Thomson Airways, the first U.K. airline scheduled to take delivery of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner in January 2012, said the aircraft's increased fuel efficiency will allow it to consider a range of new long-haul destinations, including non-stop flights to Honolulu from U.K. airports like Gatwick, Manchester and Bristol in England and Glasgow, Scotland.

Thomson officials said they were considering non-stop flights to Hawaii after conducting a recent survey in which Honolulu was voted the most popular long haul destination by 75% of the respondents. Other possible destinations mentioned by the carrier include Argentina, Madagascar, Vietnam and Borneo.

Thomson, the third largest airline in the U.K., said they plan to take delivery of a total of eight 787 Dreamliners.


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