Another weekly flight added from Birmingham to Red Sea resort of Hurghada.
Looking for a getaway to somewhere sunny and exotic?
Midlands holidaymakers now have even more opportunity to escape the British winter with additional flights announced to Hurghada.
TUI (formerly Thomson) has added almost 5,000 seats to the Red Sea resort from Birmingham Airport.
An extra weekly flight to the popular Egyptian destination will start in summer 2018 from Birmingham.
The new Friday flight starts in May, coming on top of the existing Monday flight to Hurghada.
In addition, a new route to Podgorica in Montenegro is already on sale.
Karen Switzer, director of aviation planning for TUI UK & Ireland, said: “We are delighted to be expanding our programme from Birmingham Airport for summer 2018.
“We have added a Friday flight to Hurghada meaning we now fly twice a week to the Red Sea destination and with this additional flight customers can now book 10 or 11 night holidays.
“In total we have over 62 routes for customers to choose from when booking their holidays from Birmingham Airport.
“Holidaymakers in the Midlands will now have wider access than ever before to our diverse collection of destinations and hotel concepts.”
William Pearson, aviation director of Birmingham Airport said: “It is great news that TUI is adding additional capacity to Hurghada for Summer 2018.
“This complements the 62 routes that TUI has to over 27 countries, offering even more exciting destinations to passengers flying from Birmingham Airport.”
Source: Birmingham Mail