Veteran U.K. tour operator Thomas Cook failed after failing to secure rescue funding, and travel bookings for its more than 600,000 global vacationers were cancelled Monday.
Thomas Cook in numbers
- 22,000jobs at risk worldwide
- 9,000jobs at risk in the UK
- 150,000British holidaymakers to be repatriated
- 600,000total customers abroad
- 34 planesowned (Airbus A321 and A330)
Source: Thomas Cook