• TUI UK ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL TWO MILLION SEATS AND THEIR BIGGEST EVER HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

    TUI UK ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL TWO MILLION SEATS AND THEIR BIGGEST EVER HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

     

    TUI UK ANNOUNCES ADDITIONAL TWO MILLION SEATS AND THEIR BIGGEST EVER HOLIDAY PROGRAMME

    • Growth demonstrates TUI’s commitment to offer more choice and flexibility for package holiday customers
    • Growth supports commitment to provide Thomas Cook Airline Pilots and Cabin Crew with new job opportunities
    • Additional flying will be nationwide with TUI offering more holidays from regional airports

     

    10TH OCTOBER, LONDON: TUI, the world’s largest holiday company and the UK’s number one holiday provider, are delighted to announce an additional two million seats to holiday favourites including Turkey, Greece, Balearics, Canaries, Egypt, Mexico and Florida.

    Sticking with its commitment of offering more flexibility and choice for its customers, TUI will offer more 7, 10, 11 and 14 night durations and even more flying from popular airports including Manchester, Doncaster Sheffield, Birmingham, Newcastle and Glasgow to its unrivalled range of hotels.

    Alongside its commitment to provide outstanding holiday packages, TUI Airways will create jobs for over 100 Pilots and over 200 cabin crew.

    Andrew Flintham, Managing Director TUI UK & Ireland said ‘At TUI we’re committed to offering outstanding holidays, flown from local airports to popular holiday hotspots. We understand the importance of providing great flexibility and choice, and recognise the need for customers to spread the cost of their holidays with 0% deposit and direct debit payments. The customer is at the heart of everything we do and this additional growth demonstrates our continued commitment for people to discover their smile with us.”

    Dawn Wilson, Managing Director TUI Airways said ‘We are delighted that our additional flying allows us to grow our team of ‘moment makers’ at TUI Airways. Every year we welcome new Cabin Crew and Pilots and this year is set to be our biggest and best yet. I’m particularly proud to be able to commit to offering over 50 Thomas Cook Captains the opportunity to join TUI Airways and continue to fly customers on their holidays.”

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    TUI UK & IRELAND

    TUI UK and Ireland, part of TUI Group, is the business behind the TUI, First Choice and Marella Cruises brands, as well as Crystal Ski Holidays and TUI Lakes & Mountains. Sub brands include TUI Sensatori, TUI Family Life, TUI Sensimar, First Choice Holiday Villages and SplashWorld Resorts.

    Its airline, TUI Airways operates to over 70 destinations in 30 countries. It was the first airline in the UK to take delivery of Boeing’s 787 Dreamliner

    TUI UK and Ireland has a team of more than 10,000 employees and serves over six million customers each year.