Airtours International Airways – Who are they?
Airtours International Airways was launched in March 1991 with just five aircraft. The fleet was the as the official in-house airline of Airtours Holidays. Airtours Holidays still trades as part of the MyTravel Group PLC. In 1993, Airtours acquired Aspro Holidays, an Irish based operator offering a wide range of cheap holidays and cheap flights abroad. In 1996, Airtours acquired Scandinavian airline Premiair, which is now exists under MyTravel Airways.
Airtours Airways – Rebranded as MyTravel Airways
As a result of some financial restructuring, Airtours International Airways was re-branded as MyTravel Airways UK in 2004. The process was part of a larger rebranding project involving the whole MyTravel Group, which is now part of the Thomas Cook Group. MyTravel Airways is a UK based scheduled and chartered airline operating flights for its parent company Thomas Cook Group. MyTravel Airways has operational bases at Belfast International, Birmingham, Manchester and Gatwick, with additional hubs at East Midlands, Glasgow, Bristol, Cardiff and Newcastle.
Airtours Fleet – The previous Airtours fleet
Before its rebranding, Airtours operated the following fleet, of which the majority are now operational as part of the MyTravel Airways UK fleet:
Airbus A320 x 10
Boeing 757 x 6
Airbus A321 x 4
Boeing 767 x 3
Airbus A330-200 x 3
McDonell Douglas DC10 x 2
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