After the company’s collapse, the final Thomas Cook passengers being flown home to the UK and have landed this morning.
with the last plane landing in Manchester, this morning, marked the end of the emergency repatriation, Operation Matterhorn.
The massive operation, run by the UK’s Civil Aviation Authority (CAA), brought more than 150,000 passengers home on around 700 flights.
This operation was the UK’s largest-ever peacetime repatriation programmed.
Richard Moriarty, chief executive at the CAA said: “We are pleased that 94% of holidaymakers have arrived home on the day of their original departure,”
Those remaining passengers who wanted to return after 7 October have been told they will have to make their arrangements to return.