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Tui ‘reviewing’ Turkey programme as Jet2 resumes flights

Tui is reviewing its programme to Turkey after rival Jet2 restarted flights as the country was removed from the travel red list.

The Turkish programme of the UK and Ireland arm of Europe’s largest operator is currently cancelled until September 30.

However, the company confirmed that its programme was being reviewed “with any updates in the coming week”.

Tui is currently serving a range of European destinations, including the Canary and Balearic islands, Croatia, Cyprus, 12 Greek islands, Naples in Italy, Madeira and Porto Santo, Alicante, Malaga and Reus in mainland Spain, Morocco and the Portuguese Algarve, using in-house flying.

Non-Tui flights are being used to Gibraltar, Athens, the Peloponnese and Mykonos in Greece; Iceland; Pugla, Sardinia, Sicily, Tuscany and Venice in Italy; Jersey; Almeria and Barcelona in Spain; Malta, Lisbon and Switzerland. Long-haul destinations include Antigua, Barbados, Grenada and Dubai.

Holidays remain cancelled to Mauritius on non-Tui flights until September 30; Hurghada and Sharm El Sheikh in Egypt and Jamaica using in-house flying until October 9 as well as Canada, Kenya, Maldives and the US on non-Tui flights.

Cancellations until October 31 include Tui flights to Aruba, Austria, Italy and Slovenia, Varna and Bourgas in Bulgaria, Costa Rica, Marsa Alam in Egypt, Florida, Calabria, Sardinia and Sicily in Italy; Almeria and Girona on mainland Spain; Malta, Montenegro, Thailand and Tunisia.

Non-Tui flight cancellations until the end of next month include Austria, India, Indonesia, Italy, Seychelles, Tanzania, Thailand, Trinidad & Tobago and Turkey.

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