TUI Makes Inaugural Flight from United Kingdom Written 23 March 2022

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Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner (PH-TFL) of TUI Airlines. | Wikipedia; CC-BY-SA 2.0

Florida Today reports that a TUI Airways Boeing 787 Dreamliner made the first transatlantic flight from Manchester, United Kingdom, to Melbourne Orlando International Airport (MLB) on March 22. The aircraft “brought TUI’s first batch of European holiday passengers from Manchester, England, to the Space Coast. Long anticipated by Brevard County officials, the vacation-package company is projected to fly in 135,000 tourists this year from seven cities in the U.K.” Each “TUI flight will carry 300 to 345 passengers from the U.K. to Melbourne. Airport officials expect 11 flights per week through May 1, when flights will increase to 16 per week.”
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