Thomson 787 (Credit Thomson Holidays)

Thomson to Tui rebrand is well underway

Thomson liveried aircraft flying British holidaymakers off on package holidays have always been a common sight at UK airports including Cardiff Airport but the Tui rebrand is now well underway. Thomson Holidays bid farewell to the British public in an emotional TV advert in december but have stressed that while [read more]

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Airline news

Cardiff Airport new routes and special visitors 2017

2017 is going to be an exciting year for Cardiff Airport, here’s why. New airlines/routes: Airline Destination Start Date Cobalt Larnaca LCLK/LCA Summer 2017 Alba Star Palma LEPA/PMI Summer 2017 BH Air Burgas LBBG/BOJ Summer 2017 Norwegian Air Shuttle Tenerife South GCTS/TFS Summer 2017 Blue Islands Guernsey EGJG/GCI 02/05/2017 Iberia [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Freebird to operate for Thomson

Istanbul based Freedbird Airlines (FH/FHY) has been confirmed as the operator for the weekly Thomson flight from Cardiff (CWL) to Dalaman (DLM) this summer. The Airline which started life in June 2000 operates an 8 strong fleet of modern Airbus A320 aircraft and carries out charters across Europe and the [read more]

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Farewell Thomson, Hello TUI

Thomson, A familiar name and sight at Cardiff Airport will soon be disappearing as parent company TUI has decided to operate under a single brand. Both Thomsonfly (formely Britannia Airways) and First Choice (formerly Air 2000) officially became part of the TUI Group in 2007 and were rebranded as Thomson [read more]

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Cardiff Airport News

Thomson add extra Tenerife flight for 2016

Thomson Holidays have confirmed they are adding a new charter flight to Tenerife from Cardiff Airport in 2016. The extra Tenerife flight will  be operated by Low-Cost carrier, Norwegian. Norwegian recently signed an agreement with Thomson and First Choice (TUI Group) to operate chartered flights on their behalf. This will [read more]