Thomson Airways Reviews

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Thomson Airways Reviews

Thomson Airways Limited is the world’s largest charter airline, offering scheduled and charter flights from the United Kingdom and Republic of Ireland to destinations in Europe, Africa, Asia and North America. The airline is a subsidiary of TUI Travel, which was formed by the merger of the travel division of TUI AG and First Choice Holidays plc in September 2007. The two companies’ respective airlines, Thomsonfly and First Choice Airways, were merged under the former’s Air Operator’s Certificate from May 2008, and were rebranded as Thomson Airways on 1 November 2008.

The airline carried 10.7 million passengers in 2012, making it the third-largest UK airline by total passengers, after EasyJet and British Airways. The registered office is at the TUI Travel House in Crawley, West Sussex but its head office is located in Wigmore House in Luton, Bedfordshire. Thomson Airways Limited holds a United Kingdom Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) Type A Operating Licence permitting it to carry passengers, cargo and mail on aircraft with 20 or more seats. Most scheduled flights operated by Thomson Airways are on behalf of tour operators. Certain seat contingents on these flights can be directly purchased. Additionally, seasonal charter routes are served. From November 2013, Thomson Airways will fly to Thailand using the Boeing 787 Dreamliner. Thomson Airways awards: Most Punctual UK Charter Airline – Summer 2009, Summer 2010, Summer 2011 and Summer 2012, Winner of a Mercury Award in 2010, World’s Best Leisure Airline 2010 & 2011 – Skytrax, First Choice ~ British Travel Awards 2012 :: Best Overall All-Inclusive Tour Operator, Thomson ~ British Travel Awards 2012 :: Best Overall Adults Only Tour Operator, First Choice ~ British Travel Awards 2012 :: Best Overall Tour Operator To East & Southeast Europe, Thomson ~ British Travel Awards 2012 :: Best Overall Tour Operator to the Iberian Peninsula & Islands and Thomson ~ British Travel Awards 2012 :: Best Overall Tour Operator To North Africa.

The airline offers a wide range of flights to holiday destinations at the Mediterranean, the Caribbean, and the Indian Ocean from a total of 24 airports across the United Kingdom.

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