TUI launches biggest ever programme from Newcastle International Airport for summer 2024

  • Biggest ever holiday programme from Newcastle International Airport, with more seats than ever before to 29 destinations
  • An additional fifth based aircraft adding 120,000 seats
  • Includes new year round holidays to Sal, Cape Verde and Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

TUI has today announced its biggest ever holiday programme from Newcastle International Airport, providing more choice for North East holiday makers.

The UK’s leading travel brand will base an additional fifth aircraft at the North East’s largest Airport, adding further choice for 2024 across their portfolio of 29 destinations in 12 countries, with an additional 120,000 seats on sale compared to summer 2023.

Newcastle International Airport will see more flights to customer holiday favourites such as Corfu and Rhodes (Greece), Larnaca and Paphos (Cyprus), Tenerife and Majorca (Spain) and Enfidha (Tunisia), providing holidaymakers from the North East more choice and flexibility of holiday durations. The summer 2024 programme will also see an increase in flights to the popular destinations of Antalya and Dalaman in Turkey, with select days operated by TUI’s state-of-the-art Dreamliner aircraft.

TUI will also serve seven exclusive destinations from Newcastle for summer 2024, which include Cancun (Mexico), Enfidha (Tunisia), Orlando-Melbourne Florida (USA), Naples (Italy) and Hurghada (Egypt), plus new flights to Sharm El Sheikh (Egypt) and Sal (Cape Verde), commonly referred to as the African Caribbean, which will be extended to operate year round from the winter 2023-24 season.

Leon McQuaid, Director of Aviation Development at Newcastle International Airport said:

“This is fantastic news and we are delighted that TUI has reacted to strong holiday demand from the North East of England with this significant growth and capacity investment at our Airport.”

"With more TUI seats than ever before from Newcastle International Airport, this is excellent news for holiday makers who will benefit from more choice and greater holiday duration flexibility.”

“TUI is a long standing and valued partner of Newcastle International Airport having served our region for 60 years. We look forward to welcoming more TUI holiday makers than ever before next year.’’

Andrew Flintham, TUI managing director, said:

“Our customers want more flexibility and to be able to choose a departure airport that is close to home – and that is exactly what the new TUI 2024 summer programme has been designed to do. We want every one of our customers to be able to create a holiday as unique as they are – departure airport, destination and duration are all key components which come together to make the perfect TUI holiday.

“The 2024 programme will see extra flights departing from across the UK. Newcastle International Airport will see a significant increase in flight seats offering more holidays to those living in the region.”

TUI’s programme for summer 2024 will include:

  • Up to 78 weekly flights to 29 destinations in 12 countries
  • Over 250,000 seats across Spain, the Balearics and the Canaries, over 140,000 seats to Greece and over 95,000 seats to Turkey
  • Daily flights to Palma de Mallorca, Spain and Dalaman, Turkey
  • 5 weekly flights to Tenerife, Spain
  • 4 weekly flights to Corfu and Rhodes, Greece
  • 3 weekly flights to Larnaca and Paphos, Cyprus and Enfidha, Tunisia
  • Additional flights to Hurghada and Sharm El Eheikh, Egypt giving new opportunities for 10 & 11 holidays.

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