TUI Airways

TUI Airways has been named the World's Best Leisure Airline at the Skytrax World Airline Awards no fewer than seven times. Flying from 22 British airports to more than 70 around-the-world airports, TUI Airways cover short-haul, mid-haul and long-haul destinations. Some of their most popular routes are European holiday spots like Algarve, Benidorm and Gran Canaria. They also offer long-haul flights to destinations like Jamaica, New York and Mexico. Long-haul flights are often on the state-of-the-art TUI Dreamliner, a plane with bigger windows, more headroom and legroom, and quieter engines.

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Why fly with TUI Airways

How to Check-in

You can check in online two weeks before your flight if you've booked a premium ticket (for example Premium Club, Seats with Extra Legroom, Seats with Extra Space, or Select your Seat). Otherwise, online check-in opens seven days before your flight. Online check-in closes six hours before your scheduled departure when leaving the UK, but closes 25 hours before departure on your return leg. Airport check-in is also available.

Baggage Allowances and Fees

TUI Airways hand luggage allowance: size, weight and fees

Hand Luggage size: Maximum dimensions of 55cm x 40cm x 20cm.

Hand luggage weight allowance: Up to 5kg.

Number of bags allowed on board: One piece per passenger.

Cost to check in oversized luggage: Costs vary based on route.

TUI Airways hold luggage allowance: size, weight and fees

Hold baggage size: N/A.

Hold luggage weight allowance: No one item may exceed 20kg.

Number of hold bags allowed: Up to three per passenger, depending on your booking.

You can find information on hand baggage weight, shape and size on our handy guide to hand baggage sizes and weight restrictions.


If you’re flying on the TUI Dreamliner, you’ll have 34 inches of legroom. The average seat pitch is 29", which is one inch of legroom less than easyJet and two inches less than Ryanair.

Booking Fees

There's no charge for debit or credit cards.

Service on board

Light bites, snacks and sandwiches are available to purchase on short-haul and mid-haul flights, with a light meal included on flights to Lapland and Cape Verde. On long-haul flights (seven hours or more), a three-course meal served with drinks, and a light snack are included in the ticket price. And, you’ll have the option to buy extra food. The TUI Dreamliner has seatback TV sets offering a selection of films and TV shows. Seats in the Premium Club cabin come with UK lounge access.


TUI often tops the airline punctuality charts.


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