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Last Updated: Thursday, 21 April, 2005, 21:06 GMT 22:06 UK
New airport's long haul flights
Robin Hood Airport terminal
The first flight will depart on 28 April
Yorkshire's newest airport, which is due to start operating next week, has announced new long haul destinations.

Holiday group Thomson has announced it will operate transatlantic flights from the summer of 2006 from Robin Hood Airport, near Doncaster.

Passengers will be able to travel to the Caribbean, Florida and Mexico when the new routes begin.

The first scheduled Thomsonfly flight is due to take off from the former RAF Finningley base on 28 April.




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