New for Summer 2018 – Crete

Thomson & First Choice introduce new route to Crete

Thomson & First Choice are today announcing a new route for Norwich airport for anyone taking a holiday in summer 2018.

Holidaymakers from Norwich will now be able to soak up the sunshine in the beautiful Heraklion area of Crete.

The move to introduce new routes is part of the holiday company’s strategy to ensure customers across the UK can fly from their local airport and stay at the finest hotels in some of the most captivating destinations. Today marks the launch of all summer 2018 holidays for the brands which includes new routes.

Customers travelling on the new route to Heraklion, Crete will now have access to some of Thomson & First Choice’s most popular flagship hotels, including the 5T TUI SENSATORI Resort Crete by Atlantica. This first Sensatori property is well-versed in the art of indulgence, where everything from meals to spa treatments are served with a touch of classic, Greek style.

Those flying to Crete can also visit the newly opened, adult’s only 5T Platinum Insula Alba Resport and Spa for designer decor and breathtaking sea views.

Karen Switzer, Director of Aviation Planning for TUI UK & Ireland, said: “Adding more capacity from Norwich with the introduction of a new route to Herklion, Crete demonstrates our commitment to both the airport and the local community in the area.  Increasing access to our exciting collection of destinations and hotels is a key part of our overall strategy and will enhance the holiday experience for our customers.

Richard Pace Managing Director of Norwich Airport said: “We are delighted to hear that Thomson and First Choice are increasing the number of flights, holidays and destinations available from Norwich Airport.  This decision further demonstrates their commitment to the airport and reflects the high level of demand from customers wishing to fly from Norwich.  The introduction of Heraklion, Crete for summer 2018 is very exciting and offers local holidaymakers more choice from their local airport.