Articles Tagged ‘Thomas Cook’

Manchester Airport: presently, six flybe routes could feed Virgin Atlantic

Manchester Airport: presently, six flybe routes could feed Virgin Atlantic

Manchester Airport is to be the UK’s ‘hub of the north’. anna’s James Davis chats with Julian Carr and Robert Smith about this plan.

The UK ends ban to Sharm El Sheikh; it had 1.2 million passengers

The UK ends ban to Sharm El Sheikh; it had 1.2 million passengers

The UK ban to Sharm El Sheikh has been lifted. In 2015, 15 UK airports had service to Sharm, carrying nearly 1.2m passengers.

Cuba lights a cigar to celebrate 18% annual growth; Sunwing #1 carrier

Cuba lights a cigar to celebrate 18% annual growth; Sunwing #1 carrier

Due to the US economic embargo on Cuba which has lasted for nearly 50 years, there are no scheduled flights between the two nations. So which nation is the top country market?


Manchester persuades Ryanair to open base, and then recruits its Director of New Route Development!

Manchester persuades Ryanair to open base, and then recruits its Director of New Route Development!

The UK’s busiest airport outside of London has had an up-and-down last 10 years. easyJet has been growing fast since 2008 and Ryanair is about to open a base with 20 new routes. But which are the leading airlines, and which LCC is returning this winter after a four year absence? And which other carriers […]

Condor launches two new North American routes from Frankfurt; Antalya now served from 13 German airports

Condor launches two new North American routes from Frankfurt; Antalya now served from 13 German airports

Condor used to fly over half of its passengers between Germany and Spain but it has gradually cut back its Spanish flying. At which airports does it still focus on Spanish flights and which other destinations are popular? Which destinations are new for 2011?

Tunisia’s Enfidha-Hammamet airport welcomes Europe’s charter airlines after transfer from Monastir

Tunisia’s Enfidha-Hammamet airport welcomes Europe’s charter airlines after transfer from Monastir

Building a new airport to reduce travel times to hotel resorts is an expensive way to attract more tour operators but that’s what Tunisia appears to have done. Which airlines are operating flights from which airports across Europe and what’s happening at Monastir airport now that many services have moved to Enfidha?


Monarch doubles Cyprus network; Paphos joins Larnaca in summer schedule; passenger numbers down 8% in 2010

Monarch doubles Cyprus network; Paphos joins Larnaca in summer schedule; passenger numbers down 8% in 2010

UK-based leisure airline Monarch has announced plans to offer scheduled flights to Paphos this summer. But which UK airlines already offer flights to Paphos from which UK airports? And who’s taken over as boss of the airline for 2011?

Condor adds Seattle to Calgary, Recife and Split as new destinations for 2011; 58 routes from Frankfurt in S11

Condor adds Seattle to Calgary, Recife and Split as new destinations for 2011; 58 routes from Frankfurt in S11

German leisure carrier Condor is now wholly owned by Thomas Cook and is the second biggest carrier at Frankfurt. But where does it fly to (and how often), how big is its fleet and what did it do (not very successfully) in Munich in 2006?

Jet2.com unveils Glasgow as eighth UK base with nine new routes

Jet2.com unveils Glasgow as eighth UK base with nine new routes

Leeds/Bradford based Jet2.com has announced Glasgow as its second base in Scotland and eighth overall. How often will it serve each destination, what competition will it face and which is the only route on which it may have a monopoly?


Would UK-Cyprus market benefit from Ryanair services? Demand has not grown since 2001 and fell by 8% last year

Would UK-Cyprus market benefit from Ryanair services? Demand has not grown since 2001 and fell by 8% last year

UK tour operators are apparently keen to keep Ryanair out of the UK-Cyprus market. How has demand developed in recent years and which carriers are operating from which UK airports this summer?

UK charter destinations evolve as airlines consolidate or collapse; Thomsonfly/First Choice, Thomas Cook grab 70% of market

Article Thumbnail: Lead StoryAs LCCs have targeted Spain where have UK charter airlines turned to find new, less competitive markets? Charter traffic to mainland Spain has halved since 2001 but some markets are booming. Which ones?