Efforts to return some 150,000 customers of failed leisure operator Thomas Cook Airlines are scheduled to conclude this weekend, with the UK’s aviation regulator hailing the success of what has been described as the country’s largest peacetime repatriation effort. The Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) launched Operation Matterhorn Sept. 23, hours after the Thomas Cook holiday group called in administrators. Work had been going on behind the scenes for weeks to line up emergency ...

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