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Length of flight from Gatwick to Cuba

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Length of flight from Gatwick to Cuba

We are thinking of booking a holiday at the Melia Caya Guillermo but unsure how long the flight from Gatwick would be ?

What is the flight like with Thomas Cook ? Are the seats comfortable and is there enough legroom for a long flight. Long flights are usually only bearable if there are good films to watch etc.

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1. Re: Length of flight from Gatwick to Cuba

about 8 hours, have flown several times, albeit from manchester with TC - always found them ok and I am 6 feet

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2. Re: Length of flight from Gatwick to Cuba

Just wish it was 8 hours. The outbound flight time is usually around 9.30 hours with the inbound flight 8.45 - 9 hours.

Thomas Cook in 2008 took out several seats to increase the leg room however the seating across the cabin in economy is 3-3-3 so you are pushed for room width wise.

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3. Re: Length of flight from Gatwick to Cuba

hi wish it was only 8hrs. i will be flying to cayo coco next year got told 10.5 hr flight from gatwick,

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4. Re: Length of flight from Gatwick to Cuba

hi,

bellagio is correct, its about 9.5 out and 8.5/9 on the way home..

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5. Re: Length of flight from Gatwick to Cuba

it is a long flight but it will all be worth it in the end.. except when we are going home hehe

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6. Re: Length of flight from Gatwick to Cuba

Hi TizzyUk

The flight is surely closer to ten hours rather than eight hours as suggested earlier. Granted the return flight is closer to eight hours as you will be on a different route home as they follow the jetstream. A tail-wind will take a good hour to an hour and a half off the flight time for the return flight.

So bellagio is correct in his earlier post.

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7. Re: Length of flight from Gatwick to Cuba

Well, sure makes the 4,5 hr flight from Halifax look like a trip to the mall!!

But I think you will find it worth while after seeing the resort!!

Enjoy

Dapa1

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