Thomas cook ditches Cuba LGW routes in favour of third part airline

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The details are a little sketchy at the moment but it appears Thomas Cook has ditched some of its planned Cuba routes next year from Gatwick, intead taking the flights from a third party airline Excel Airways, with flights been operated by a B767-300. Routes that may be affected: LGW - Cayo Coco LGW - Holgiun LGW - Varadero Like i say the details are a little scarce at the moment ...
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Excel Airways are also taking over TCX's weekly Sanford flight from Newcastle next summer.
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They are taking over all these routes even though they only have 2 767-300s, are they getting more?
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That'll be a bit tight then taking over the lot. Surely they must be getting another 767?

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The reason why they are taking over is because Thomas Cook failed to find the third A330 they needed to expand ops, so just Manchester, Gatwick and glasgow next year
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If TCX could operate them all, plus their other LGW/MAN routes with 2 A330s why can't Excel with 2 767-300s?
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If TCX could operate them all, plus their other LGW/MAN routes with 2 A330s why can't Excel with 2 767-300s?
TCX also use the A330 from GLA to Calgary, Vancouver and SFB
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Good point Mark, I did actually think that afterwards (Honest!:D), just me been dense as usual :)