Tuesday, January 15, 2013

► KENYA: Thomson Airways to deploy 787 on Gatwick - Mombasa flights from November.

According to AirlineRoute, Thomson Airways (BY), the world's largest charter airline, offering scheduled and charter flights from the UK and Ireland to destinations across Europe, Africa, Asia and North America, is to start 1x weekly Boeing 787-8 flights between London Gatwick and Mombasa, Kenya for the duration 4 November 2013 – 21 April 2014.

Thomson's first 787 G-TUIA in Everett (sabian404)
Rendering of the finished plane
Rendering of the finished plane (Thomson)
This last week, Thomson's first of four 787-8s (MSN 92 | G-TUIA) rolled off the production line at Boeing's Everett plant, and is now awaiting pre-flight preparations.