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Today in Aviation: German Carrier Condor Flies Again

DALLAS – Today in Aviation, German leisure airline ‘Thomas Cook powered by Condor’ was rebranded simply as ‘Condor’ (DE) in 2004. Condor (DE) could trace its history to December 21, 1955. Known initially as Deutsche Flugdienst GmbH, operations commenced on March 28, 1956, from Frankfurt (FRA). It had a fleet of three 36-seat Vickers VC.1 […]

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Today in Aviation: Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium is Founded

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, Thomas Cook Airlines Belgium (HQ) was founded in 2001. Its final flight from Tenerife (TFS) took place on October 27, 2017. The Thomas Cook Group created the airline to tap into the Belgian leisure market and serve holiday destinations outside the European Union. Initially, the Thomas Cook Group planned on […]

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Today in Aviation: Thomas Cook Airlines Ceases Operations

MIAMI – Today in Aviation, British-based Thomas Cook Airlines (MT) ceased operations in 2019. Its 178-year-old travel company parent had gone into liquidation, putting 22,000 jobs at risk across the globe. Its final flight, MT2643 touched down at Manchester (MAN) at 08:52 BST from Orlando (MCO). The subsequent repatriation of the airline’s 165,000 stranded passengers […]

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