Thomson Airways has begun Boeing 787 long-haul commercial operations, with two initial departures from Manchester and Glasgow. On Monday, the UK leisure carrier made its 787 long-haul debut with an initial service between Manchester and Florida, followed by service between Glasgow and Cancun. The flights marked the first 787 long-haul operations by a UK carrier after Thomson received its first 787 in May. “The extended flying range of the Dreamliner also unlocks a host of new and ...

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