TUI name their new Boeing  737 MAX 8 Aircraft “Rhodes”

The largest leisure, travel and tourism company in the world, when  TUI Group announced the name of their second new 737 MAX 8 aircraft “Rhodes”.

The aircraft “Rhodes” was based on the initiative of TUI Airlines to highlight their partnership with the destinations it serves.

With Rhodes being the fourth most popular destination for the group’s customers according to the TUI Holiday Atlas, Regional director for the East Mediterranean of TUI Destination Services, Michalis Mavropoulos stated that “the island of Rhodes is not just a popular destination; it has tourism know-how, modern quality hotels, competent and trained human resources. On Rhodes we offer special, diversified experiences and recognized hotel brands such as TUI Sensatori”.



The christening of the aircraft “Rhodes” took place at Rhodes ‘Diagoras’ International Airport, with a good luck blessing from the wife of the  Mayor of Rhodes, Fotis Hatzidiakos, Mrs. Agapi Kalomiri.

The Mayor of Rhodes thanked TUI for naming the aircraft after the ‘largest’ Dodecanese island in Greece, stating that “TUI will transport the name of Rhodes all over the world.” The partnership will help maintain the island’s competitiveness in international markets.  Mr. Hatzidiakos believes that the aircraft “Rhodes” will help boost the tourist flow to Greece and enhance the efforts to extend the tourism season.

GOOD LUCK to safe flights worldwide “Rhodes”.