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State aid: European Commission approves €380 million German rescue aid to Condor

The European Commission has approved, under EU State aid rules, Germany's plans to grant a temporary €380 million loan to charter airline Condor. The...

Thomas Cook Retail Belgium files for bankruptcy

After the Thomas Cook Group Plc ceased trading on Sunday, 22 September, Thomas Cook Retail Belgium intensively investigated all possible options to continue all...

Brussels Airlines, forced to cancel 105 “Thomas Cook” flights in October, offers 20% discount to sunny holiday destinations

Following the difficult situation of Thomas Cook Belgium, Brussels Airlines is forced to cancel 105 flights in October. As a result, 3,500 Brussels Airlines...
Thomas Cook Airbus A320

British pilots association BALPA: “Thomas Cook German subsidiary (Condor) rescued while UK staff and holiday makers suffer!”

In a press statement, British airline pilots association BALPA reacted furiously after they learnt that Condor - Thomas Cook's German airline - has been...

These ten airlines already went bankrupt in 2019

Though times for passengers, airlines and its employees as already in September alone the wings of four airlines have been clipped. Unfortunately, airline bankruptcies and...

Federal guarantee pledged for bridge loan to Condor, which continues operations

Condor Flugdienst GmbH today received a pledge from the German government and the Hesse state government for a six-month bridging loan of 380 million...

Thomas Cook bankruptcy: Dusseldorf and Cologne/Bonn airports welcome the continuation of Condor flight operations

The British tourism company Thomas Cook plc filed for bankruptcy in London with immediate effect last night. Not affected by the bankruptcy is the...

German airline Condor (subsidiary of insolvent Thomas Cook Group) reassures customers

German leisure airline Condor (Flugdienst), based in Frankfurt and a subsidiary of the insolvent Thomas Cook Group reassured its passengers and employees by tweeting:...

UK Civil Aviation Authority launches flying programme to bring home Thomas Cook customers

Thomas Cook has ceased trading so all Thomas Cook flights are now cancelled Customers in the UK yet to travel must not go...

Thomas Cook Group ceases trading with immediate effect; Manchester Airport detains aircraft

Thomas Cook Group, the world’s oldest travel company operating hotels, airlines, cruises & resorts, has ceased trading with immediate effect. In the past week,...
Thomas Cook Airbus A320

Thomas Cook needs GBP 200 million more to survive

Thomas Cook says this Friday on its website that it needs extra financial resources to secure an emergency rescue deal. The company says it...

Spilled coffee in the cockpit causes Condor Airbus A330 to divert to Shannon, Republic of Ireland

On 6 February 2019, a Condor Airbus A330 (G-TCCF) departed from Frankfurt Airport, Germany and was scheduled to fly to Cancun, Mexico. In flight...

Thomas Cook sells 75% of tour operator business and 25% of airline to Chinese Fosun, owner of Club Med

The troubled UK tour operator Thomas Cook said on Wednesday that it had reached an agreement to hand over control of its tour operator...

Lufthansa wants to take over German holiday airline Condor from the Thomas Cook Group

Lufthansa is preparing an offer for German holiday airline Condor, said Lufthansa CEO Carsten Spohr during the annual shareholders' meeting on Tuesday morning. The...

Five of UK’s biggest airlines are facing a legal action which claims that crew is regularly exposed to toxic fumes

Unite, Britain and Ireland’s largest union representing cabin crew, called on the airline industry to take urgent action to tackle toxic cabin air as...

Thomas Cook Group to close 21 stores in the U.K., 320 jobs made redundant

Travel group company Thomas Cook today announces new measures to streamline its UK retail network as part of an ongoing programme to drive greater...

Thomas Cook Airlines introduces Sleeper Seat: turn an entire economy row into a flat bed

From 13 May, holiday airline Thomas Cook Airlines introduces special "flat beds" on its long-haul routes between the U.K. and New York/San Francisco, the...

Thomas Cook considers selling its airline business

Thomas Cook is conducting a "strategic review" of its airline as it seeks to raise cash to invest more in its hotels business. The...

Condor launches new routes from Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Hanover in Summer 2019

In the summer timetable 2019, Condor is taking off from Dusseldorf, Hamburg and Hanover to new destinations in Italy, Greece and Morocco, giving travellers...

Condor opens even more destinations with new partner airlines of the Thomas Cook Group Airline

Seven new destinations through interline agreements with Air Baltic and LIAT for Thomas Cook Airlines UK and Condor Flexible travel around the world: The Thomas...