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Leading holiday company Thomson expects to see millions of British holidaymakers going online over the festive season to plan their getaways for the year ahead. As 2013 draws to a close, the holiday giant looks ahead to predict what will be hot for travel in 2014 and the anticipated destination hotspots for British holidaymakers.

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First non-stop flight from the UK takes off for Phuket, Thailand

Thomson Airways yesterday, 5th November, celebrated the departure of its first flight to Phuket, Thailand, becoming the first and only airline to offer direct and non-stop flights from the UK to the island. This pioneering flight was possible thanks to the revolutionary flying range of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which Thomson Airways started operating earlier this year.

Thomson operated flight TOM094 from the UK’s London Gatwick Airport. It departed at 14:25 (GMT) yesterday and touched down in Phuket for the first time less than twelve hours later.

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Thomson and First Choice take home TEN British Travel awards

1st November 2013: Thomson and First Choice swept the board at the British Travel Awards last night, winning ten of the highly sought after awards.

Building on the success of last year's seven accolades, the ten awards included Best Large Family and Adults Only Holiday Company for Thomson, and Best Large All Inclusive Holiday Company for First Choice. Thomson also secured the coveted awards for Best Large Holiday Company for Customer Service and Best National Travel Retailer.

Thomson and First Choice were the big winners of the night, collecting more awards than anyone else.

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Thomson prepares to welcome its quarter of a millionth customer on board the Dreamliner

Dreamliner bluetype CMYK

Thomson Airways is gearing up to welcome its quarter of a millionth passenger on board the 787 Dreamliner as its winter 2013 programme kicks off on 1 November. Inaugural flights to Jamaica, the Maldives, Thailand, Barbados, Kenya, Cuba, Goa and the Dominican Republic – both Punta Cana and Puerta Plata, are taking place over the next six weeks.

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Elgin resident names a Thomson 787 Dreamliner

Dream Maker

Thomson Airways, the first UK airline to fly the new state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner, named its third aircraft ‘Dream Maker’, following a suggestion by an Elgin-based travel agent.

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Thomson Dreamliner number four named by North-East

Thomson, the first UK airline to fly the revolutionary Dreamliner, has revealed the name of the fourth 787 aircraft to join its fleet as “Angel of the Sky”, which was chosen by listeners of Metro Radio’s Steve and Karen Breakfast show in the North East of England.

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Thomson’s first long haul 787 Dreamliner from East Midlands Airport takes flight

Tuesday 30 July 2013: Thomson Airways, the first UK airline to fly the new state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner today celebrated the departure of its first long haul flight from East Midlands Airport, flying to Sanford Airport in Orlando, Florida.

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Air travellers say Thomson Airways is Best Leisure Airline in the World

Tuesday 18 June 2013: Thomson Airways, the airline for Thomson and First Choice, has been named World’s Best Leisure Airline by air travellers from more than 160 countries.

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Thomson Airways – Dreamliner update

Thomson Airways regrets to confirm, in the absence of a delivery schedule from Boeing, we have taken the decision to activate our contingency plans and switch customers booked on the 787 Dreamliner in May and June to alternative planes.

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All Thai’d up with new ‘Dream’ destination

Cape Sienna Phuket

Thomson and First Choice to operate UK’s first direct flight to Phuket, Thailand

  • 787 Dreamliner to fly from London Gatwick in November 2013
  • Exclusive ‘concept’ hotels and unique modern holiday options for customers including ‘tour and stay’ programme

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