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New flights to Cuba, Fuerteventura and Las Vegas

Published: 10 November 2014

First ever flight to Cuba from Belfast

Thomas Cook Airlines has today announced that, in addition to the brand new one-off flight to Las Vegas next summer - and two flights to Orlando - it will operate an additional flight to Las Vegas in November 2015, and a brand new flight to Varadero in Cuba from Belfast in January 2016. Operating on the airlines Airbus A330 fleet, the new flights are on sale now.

In addition to these new long haul flights, the airline is also launching a new route to the popular Canary Island of Fuerteventura from November 2015 on the airlines new A321 fleet which continues to serve Belfast.

Christoph Debus, CEO Thomas Cook Airlines said, “On top of our very popular flight to Las Vegas next summer, it’s fantastic news that we have extended this programme to a flight in the winter – as well as our flight to Cuba and brand new Fuerteventura route as holidaymakers seek out that winter sun.
“Like our summer flights, the long haul winter destinations will feature our new refurbished fleet, with our new Premium service on both flights. Our brand new long haul Economy cabins and service will challenge perceptions of our airline, and our new Premium will ensure our customers can experience a great range of services, flying in style to their winter break.”
Thomas Cook Airlines has recently released further details of its new cabin experience for customers on its Airbus A330 long haul fleet, with brand new Economy and Premium services bringing a great value product to long haul customers on its flights from May 2015. To view a film of the new Thomas Cook Airlines cabins, click here.
Graham Keddie, Managing Director, Belfast International Airport, said, “This expansion of services will add to the choice available for Northern Ireland holiday-makers. Cuba is vibrant, full of life and a must-visit destination in the Caribbean. It will generate considerable interest and I have no doubt it will be a roaring success. The same will also be true of the new route to the Canary Island of Fuerteventura.
“The Thomas Cook plans for Las Vegas and Florida reflect growing popularity and are a clear response to the very considerable demand of last year. Belfast International is Northern Ireland’s only long-haul airport, and this announcement is a clear endorsement of our position. The intention is to build on our unique position by attracting other long-haul carriers capable of delivering in-bound holiday-makers direct to our door.”
New flights programme, Winter 2015/2016
Las Vegas
13th November 2015, 7 nights, return flight only prices from £589 (Economy) and £894 (Premium)

Varadero, Cuba
29th January 2016, 14 nights, return flight only prices from £469 (Economy) and £775 (Premium)

Fuerteventura
Weekly flights from 4th November 2015, flight only prices from £50 one way

As well as calling into any of Thomas Cook or Co-operative Travel stores, Thomas Cook Airlines’ flight-only offers to Las Vegas are available at www.thomascookairlines.com. Thomas Cook’s holidays to Cuba and Las Vegas are available now at www.thomascook.com or by calling 0844 412 5970.

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