It’s summer holiday time across most of Europe, so we focus on what travellers can expect if they are flying on Monarch Airlines in the coming weeks.
About Thomson Airways
Thomson Airways is the world’s largest charter airline, offering flights to destinations around the world. The airline operates flights using a fleet of Boeing aircraft – including the latest B787 Dreamliner but within Europe the most commonly used aircraft are Boeing 737 and 757 models.
The seats onboard a Thomson Airways flight
The typical dimensions for Thomson Airways cabin seats provide a seat pitch of 28 inches, and seat width of 17.2 inches.
Checking in for your Thomson Airways flight
Traffic delays, longer than expected security queues are good reasons to make sure you get to the airport nice and early.
YES : Online check-in
Open for all customers from 7 days until 6 hours prior to departure
YES: Airport check-in
Opens 2 hours prior to departure, and close 1 hour prior to departure. Check in is free of charge
YES: Bag drop
Closes 45 minutes prior to departure (UK/Europe)
What baggage are you allowed on Thomson Airways ?
Don’t get caught out with expensive baggage charges … remember that airlines apply rules for a reason!
These are leisure and low-cost airlines, so don’t expect free gifts or activity packs for the little ones!
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Infants under 2 years old get a 10kg baggage allowance.
You can take a pushchair for free.
All aircraft have at least 1 washroom with baby changing facilities
There are no facilities for heating up baby food but staff can assist with heating baby milk.
If you want to know more about flying with Thomson Airways, read the latest customer reviews.
Thomson Airways customer reviews
“Read a load of reviews complaining about legroom issues. I’m 6ft 4 and was absolutely fine on the plane. Ok it wasn’t the most comfortable I’d been in my life, but it’s like sitting on a coach for 4 hours. It’s bearable”
“I didn’t expect masses of legroom, I didn’t pay for extra space. I was fine. I was just grateful they didn’t lose my bag”
“The snack offerings do seem quite expensive, but the drink prices are on par with other airlines we have flown with who don’t offer complimentary drinks”