The former Thomas Cook

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The travel agency Thomas Cook was declared bankrupt in September 2019.

Thomas Cook was an English businessman who founded the travel agency Thomas Cook & son in 1872. Thomas Cook Airlines Limited is a British charter and scheduled airline headquartered in Manchester, England. Thomas Cook has leisure destinations worldwide from its main bases at Manchester Airport and Gatwick Airport on a scheduled and charter basis. It also operates services from eight other bases around the United Kingdom. Since 2019, Thomas Cook Airlines operates an all-Airbus fleet, after retiring its Boeing 757-200,300 and Boeing 767-300 aircraft. The airline operates approximately 40 Airbus A320 Family Series aircraft of Airbus A320-200 and Airbus A321-200, the airline‘s most popular aircraft. The airline also operates 7 Airbus A330s for long-haul flights.

Here we see a Thomas Cook Airbus A330 OY-VKF which is an Airbus A330 version 200 aircraft. It was delivered as new to the Airtours International Airways of UK in December 1999. The machine has since served Airtours International Airways, Premiair, My Travel Airways as well as Thomas Cook Airways Scandinavia since May 2008.
Picture from Oslo Gardermoen airport 8.6.2019 by Ilkka Siissalo.


The same plane as above is approaching the Oslo Gardermoen terminal.
Picture from Oslo Gardermoen airport 8.6.2019 by Ilkka Siissalo.


...and now it is approaching its gate.
Picture from Oslo Gardermoen airport 8.6.2019 by Ilkka Siissalo.


...and now the wires are being connected.
Picture from Oslo Gardermoen airport 8.6.2019 by Ilkka Siissalo.


Condor, legally incorporated as Condor Flugdienst GmbH, is a German leisure airline based in Frankfurt and a subsidiary of the insolvent and now defunct Thomas Cook Group. It operates scheduled flights to leisure destinations in Africa, Caribbean, Europe, Indochinese Peninsula (until February 2020),[3] South Asia and North America. Its main base is at Frankfurt Airport. At the time when this picture was taken, Condor was in the middle of takeover talks from the bankrupt Thomas Cook group. This one is a Boeing B767. There are 16 B767-300ER machines in Condor's fleet.
Picture from Frankfurt 20.11.2019 by Ilkka Siissalo.
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