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Thomson Airways, the UK’s largest leisure airline, today unveiled its five year vision to change the face of holiday flying through new state-of-the-art aircraft, more long-haul destinations and innovative on-board product and service concepts.

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Inaugural Thomson 787 Dreamliner flight takes off from Edinburgh Airport

Thomson Airways, the first UK airline to fly the new state-of-the-art Boeing 787 Dreamliner, today (23 July) celebrated the departure of the inaugural long haul flight to Cancun, Mexico from Edinburgh airport.

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First 787 flight from Newcastle Airport

Thomson Airways today (21 July) celebrated the departure of the first long haul Boeing 787 Dreamliner flight from Newcastle International Airport. Flight TOM 392 took off from Newcastle headed for Orlando Sanford, Florida this morning.

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TUI UK & Ireland takes iPads to the skies

Following the successful roll out of its multi-million pound technology programme across its entire overseas network, TUI UK & Ireland has announced it will now focus on its airline, with an iPad trial announced for the summer for Thomson Airways crew at its Luton Airport base.

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Thomson and First Choice introduce 29 new routes for summer 2015 from regional UK airports

Thomson and First Choice are pleased to announce that in summer 2015 they will be increasing capacity at UK regional airports through the introduction of 29 new routes including Dubrovnik and Split in Croatia, Marrakesh in Morocco and Antalya in Turkey, as well as the addition of further weekly flights for existing routes across the regions.

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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

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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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