Jet Airways partners with Etihad Airways on new collaboration with global fashion industry

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MUMBAI, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways today announced it is to partner with Etihad Airways on a unique new collaboration with the global fashion industry. Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has announced a comprehensive new global agreement with WME | IMG to become a major long-term partner to the fashion… Read the full press release

Hyatt Gold Passport honored with “Best Elite Program” at the 28th annual Freddie Awards

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Travelers honor Hyatt Gold Passport with “Best Elite Program” in the Americas and “Best Elite Program” in the Middle East/Asia/Oceania CHICAGO, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) today announces that Hyatt Gold Passport was honored with “Best Elite Program” in the Americas and “Best Elite Program” in the Middle East/Asia/Oceania at the… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines to cover peak capacity requirements with five wet lease agreements for the year 2016

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• Objective: cover peak capacity requirements • Negotiations with up to five wet lease partners • Wet lease agreement with Adria Airways in cooperation with Nordica takes effect at the beginning of May VIENNA, AUSTRIA, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Austrian Airlines plans to conclude up to five wet lease agreements for the year 2016…. Read the full press release

Delta Air Lines to keep its corporate headquarters in Atlanta for next twenty years

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ATLANTA, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — The City of Atlanta today announced that Mayor Kasim Reed and Delta Air Lines CEO Richard Anderson signed a 20-year Airport Use and Lease Agreement. The new lease will start July 1, 2016 and will keep Delta Air Lines’ corporate headquarters in Atlanta through 2036. “I am proud to… Read the full press release

Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport brings ease and convenience to its guests with new interactive mobile software app iFlyAT

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Software application is designed to assist travelers at ATL ATLANTA, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport (ATL) officials today launched iFlyATL, an interactive mobile software application designed to aid guests at the world’s most traveled airport. “iFlyATL will bring ease and convenience to our guests at Hartsfield-Jackson,” Aviation General Manager Miguel… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport officially reopened the departures hall

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BRUSSELS, BELGIUM, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport this afternoon officially reopened the departures hall during a short reopening ceremony. Following the ceremony a few hundred passengers could check in from the departures hall again. The reopening of the departures hall is an important symbol of the recovery of our country a mere 40… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport to further improve travel experience for passengers by expanding its car parks

Budapest Airport to further improve travel experience for passengers by expanding its car parks

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Due to the continuous increase in traffic, Budapest Airport has decided to expand its car parks, to further improve the travel experience for passengers. The development will add more than a thousand new parking spaces, whereby passengers will have a choice of three different long term parking products,… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport celebrated easyJet’s inaugural flight from Lyon, France to Budapest, Hungary

Budapest Airport celebrated easyJet's inaugural flight from Lyon, France to Budapest, Hungary

BUDAPEST, HUNGARY, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Traditional firemen’s water canon arch of triumph, special easyJet and Lyon-style cake for the crew – this is how Budapest Airport greeted the first flight of the popular white-and-orange airline flight from the second largest city of France to Hungary. The budget airline will commence with weekly three… Read the full press release

Travelzoo honored with Global Brand award at PRWeek’s Global Awards

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LONDON, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — Travelzoo (NASDAQ: TZOO), a global media commerce company, won the prestigious Global Brand award at PRWeek’s Global Awards, held in London last night. These awards benchmark the most important public relations work from around the world, and honour the transformative campaigns that cross borders, build brands and establish… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport: bmi regional adds new seasonal route to the island of Jersey

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Bristol, UK, 2016-May-02 — /Travel PR News/ — On sale from today and commencing on 16 July, the weekly flights will depart on Saturday direct from Bristol to Jersey. With fares from just £80 one way or £125 return, the route offers excellent value for money. Jersey is just a short flight from Bristol yet takes… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines’ loyalty program Rapid Rewards® named Program of the Year for the Americas by the Freddie Awards

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DALLAS, 2016-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) loyalty program, Rapid Rewards®, has been named Program of the Year for the Americas by the Freddie Awards, one of the most prestigious honors for loyalty programs in the travel industry. Rapid Rewards was also recognized as Best Customer Service at Inside Flyer magazine’s… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways received His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum at its new premium lounge at Dubai International Airport

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum (centre right) and Qatar Airways’ Group Chief Executive H.E. Mr. Akbar Al Baker (centre left), officially open Qatar Airways’ Premium Lounge at Dubai international Airport

His Highness Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum is received at Qatar Airways’ new premium lounge Luxurious new lounge opening coincides with the official launch of Dubai International Airport’s Concourse D DUBAI, UAE, 2016-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (27 Apr 2016) Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker welcomed… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways brings its superjumbo Airbus A380 on the maiden Doha – Atlanta flight on June 1

Qatar Airways' First Class cabin on board the A380

Award-winning airline brings its world-famous First Class service to America for the first time, to start service to Atlanta Doha – Atlanta Airbus A380 one-time service scheduled for June 1 only ATLANTA, 2016-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways will mark a new chapter in its history of operations to the United States by flying… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways named Best Business Class, and Best Airport Lounge in the Middle East for the Al Mourjan Business Lounge in Hamad International Airport

Mr. Abdulaziz Al Mass (centre), Vice President, Commercial and Marketing at Qatar Airways received the award of Best Airport Lounge in the Middle East

Publication’s readers chose Qatar Airways as having the best Business Class facilities and the Al Mourjan Business Lounge at Hamad International Airport as the Middle East’s best airport lounge DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has been announced as the winner of two prestigious accolades at the Business Traveller Middle East Awards… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Cargo’s dedication to service excellence honored at the 33rd Cargo Airline of the Year event with All-Cargo Carrier award

Daniel Parker, Qatar Airways Vice President Global Sales – Cargo (centre) receives the award from Dan Morgan-Evans, Air Charter Service (left).

The prestigious award highlights the airline’s dedication to service excellence and innovation DOHA, Qatar, 2016-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Cargo was presented with the prestigious All-Cargo Carrier award at the 33rd Cargo Airline of the Year event. The glittering ball was held at the Lancaster London Hotel on 23 April 2016. Mr. Ulrich… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new servicing options via New Distribution Capability standard (NDC)

British Airways launches new servicing options via New Distribution Capability standard (NDC)

LONDON, 2016-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is rolling out a host of servicing options and an additional payment option via the New Distribution Capability standard (NDC), IATA’s programme to improve communication between airlines and agents. Agents are able to adopt NDC through existing booking systems, giving them access to a whole range of… Read the full press release

Victoria Beckham named world’s best dressed female celebrity traveller in British Airways’ Best Dressed Traveller List 2016

Victoria Beckham named world’s best dressed female celebrity traveller in British Airways’ Best Dressed Traveller List 2016

LONDON, 2016-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Victoria Beckham has been named the world’s best dressed female celebrity traveller in British Airways’ Best Dressed Traveller List 2016 – #bestdressedtraveller. The fashion designer beat stars including Amal Clooney and Angelina Jolie to the top spot, as compiled by the airline and Hollywood fashion stylist and Vanity… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates launch of its new route from Gatwick to Peru with special menu by Peruvian chef Martin Morales

British Airways celebrates launch of its new route from Gatwick to Peru with special menu by Peruvian chef Martin Morales

LONDON, 2016-Apr-29 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is popping open the pisco ahead of the launch of its new route from Gatwick to Peru which takes off on May 4. The three-times a week service puts the South American country firmly back on the route map and offers holiday-makers and business travellers the only… Read the full press release

Ofgem and the CAA will share the Enforcement Decision Panel (EDP) set up by Ofgem in 2014

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Ofgem and the CAA have today announced that they will share the Enforcement Decision Panel (EDP) set up by Ofgem in 2014, with the CAA having access to the panel for its competition-related regulatory activity. LONDON, 2016-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Ofgem and the CAA have today announced that they will share the Enforcement Decision… Read the full press release

Oman Air’s Security Department delivered “Security Aircraft Search” training for its personnel

Oman Air’s Security Department delivered “Security Aircraft Search” training for its personnel

Oman Air Training Reaffirms Its Commitment To Passenger Safety Muscat, Oman, 2016-Apr-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air’s absolute commitment to passenger safety has received another boost with the provision of additional refresher training for key staff. Working in partnership with Zurich-based aviation security specialists Checkport Switzerland, Oman Air’s Security Department has delivered “Security… Read the full press release