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To meet the expected demand for travel this summer with coronavirus restrictions relaxed, TUI UK has added an additional based aircraft at Manchester Airport this summer.
The airline has increase flying to seven destinations this summer, including Kefalonia, Rhodes and Crete in Greece, Palma and Cyprus, as well as locations in Turkey.
As Turkey continues to rise as a popular short-haul destination offering excellent value for the summer, TUI will operate a large programme from Manchester Airport with 21 flights operating per week to Dalaman and Antalya.
For customers looking for longer than a seven-night stay, TUI will increase holiday durations to offer more 10/11-night holidays from Manchester to Greece, Palma, Cyprus, and Turkey.
Richard Sofer, TUI’s Commercial and Business Development Director said:?
“Summer holidays are an important way for our customers to relax and reconnect with loved ones, and that’s never been more important than this year. To ensure we’re offering maximum flexibility and choice we’ve increased the number of flights to our most popular summer destinations with an extra based aircraft at Manchester Airport. We’re delighted that international travel is bouncing back and the forecast for this summer’s holiday season is bright.”
Karen Smart, Managing Director at Manchester Airport, said:
“It’s great to see TUI increase capacity at Manchester Airport for this summer, which I am sure will be popular with the 22 million people in our vast catchment area. With the easing of travel restrictions last month, we are seeing more and more customers looking to take a well-deserved break after so long, so it’s great to have this additional choice available to them.”