Thomson Airways

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Got lots of upcoming trips with Thomson to look forward to and my mam has just booked Jamaica on a dreamliner next year!

So far I have only been on their 737-800s:
G-FDZX
G-TAWF
G-TAWG
G-TAWP
Ive just got back from America last week and I flew on G-TUIC " Dream Maker " both ways.
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(29 Apr 2016, 6:30 pm)South Tyne Lad Wrote: Ive just got back from America last week and I flew on G-TUIC " Dream Maker " both ways.

Did you fly economy or premium just I have never been on a Dreamliner before
(29 Apr 2016, 8:02 pm)NK53 TKT Wrote: Did you fly economy or premium just I have never been on a Dreamliner before

Economy.
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(29 Apr 2016, 8:57 pm)South Tyne Lad Wrote: Economy.

I am aware that you can connect your phone into the in-flight entertainment system, can you charge phones just the Gatwick-Montego Bay flight is 9 hours 55 minutes
On the 787s is there free wifi just Thomas Cook have them on their A330s as does Aer Lingus?
(02 Jun 2016, 11:28 am)NK53 TKT Wrote: On the 787s is there free wifi just Thomas Cook have them on their A330s as does Aer Lingus?

It doesn't seem to have - however, it looks like there's USB ports. Enjoy the dreamliner!

Aircraft flown on:

744, 77W, 772, E145, E190, E170, E175, E195, A319, A320, A320NEO, A321, A321NEO, A330-200, A340-600 763, 752, 733, 737, 738, CRJ900, CRJ1000
Favourite aircraft: G-STBL/G-ZBKL

(02 Jun 2016, 12:15 pm)8222 Wrote: It doesn't seem to have - however, it looks like there's USB ports. Enjoy the dreamliner!

There is indeed USB ports, There on the seatback infront of you if I remember right.
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Exactly a fortnight until I fly with Thompson on a 787 to Cancun! Big Grin cannot wait!
(27 Jun 2016, 5:01 pm)JoshP Wrote: Exactly a fortnight until I fly with Thompson on a 787 to Cancun! Big Grin cannot wait!

Exactly 11 months and two days until I have one to Montego Bay Big Grin
Did anyone else notice that TOM are starting DXB this winter season from NCL?

Aircraft flown on:

744, 77W, 772, E145, E190, E170, E175, E195, A319, A320, A320NEO, A321, A321NEO, A330-200, A340-600 763, 752, 733, 737, 738, CRJ900, CRJ1000
Favourite aircraft: G-STBL/G-ZBKL

(17 Aug 2016, 1:09 pm)8222 Wrote: Did anyone else notice that TOM are starting DXB this winter season from NCL?

TOM are running a couple of return flights from Newcastle to DWC. I think there is one in December and the other in January the last time I tried to get a price for one of these flights I was informed that early bookings could only be made for people going on a Thomson Celebrity cruise (but that might change closer to departure).
Apparently MS Thomson Celebrity will be based in Dubai during the winter period.
EDIT.
Fight only option now available on the thomsonfly website.
Flight dates are NCL to DWC 26/12/16 & 30/01/17.
DWC to NCL 03/01/17 & 07/02/17.
(17 Aug 2016, 1:09 pm),8222 Wrote: Did anyone else notice that TOM are starting DXB this winter season from NCL?

DWC, yes. I would assume they will use some 757/767s because they still have two 767s
(18 Aug 2016, 3:39 pm)NK53 TKT Wrote: DWC, yes. I would assume they will use some 757/767s because they still have two 767s

TOM 794 / 795 NCL -DWC is booked for a 787-8.
(19 Aug 2016, 8:52 am)GuyParkRoyal Wrote: TOM 794 / 795 NCL -DWC is booked for a 787-8.

Surprised at that
(19 Aug 2016, 7:55 pm)NK53 TKT Wrote: Surprised at that

Not really - I think it's a sensible utilisation of the 787 fleet over the winter season, especially if they have the hotel chains lined up. It seems that the O&D market in Dubai is growing - for which, this utilisation will be good. 

Speaking of winter aircraft utilisation, to be honest, I still don't understand why they don't fly England-PVR/CUN over the winter season. That's when the resorts become really busy with Americans and the weather becomes slightly more predictable. I suppose we just aren't as accustomed to winter holidays as with the summer...

Aircraft flown on:

744, 77W, 772, E145, E190, E170, E175, E195, A319, A320, A320NEO, A321, A321NEO, A330-200, A340-600 763, 752, 733, 737, 738, CRJ900, CRJ1000
Favourite aircraft: G-STBL/G-ZBKL

I have discovered today that my trip to Jamaica in May/June will actually be flown by a 787-9!

I might get the yet undelivered G-TUIK
(23 Jan 2017, 8:50 pm)NK53 TKT Wrote: I have discovered today that my trip to Jamaica in May/June will actually be flown by a 787-9!

I might get the yet undelivered G-TUIK

Just done online check in, apparently in Jamaica it is illegal to print out your own boarding passes, so you take a confirmation sheet to the airport and then they print them off
(23 Jan 2017, 8:50 pm)NK53 TKT Wrote: I have discovered today that my trip to Jamaica in May/June will actually be flown by a 787-9!

I might get the yet undelivered G-TUIK

G-TUIK was delivered to MAN in the early hours of yesterday morning, and ferried down to Gatwick this afternoon (Saturday)