Thomas Cook Airlines UK (coded MT) is part of the Thomas Cook Group Airlines, which has markets in Scandinavia, Germany and Belgium. The Group Airlines sit adjacent to their tour operator cousins within Thomas Cook Group plc.
Thomas Cook Airlines UK has its headquarters and maintenance facility at Manchester Airport and operates from 20 airports across the UK. It carries 6.7m passengers to more than 50 short, medium and long-haul leisure destinations, including the USA, continental Europe, Canaries, Caribbean, Cape Verde, the length of the Mediterranean and India.
With more than 2,500 employees across its 10 UK bases and flies to 39 short/medium-haul and 11 long-haul destinations, operating a fleet of 34 aircraft and additional leased aircraft to support peak flying programmes.
This mix allows Thomas Cook Airlines to act like a schedule carrier on long-haul routes and like a charter airline on short-haul routes. This hybrid model is an innovative approach by Thomas Cook Group Airlines to use its strengths and flexibility to offer a higher quality product and service than its competitors.