On Friday the Government confirmed holidays will resume from May 17, with travellers returning to the UK from specific “green list” nations free from self-isolating. Many airlines are now preparing to ramp up services, however have vowed not to fly holidaymakers to countries that are not on the “green list”.
TUI is pushing ahead with plans to resume flights and holidays from May 17.
Following the news Portugal has been added to the “green list”, TUI made the decision to add more weekly flights to Portugal and Madeira from London Gatwick, Manchester, Birmingham and Bristol.
TUI is now offering an additional weekly flight to Madeira from London Gatwick and Manchester, every Friday from May 21 to October 29, and twice-weekly from Birmingham, every Monday and Friday from May 17 to October 29.
These extra flights open up the opportunity to book 10 and 11 night-holidays.
TUI will also launch an additional weekly flight from Bristol operating every Thursday from May 20 to October 28. These flights will complement the existing weekly flights already on offer from other UK airports on Thursdays and Sundays throughout the Summer.
Andrew Flintham managing director of TUI UK said: “These destinations have always been a firm favourite for Britons, so it’s no surprise demand has increased following speculation they could be available from May 17 without the need to quarantine on return…