Thomson Airways Limited, also known as Thomson, offers scheduled and charter flights from the United Kingdom and the Republic of Ireland to Europe, Africa, Asia, and North America. It is the largest charter airline in the world.
Background, History, and More Information
Thomson was formed after the merger between the travel divisions of TUI AG (a German travel and tourism company) and First Choice Holidays plc (a British tour operator) in September 2007 to form the TUI Travel.
Thomson’s head office is located at Wigmore House near Luton, Bedfordshire in a facility that is adjacent to the Luton Airport. It’s largest base is at London Gatwick Airport and its other bases are Birmingham Airport, Bournemouth Airport, Bristol Airport, Cardiff Airport, Doncaster/Sheffield Airport, East Midlands Airport, Edinburgh Airport, Exeter Airport, Glasgow Airport, Leeds/Bradford Airport, London-Gatwick Airport, London-Luton Airport, London-Stansted Airport, Manchester Airport, and Newcastle Airport.
It has a fleet size of 57 aircraft serving 96 destinations.
Reviews/ What Users Have to Say
Here are some Thomson Airways Reviews submitted by passengers who have used the services offered by the airline.
Thomson’s website uses a refreshing sky blue color that is quite easy to navigate with its simple design. The website allows you to look at the different destinations served by the airline, book flights and cruises, view travel deals and other services that they offer. You can also read other information about the airline, its fleet, destinations and frequently asked questions that can serve as your guide as you make your booking or travel plans.
Passengers with special needs are advised to inform the airlines of the kind of assistance that they need when they make the booking or at least 48 hours prior to their departure. The airline cannot guarantee assistance, especially at the airports if the passengers did not make any arrangements. More information about special assistance for passengers are available on Thomson’s website.
Complimentary meals are given to passengers for long-haul flights but you can also buy extra snacks and drinks onboard. The airline offers special meals older than 2 and for passengers who have specific dietary requirements.
Inflight entertainment is available for long-haul flights. Individual seatback screens where you can watch on-demand TV series, movies and games. You can also read through their collection of long-haul excursions and destination to keep yourself entertained during the flight.
- Website URL: www.thomson.co.uk
- Contact number: + 44 203 451 2585
- Head Office Address: Wigmore House, Wigmore Place, Wigmore Lane, Luton, LU2 9TN, UK
To wrap it up…
In this Thomson Airways Reviews, we can see that the airline strives to offer good quality services to their passengers. In other Thomson Airways reviews written by previous passengers, they compliment the airline for having an impressive aircraft and crew members who can professionally handle obnoxious customers. While there are some who complain about not having enough legroom, uncomfortable seats, delayed flights and inadequate food.
We hope that you enjoyed reading this Thomson Airways Reviews and find it helpful in making your travel plans in the future.