Malaysia Airlines A380 operates Thomas Cook Rescue flights

A Malaysia Airlines A380 has been used to bring back 486 Thomas Cook passengers from Mallorca, Spain. The aircraft landed back at Manchester and is expected to operate more flights on behalf of the government’s temporary repatriation airline.

Dozens of aircraft from around the world have been contracted in an arrangement estimated to cost over $500m by the time its completed.

The Thomas Cook failure is being investigated by the authorities as it’s been revealed huge salaries were being paid to executives right to the end.