New route to Gran Canaria introduced at Aberdeen International Airport

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Thomson and First Choice has announced they are increasing capacity at Aberdeen International Airport with a new route to Las Palmas, Gran Canaria.

Customers travelling from the airport will also have access to some of Thomson’s flagship hotels including the 5T Lopesan Baobab Thomson Platinum, which offers seven pools, four restaurants and safari-lodge styling.

The new route will go on sale on April 23.

Karen Switzer, Director of Aviation Planning for Thomson and First Choice, said: “The introduction of the new route to Gran Canaria demonstrates our commitment to Aberdeen International Airport and our Scottish customers, and following the success of similar routes across a number of regional airports, we know that the demand is there.

“Expanding access to our portfolio of destinations and hotels is a key part of our overall strategy and we hope that this move will enhance the holiday experience for our customers.”

Carol Benzie, Managing Director of Aberdeen International Airport, said: “We are delighted that Thomson and First Choice have chosen to add capacity for one of our most popular leisure destinations in 2016. Continuing to grow our leisure portfolio is a key strategic priority for us and the additional capacity is great news for passengers wishing to travel directly from their local airport.”


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