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Old 15th Nov 2017, 16:23
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Thomson Dreamliner

Just booked next years summer holiday, a week in Antalya flying from Gatwick (deep joy ) The upside of that is that we are on the 787, which I'm looking forward to immensely (and was nothing to do with me suggesting this particular holiday, honest guv.) I just wanted to know do all the Thomson 787s have seat back IFE fitted?
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Old 16th Nov 2017, 16:37
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The airline is now TUI..

Your answer about the IFE appears to be Yes..

https://www.tui.co.uk/destinations/info/dreamliner

under Quality Time

Now then.. What About Gatwick required the ??
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Old 16th Nov 2017, 16:48
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The fact that it's a sh!t hole?!
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Old 16th Nov 2017, 18:32
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Originally Posted by Out Of Trim View Post
The airline is now TUI..
Old habits die hard, I've only just stopped calling them Brittania...


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Now then.. What About Gatwick required the ??
Compared to Bournemouth and Southampton, everything!
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Which airports does Tui operate the 787 from, and to which destinations?
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Old 21st Nov 2017, 10:59
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TUI have one with a hole in it at MAN!
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Old habits die hard, I've only just stopped calling them Brittania...
....or even Britannia for that matter
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Old 21st Nov 2017, 11:41
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....or even Britannia for that matter
The really annoying thing is I've got a model of a Britannia 767 sat on my desk in front of me and I STILL managed to spell it wrong!
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I met my wife when she was working for Britannia. The correct spelling was beaten into me!
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Old 21st Nov 2017, 16:01
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I wouldn't be that excited about flying on a 787, if I were you. Despite all the hooplah, they seem pretty much the same as other aircraft inside to me.

They are quite fast - I'll give them that!
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Old 21st Nov 2017, 16:51
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Originally Posted by Captivep View Post
I wouldn't be that excited about flying on a 787, if I were you. Despite all the hooplah, they seem pretty much the same as other aircraft inside to me.

They are quite fast - I'll give them that!
Not as fast as a Trident or VC10 though.
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Old 21st Nov 2017, 19:45
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Originally Posted by Captivep View Post
I wouldn't be that excited about flying on a 787, if I were you. Despite all the hooplah, they seem pretty much the same as other aircraft inside to me.

They are quite fast - I'll give them that!
Not hugely excited, I just want to annoy everybody with the window. Goes dark, goes light, goes dark, goes light...

I tweeted TUi earlier with the question. Apparently they don't all have the screens fitted, its only the long haul aircraft which seems a bit odd, but I suppose it saves them a few million quid on the purchase price. Just got to explain to the kids now that they can't watch films the whole way there
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Old 21st Nov 2017, 21:16
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Surely all the TUI UK 787's are long haul aircraft - that get used on short/medium range high density routes during high season?
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Originally Posted by spannersatcx View Post
TUI have one with a hole in it at MAN!
QATAR aircraft I think.
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Originally Posted by Fishaman View Post
QATAR aircraft I think.
PPRuNe: Ground collision at Manchester
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Originally Posted by Fishaman View Post
QATAR aircraft I think.
the pic is from a TUI 787 at MAN yesterday.

there may well be a QR one as well, but the pic I was sent was of a TUI one!
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Flew back from Tenerife on a Tui 787 last year. The entertainment system did work. Best take your own headphones as they charge you for them when flying a non long haul route.
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Old 27th Nov 2017, 18:52
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Stick 9 abreast on a 787 and you ruin what the aircraft is supposed to generate. A more comfortable flight experience.
Apart from alledgedly better quality air onboard, it's very uncomfortable.
Give me the A330 anytime.
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Why did G-TUII position MAN-DSA-MBJ yesterday then MBJ-MAN this morning ?
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Originally Posted by OwnNav View Post
Why did G-TUII position MAN-DSA-MBJ yesterday then MBJ-MAN this morning ?
Through the Winter season TUI are doing doglegs through secondary airports on the Manchester - Jamaica flights. Belfast, Bournemouth, Doncaster, Glasgow, maybe others.

It'll do the reciprocal to Doncaster on 12 December and then over to Manchester.
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