flythomascook was created in 2004 as the main retail arm of Thomas Cook Airlines. Cheap flights from flythomascook give customers an easy way to book charter flights to destinations all over the world, including a wide range of European destinations, plus the US, Canada, the Caribbean, East Africa and Asia. The main headquarters of the airline are in Manchester, although many flythomascook flights depart from the second hub at London Gatwick airport.
Thomas Cook Airlines UK Ltd, the precursor to modern airline, was established in 1999. Following the merger of Thomas Cook AG and MyTravel Group PLC in 2007, the new Thomas Cook Airlines began operations in 2008. Thomas Cook Airlines has a fleet of more than 40 Boeing and Airbus aircraft. Cheap flights from flythomascook have 11 different UK departure points, including Manchester, London Gatwick, Birmingham, Bristol, Glasgow and Newcastle airports.
flythomascook check-in times are as follows: airport check-in opens three hours prior to departure and closes strictly one hour before the flight.
flythomascook cabin baggage is limited to one bag per person with a maximum weight of 5kg, and dimensions that must not exceed 48cm x 28cm x 23cm. The one bag limit includes items such as laptops. Hold baggage allowances range from 15-30kg, depending on the destination.
For most flythomascook flights the seat pitch is 30 inches, however some routes that are operated using the Boeing 757-200 aircraft have a seat pitch of 35 inches.
Frequent Flyer Programme
There is currently no frequent flyer programme available with flythomascook. Information on airline reward programmes may however be subject to change.
As a charter airline, flights from flythomascook are slightly different to scheduled airline flights such as British Airways and Virgin Atlantic. Some flythomascook flights will provide entertainment such as movies, and hot meals may be available, but these will usually incur extra charges and need to be booked in advance.