TUI UK launches additional 37,000 seats for winter 2020 from East Midlands Airport


TUI has announced its winter 2020 programme with the addition of new destinations Hurghada and Tunisia and the reintroduction of holidays to Sharm El Sheikh.


The new flights to Hurghada and Tunisia from East Midlands for winter 2020 are on sale now with weekly flights to Hurghada operating on a Tuesday and flights to Tunisia on a Friday.

From the 5th November 2020 TUI flights to Sharm El Sheikh will be operating on a Thursday from East Midlands.

TUI have also added 10 and 11 night holidays to Lanzarote with the addition of a weekly flight operating every Monday from East Midlands airport, giving holidaymakers from the Midlands more flexibility and choice.

Returning to Sharm El Sheikh

Famous for the glistening red sea and amazing sandy beaches, customers can expect high quality hotels and the year round sun the region is known for. Four hotels including old favourites along the beautiful Red Sea coast are now on sale, with even more in the pipeline.

The exclusive 5T TUI Magic Life Sharm El Sheikh, is an old favourite, loved and enjoyed by customers who previously travelled back year after year. The Magic Life concept resort is picture-perfect, overlooking the Straits of Tiran. There is really something for everyone at from a stylish spa, fitness gym, sporting activities and professional live entertainment. The all-inclusive beach resort has 3 swimming pools plus 4 restaurants offering delicious regional and international cuisine.

The elegant exclusive 5T Reef Oasis Blue Bay includes a beautiful private beach, a waterpark and a large outdoor infinity pool perfect for cooling down in the sun and observing the stunning views. The hotel has a fantastic location, not far from the famous Naama Bay. There is so much choice when it comes to eating out – from the onsite Italian restaurant to the pub bar which serves food 24 hours a day.

TUI UK & I’s Director of Aviation Planning, Karen Switzer said: “Earlier this month TUI announced its winter 2020 and summer 2021 holiday programme which has since expanded with more destinations and added flights. We are delighted that the additional flights provide holidaymakers departing from our regional airports with even more choice when deciding where to go away. With additional flying capacity and more than 1,000 hotels already on sale for summer 2021 it gives those planning ahead the opportunity to choose the most suitable airport, destination and hotel.

“The customer is at the heart of everything we do and this additional growth to some of our customer’s favourite holiday hotspots from East Midlands airport demonstrates our continued commitment for people to discover their smile with us.”

Karen Smart, East Midlands Airport’s Managing Director said: “I’m delighted that TUI is extending its offer into the winter of 2020 while bringing back flights to the popular resort of Sharm El Sheikh. This is very welcome news for holiday-makers who love their winter sunshine. By offering more flights to destinations which are firm favourites with regular customers, holiday-makers in this region have a greater choice which is a great reason to choose East Midlands Airport."