Thomsonfly will cease operations at Coventry next month in line with parent TUI Travel's strategy to refocus airline operations on leisure routes and reduce low-cost scheduled city-to-city flying (ATW, October 2008). The UK carrier, which will be rebranded to Thomson Airways following its merger with First Choice Airways, flew to some 10 destinations from the airport. Thomsonfly's decision to pull out of CVT is casting doubts on its future as a passenger facility. Last week plans for a ...

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