June 3, 2013
Thomson Airways takes delivery of first 787 Dreamliner
Thomson Airways announced the delivery of the airline’s first Boeing 787 Dreamliner. The airplane, the first of eight 787s Thomson Airways has on order, is the first to be delivered to a UK airline. On July 8th, Thomson’s first long-haul Dreamliner flights will operate from Manchester to Florida and Glasgow to Cancun. Thomson will also operate services from London Gatwick and East Midlands airports. Later this year, the airline will introduce direct flights to Phuket, Thailand from the UK. Thomson Airways is part of the TUI Travel PLC and is the UK’s third largest airline operating 58 aircraft.