Kids' delight as Thomas Cook Airlines' big weekend to the USA from Standsted kicks off

The first of three Thomas Cook Airlines inaugural flights to the USA took off from Stansted going to Orlando. Tomorrow, the first flight takes place to Cancun, and on Monday, the first flight to Las Vegas departs.
Balloons, a three-tier celebration cake and Disney singers with children’s gift bags delighted passengers from check-in through to the departure gate, creating an amazing buzz to bring the best of Orlando to Stansted Airport.
Christoph Debus, chief executive of Thomas Cook Airlines, said: “This weekend is huge for us as we deliver on our promise to provide great quality flights at superb prices to iconic US destinations. We’re also doubling our departures to Orlando next summer to four times a week, making Stansted a great partner for us to offer the best experience to our customers.”
Andrew Harrison, Stansted Airport’s Managing Director, said: “We are delighted to welcome the return of long-haul services to Stansted this weekend as Thomas Cook launch flights to the USA and Mexico. These flights to Orlando, Las Vegas and Cancun will be a fantastic addition to our destinations board and the first of what will be a growing long-haul offer from Stansted in the coming years – providing people in our catchment with greater choice and value. We look forward to continuing our excellent working relationship with Thomas Cook, and wish them every success with these new and exciting routes.”
As well as calling into any of Thomas Cook or Co-operative Travel stores, Thomas Cook Airlines’ flight-only offers are available at Thomas Cook’s 2015 and 2016 are available now at or by calling 0844 412 5970.
Stansted to Orlando flights operate on a Friday and Sunday for July and August 2015. Summer 2016 departures are on Sunday, Monday, Wednesday and Fridays from July 17th to August 29th. Additional half term holiday flights are scheduled for May and October 2016.
Prices are from £800.
Stansted to Cancun operates on Saturdays for July 18th – August 15th 2015 and then 16th July – August 20th 2016 with prices from £758.
Stansted to Las Vegas flights are on a Monday for 2015 between July 20th and August 17th. For 2016 the flying day is a Thursday between July 21st and August 25th with prices starting from £676.


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