TUI Airways

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TUI Airways is a British charter airline that operates flights from several British cities to holiday destinations all over the world. The airline mainly operates flights for package deals for the leisure company TUI but it is also possible to buy stand-alone flights.


TUI Airways is the British subsidiary of the TUI Group and is headquartered in Luton. The airline has more than 10,000 employees.

Parent company
TUI Group


TUI Airways was founded in 1962 as Euravia, of which the name changed two years later to Britannia Airways. In 2005, the name Britannia Airways got changed to Thomsonfly and eventually, in 2013, the airline changed its name to its current name: TUI Airways.

Quick facts

  • In 2014, the airline was awarded as the ‘World’s Leading Charter Airline’ by World Travel Awards.


TUI Airways passengers can bring 1 piece of hand luggage with a maximum weight of 5 kg on board. However, on some flights, it is allowed to bring 7 kg of cabin luggage. On TUI holiday packages, the maximum amount of checked luggage is usually 15 kg. Please consult website TUI Airways for more information.

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In-flight Wi-Fi

There is no in-flight Wi-Fi on board.


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