Flights and holidays are cancelled

May 2009
Travel Weekly (UK);5/1/2009, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the cancellation of flights to Mexico and rebooking of customers by tour operators due to swine flu outbreak in the country. Thomas Cook Ltd., as reported, has cancelled flights to Mexico until May 5, 2009, and is offering assistance to customers who wish to return home early. According to a spokeswoman of tour operator, Journeys Latin America, the company has given the option of staying elsewhere or returning home to its four customers in Mexico's Riviera Maya.


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