Tour operator Thomas Cook has been forced to upgrade the aircraft it uses for the popular Manchester to Almeria route due to increased demand from passengers. An Airbus A330-200, which seats over 300 passengers and has a double aisle, was used on the 23rd of July as the standard 200 seater plane had insufficient capacity. Sources from Almeria airport said that it was probably the largest passenger plane that has ever landed there. Thomas Cook Continue reading Thomas Cook, Monarch increase capacity to Almeria→
The Almeria airport blog says that Air Europa has dropped Almería airport for 2015, and that in addition the Palma and Dusseldorf routes have also been cancelled by their respective airlines. More bad news: Ryanair refuses to confirm the East Midland’s route, and Monarch refuses to commit itself to the Birmingham route (despite me getting lots of people to write to them begging for it to keep going). Some good news: Thomas Cook has announced Continue reading Almeria airport routes cut but new London route announced→
TUI UK (think Thomas Cook) has signed an agreement with the tourism ministry to bring some 600 Brits a month to Roquetas del Mar. All inclusive, of course, which means they probably won’t go out of their hotel much, and so won’t bring in any wealth to the town, but hey. 600 tourists are 600 tourists, right?
Thomas Cook has re-launched Mojácar as a “clubbing destination” according to their advert here. “Book a clubbing holiday in Costa Almeria today and get ready to party like you’ve never partied before!” screams the webpage.”Thomas Cook offer a wide range of options for you to stay on your Costa Almeria clubbing holiday, so you can crash at night (or the next morning) in a comfortable place that won’t cost the earth.” Despite the exciting text, Continue reading Come clubbing to Mojacar, says Thomas Cook! No, not really.→