group Airlines has announced that it has applied for a Spanish Air Operator’s Certificate (AOC) for a new Mallorca based airline and plans to launch its new airline, Thomas Cook Airlines Balearics, from spring 2018. “With our new airline, we are able to counter seasonal fluctuations, plan more cheaply and offer our customers […]

Lufthansa Set To Land Air Berlin Assets

Reading Time: 2 minutes Germany’s Air Berlin filed for insolvency in August and its creditors are now discussing how to carve it up. Lufthansa is set to pick up a large part of insolvent rival Air Berlin, and easyJet is also still in the running for some assets, two sources familiar with the matter said. Air Berlin’s creditors met […]

Thomas Cook Launches Economy Plus

Reading Time: 1 minute UK leisure carrier Thomas Cook Airlines will launch Economy PLUS service on its short- and medium-haul flights from Nov. 1. The new product offering includes services such as priority boarding, an increased luggage allowance and complimentary drinks inflight. Economy PLUS will supplement Thomas Cook’s existing Economy fare, giving customers the option to add small, but […]

SmartLynx Signs Wet Lease Agreement With Thomas Cook

Reading Time: 2 minutes SmartLynx Airlines signed ACMI wet lease agreement with Thomas Cook Airlines. According to it SmartLynx leases to Thomas Cook Airlines two aircrafts A320, MSN 533 and MSN 1873 with Latvian Registration Marks YL-LCL and YL-LCO respectively. Aircraft YL-LCL will operate from base in Birmingham International Airport (BHX), England, and YL-LCO – from base in London […]

Lufthansa, Thomas Cook and TUI Resumes Flights To Turkey

Reading Time: 1 minute Lufthansa and tour operators Thomas Cook and TUI have resumed flights to Turkey following the failed coup against President Tayyip Erdogan. Turkey widened a crackdown on suspected supporters of the military coup attempt, taking the number of people rounded up in the armed forces and judiciary to 6,000. The government said it was in full […]