Thomas Cook airlines saw their inaugural flight to one of the most popular LGBT+ holiday destinations, Mykonos take off from Manchester Airport yesterday.
The Lord Mayor of Manchester and his Consort joined the passenger celebrations with customary cake cutting and entertainment before joining them on the flight for a weekend in Mykonos.
The Lord Mayor of Manchester, Councillor Carl Austin-Behan, said: “It is a pleasure to be here today at Manchester Airport to launch Thomas Cook Airlines’ new service to Mykonos.
“Mykonos is a great destination for sun-seekers looking for a well-deserved break and it’s great to see so many passengers here today jetting off to the Greek island.
“Engagements like this are always heart-warming and fun to do, especially seeing so many happy and smiley people going off on their holidays.”
Manchester Airport are corporate sponsors of both Manchester Pride and Northern Pride in Newcastle.