Air France awarded first prize for Customer Relations in the transport sector at the 12th Customer Relations BearingPoint – TNS Sofres awards

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PARIS, 2016-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — On 9 February 2016, Air France was awarded first prize for Customer Relations* in the transport sector at the 12th edition of the Customer Relations BearingPoint – TNS Sofres awards in Paris. This award recognizes the efforts made by the Company in terms of customer relations. In recent years, Air… Read the full press release

Air France launches Airbus A380 service between Paris and Mexico

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PARIS, 2016-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — On 9 February 2016, Air France officially inaugurated its Airbus A380, the Company’s largest super jumbo in its long-haul fleet, on the Paris-Charles de Gaulle – Mexico route. To celebrate the event, Frédéric Gagey, Air France Chairman and CEO, Pieter Elbers, KLM President & CEO, and a delegation led… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport increases its investment programme to £2.5billion; opens discussions with contractors for its second runway

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Increased investment to help accommodate record passenger growth New tender process to include projects associated with second runway Gatwick expansion remains the cheaper, faster and more sustainable scheme LONDON, 2016-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has today announced the acceleration and expansion of its investment programme, totalling £2.5billion, to cope with rapid passenger… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport achieves the Gold Standard Investors in People (IiP) award

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Gatwick among UK’s top 1000 companies Gatwick supports and offers its workforce opportunities to improve London, 2016-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has achieved the Gold Standard Investors in People (IiP) award – jumping up three levels in just three years – the airport announced today. Gatwick has been benchmarking itself against other… Read the full press release

Star Alliance and Heathrow Express partner to offer Star Alliance Gold Card holders free upgrade when travelling on Heathrow Express trains

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Star Alliance and Heathrow Express have teamed up to offer Star Alliance Gold Card holders a special benefit when travelling on Heathrow Express trains – a free upgrade. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2016-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Making use of this offer is very simple. Customers just need to purchase a standard class single or… Read the full press release

Travelzoo announces the repurchase of up to 1 million of its outstanding common shares

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New York, NY, 2016-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global media commerce company, today announced that its board of directors has authorized the repurchase of up to 1 million of the Company’s outstanding common shares. Purchases may be made, from time to time, in the open market and will be funded… Read the full press release

British Airways’ Aviation Academy at KidZania inspires the next generation – girls and boys

British Airways’ Aviation Academy at KidZania inspires the next generation – girls and boys

LONDON, 2016-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Just six months after KidZania London opened, more than 32,500* children have already been through British Airways’ Aviation Academy at the Westfield based learning experience. Some 10,352 children have ‘trained’ to be cabin crew, while a whopping 22,642 have tried their hand at being a pilot. Proportionately, there’s still… Read the full press release

British Airways to serve up Tribute—the best in Cornish premium beer on board its flights from March 1

British Airways to serve up Tribute—the best in Cornish premium beer on board its flights from March 1

LONDON, 2016-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is to serve up the best in Cornish premium beer on board its flights from March 1. Family-owned St Austell Brewery has stepped up to the bar to work in partnership with the airline to offer its craft-brewed beers to millions of British Airways customers flying… Read the full press release

British Airways improves customer experience with new aircraft and refurbishment of its Boeing 747s

British Airways improves customer experience with new aircraft and refurbishment of its Boeing 747s

LONDON, 2016-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers at British Airways will be flying high this week thanks to the airline’s latest refurbished 747 going into service and two brand new aircraft joining the fleet. The sixth out of 18 iconic Boeing 747s earmarked for a major make-over, went back into service on Saturday, making its… Read the full press release

British Airways to start flying from Stansted this summer

British Airways to start flying from Stansted this summer

LONDON, 2016-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is to start flying from Stansted this summer adding a fourth London airport to its network. From May 28 the airline will launch flights to the popular holiday sunspots of Faro, Malaga, Palma and Ibiza. The Stansted flights will be operated by the wholly owned British Airways… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways celebrates sports during Qatar’s National Sports Day

Qatar Airways this week celebrated the State of Qatar’s National Sports Day

Sport is central to Qatar’s future vision Qatar Airways celebrates the day with its employees, reflecting the core values at the heart of the airline and its close affiliation with sport around the world DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways this week celebrated the State of Qatar’s National Sports Day, a public… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways to showcase three state-of-the-art aircrafts at the upcoming Singapore Airshow from 16 to 18 February 2016

Qatar Airways will be showcase three state-of-the-art aircraft from its fast-growing fleet at the upcoming Singapore Airshow.

World’s largest and fastest business jet, Qatar Executive’s Gulfstream G650ER, will be displayed alongside the flagship A350 and A380 aircraft DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today announced it will be showcasing three state-of-the-art aircraft from its fast-growing fleet at the upcoming Singapore Airshow from 16 to 18 February 2016. The three-time… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways listed as one of the most powerful global brand by Brand Finance

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Qatar Airways breaks through 2016 Global 500 list by Brand Finance National airline achieves the only Qatari listing among world-elite brands DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been ranked as one of the world’s most valuable brands for the first time, becoming the only Qatari company to be represented in the 2016… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways recognised for its on-board entertainment platform, Oryx One

Oryx One offers a dedicated family channel giving younger passengers a wide choice of the latest movies and TV content suitable for their age

Airline’s in-flight entertainment, Oryx One, recognised by premier Middle East awards DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was recognised for Middle East Content Innovation at the third annual Inflight workshop and awards held in partnership with F&E Aerospace, the organiser of Aircraft Interiors Middle East. The award recognises the outstanding quality of… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines appoints Mekanism its new advertising agency

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Creative agency will open an office in Seattle to support the airline’s brand refresh SEATTLE, 2016-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has named award-winning agency, Mekanism, its new advertising agency of record. Mekanism has more than 100 employees across offices in San Francisco and New York, and key clients that include Pepsi, MillerCoors, Ben… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines plans to bring more low-fare service to Greater Los Angeles by adding new service at Long Beach Airport

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California’s largest carrier of air travelers files slot application to add service at fifth airport in L.A. Basin Dallas, TX, 2016-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today confirmed its interest and application to bring more low-fare service to Greater Los Angeles by adding new Southwest® service in 2016 at Long Beach… Read the full press release

The Spirit of Scotland: VisitScotland launches first ever global campaign and social movement

The Spirit of Scotland: VisitScotland launches first ever global campaign and social movement

Edinburgh, Scotland, 2016-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — VisitScotland is bringing the spirit of Scotland to life in its first ever global campaign and social movement. Launched to the world today (10 February 2016) by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, the campaign aims to raise the spirit and profile of Scotland to the highest it has ever… Read the full press release

Acqualina Resort & Spa celebrates Valentine’s Day with romance-inspired offerings

Acqualina Resort & Spa celebrates Valentine’s Day with romance-inspired offerings

Five-Star, Five-Diamond luxury resort in Sunny Isles Beach offers romance-inspired packages sure to make any lover’s dreams come true for Valentine’s Day SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FL, 2016-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Acqualina Resort & Spa, the ultra-luxurious, Miami oceanfront resort set directly on the sand in the heart of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, is revealing… Read the full press release

Acqualina Resort & Spa launches new curriculum for the marquee AcquaMarine program for children ages 5-12

Acqualina Resort & Spa launches new curriculum for the marquee AcquaMarine program for children ages 5-12

Revamped Curriculum Incorporates Arts and Crafts, Technology and Dynamic Marine Biology Learning for the Resort’s Junior Guests SUNNY ISLES BEACH, FL, 2016-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ —  Launching February 15, 2016, Acqualina Resort & Spa , a Miami Family resort, will roll out an exciting new curriculum for the marquee AcquaMarine program, offered for children… Read the full press release

Rezidor extends lease agreement for the Radisson Blu Strand Hotel, Stockholm by 25 years

Rezidor extends lease agreement for the Radisson Blu Strand Hotel, Stockholm by 25 years

Flagship will see full renovation and room extension Brussels, Belgium, 2016-Feb-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Rezidor, one of the world’s most dynamic hotel companies and a member of the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group, and foundations closely related to the Swedish Order of Freemasons have extended their lease agreement for the Radisson Blu Strand Hotel, Stockholm… Read the full press release