New summer routes to Greece and Egypt introduced to Stansted Airport

THOMAS Cook UK & Ireland has announced two new flight routes to be operated this summer direct from Stansted Airport. The introduction of popular holiday destinations – to Kefalonia in Greece and Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt – will mean that holidaymakers can

THOMAS Cook UK & Ireland has announced two new flight routes to be operated this summer direct from Stansted Airport.

The introduction of popular holiday destinations - to Kefalonia in Greece and Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt - will mean that holidaymakers can now fly from the airport to 18 hotspots to enjoy a summer retreat.

CEO of Thomas Cook UK & Ireland, Ian Derbyshire, said: "We want to make it as convenient as possible for our customers to go on holiday.

"By adding these extra summer flight routes from Stansted Airport, holidaymakers now have even more destinations to choose from, which are easily accessible from their local airport."


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Thomas Cook already operates flights from Stansted Airport to the Canary Islands, Turkey, Greece, Crete, Balearic Islands, Cyprus and Tunisia.

Kefalonia, Greece

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Flights to Kefalonia will run from May to October. With temperatures hitting 32 degrees Celsius in the height of summer, Kefalonia is a haven for beach lovers who want to soak up the rays. There are unspoilt villages and lush green countryside to explore. For a peaceful and relaxing holiday in the sun, Kefalonia is the ideal destination.

Thomas Cook - Kefalonia

Seven nights staying at the three-star Pericles Hotel in Sami, on bed and breakfast, based on two sharing, costs from �299 per person. Travelling on September 26, 2010.

0844 412 5970, www.thomascook.com, or visit the nearest Thomas Cook or Going Places.

Sharm el Sheikh, Egypt

Flights to Sharm el Sheikh will run for the May and October half term holidays and in August. It is a purpose built resort with many breathtaking sights like the fourth century St Catherine's Monastery. For diving and snorkelling, the Ras Mohammed Marine Park is renowned as one of the world's most fascinating diving destinations. On land, the Red Sea Riviera offers bars, restaurants, discos, clubs, golf courses and casinos to enjoy.

Sunset - Sharm el Sheikh

Seven nights staying at the three-star Tropicana Jasmine Club in Naama Bay, on all inclusive, based on two sharing, costs from �559 per person.

0844 412 5970, www.thomascook.com, or visit the nearest Thomas Cook or Going Places.

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