Big-hearted Scottish woman sparks £5000 whip round for Thomas Cook crew on board flight

A big-hearted Glasgow woman initiated a £5000 whip round on board one of the last ever Thomas Cook flights after tearful cabin crew announced they had lost their jobs.

Tuesday, 24th September 2019, 11:05 am
Updated Tuesday, 24th September 2019, 12:51 pm
Ashleigh MacLennan was on board one of the last ever Thomas Cook flights. Picture: Getty Images (left) Contributed (right)

Ashleigh MacLennan, 31, was travelling on board the 13:55 Las Vegas to Manchester flight on Monday when crew announced to passengers that the 178-year-old travel firm had ceased trading.As distraught flight staff revealed they wouldn't be getting paid for their final flight, the quick-thinking Glaswegian decided to take action and prompted a collection for the tearful crew.

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Ashleigh MacLennan was on board one of the last ever Thomas Cook flights. Picture: Getty Images (left) Contributed (right)

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