UK leisure operator Thomson Airways has taken delivery of its first Boeing 787-9, taking its total 787 fleet to 10 aircraft. The 787-9 touched down at Manchester Airport in northern England on June 28, after flying in from Boeing’s Charleston factory in South Carolina. Thomson Airways is scheduled to rebrand as TUI in autumn 2017; therefore the aircraft is painted in the new TUI livery. Thomson Airways will initially operate the aircraft on short-haul routes and its first passenger ...

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