The oldest travel company in the world stumbled badly a year ago when a heatwave in northern Europe deterred holiday makers from booking lucrative last minute deals, leading to two major profit warnings and talk of a need to raise funds.
"We are at an early stage in this review process which will consider all options to enhance value to shareholders and intensify our strategic focus", chief executive Peter Fankhauser said.
A sale, in whole or in part, would enable the company to invest more in its own hotels, improve its digital sales offering and drive further cost savings.
Europe's big two tour operators Thomas Cook and TUI both are both expecting a rough year with the hangover from last year's heatwave still hurting bookings.
"We have been clear that Thomas Cook doesn't need to own an airline outright to be a successful tour operator". It made earnings before financing costs and tax of 129 million GBP previous year, although it reported a loss in the last three months of 2018.
"The past year has been a holiday nightmare for Thomas Cook".
Airline business up for sale?
Citi valued the airline at 630 million pounds.
Analysts said there might not be many bidders to take the whole airline in one go, given turmoil in the industry.
The firm said profits for the year to 30 September will be about €1.17bn, similar to last year.
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That coincides with the company announcing a "strategic review" of the profitable and growing group airline business.
Tui, whose brands include First Choice, had been expected to update the market on trading next Tuesday.
Tour operator bookings were down 12 percent for the summer.
Thomas Cook said it had made progress in managing its cost base but that bookings for this summer reflected consumer uncertainty, especially in Britain.
Despite the Thomas Cook seeing its revenues increase 1% to £1.66 billion in Q1 2019, the company also saw an increase in its operating losses by £14 million to £60 million, with the prolonged summer heat wave and high prices in the Canaries hurting customer demand for winter sun. It said it had met its bank covenant tests. UBS Group reissued a neutral rating and issued a GBX 34 ($0.44) target price (down previously from GBX 60 ($0.78)) on shares of Thomas Cook Group in a report on Tuesday, December 11th.
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