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Spain: Holidaymakers stranded in Menorca after Thomas Cook's collapse

Spain, Menorca
September 23, 2019 at 08:31 GMT +00:00 · Published

The collapse of UK tour operator Thomas Cook left hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers stranded around the world. Footage filmed on Monday shows passengers with suitcases waiting for updates on their travel at the departures hall inside Menorca Airport.

Thomas Cook entered liquidation after negotiations to rescue the 178-year-old company failed.

After the announcement, the UK government launched an operation, the biggest ever during peacetime, to bring more than 150,000 British tourists home.

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The collapse of UK tour operator Thomas Cook left hundreds of thousands of holidaymakers stranded around the world. Footage filmed on Monday shows passengers with suitcases waiting for updates on their travel at the departures hall inside Menorca Airport.

Thomas Cook entered liquidation after negotiations to rescue the 178-year-old company failed.

After the announcement, the UK government launched an operation, the biggest ever during peacetime, to bring more than 150,000 British tourists home.

Mandatory credit: MichaelSwelham

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