IF TUI TRAVEL CONSOLIDATED ITS SEVERAL AIRLINES, IT would rank just behind British Airways as Europe's sixth-largest carrier in terms of passengers and 18th on ATW's list of the world's Top 25. The group's airlines enplaned 33 million passengers in 2007, RPKs topped 88 billion and they flew 99 billion ASKs for a TUI-wide load factor of 88%. Formed 13 months ago through the merger of the tourism division of Germany's TUI AG and First Choice Holidays in the UK, with TUI AG owning 51%, TUI ...

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