Grant Thornton Runway Run 2017 Is Back For A Third Year

              Belfast, UK, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The hugely-popular Grant Thornton Runway Run is back for a third year, with a record number of entries from the local business community expected for the 2017 event. Rugby legend Stephen Ferris has partnered with the business advisory firm to launch… Read the full press release

Earn and Use Miles On Flights to Europe With Alaska Airlines and Condor Airlines Partnership

New global partner gives Alaska frequent flier members travel and mileage accrual to Europe Seattle, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines today announced Condor Airlines as its newest partner, giving members of its award-wining Mileage Plan more opportunities to earn and use miles on flights to Europe. Condor flies nonstop to Frankfurt, Germany… Read the full press release

Win Two Tickets To Berlin in SFO Contest

#SFO2Berlin contest welcomes new service on airberlin, will award 2 roundtrip economy ticket SAN FRANCISCO, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — the San Francisco International Airport (SFO) announced a contest on social media to celebrate new nonstop service from SFO to Berlin on airberlin, Germany’s second largest airline.  The contest, titled #SFO2Berlin, invites participants to answer… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport awarded the Skytrax title for “Best Airport in the region” for the Fourth Consecutive Year

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport has been awarded the Skytrax title for “Best Airport in the region” for the fourth time in a row – the first time in the history of the awards that an Eastern European airport has kept its top position for four consecutive years. Presented at the… Read the full press release

British Airways Adds New Route to the Golden State

LONDON, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Made in Chelsea star Stephanie Pratt brings a Californian glow to Gatwick to celebrate British Airways’ new route to Oakland, San Francisco Bay. Stephanie, who went to college in San Francisco, stuns in a photoshoot to mark the airline’s first route from Gatwick to California, and its fifth service… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Home and Hub Is Named Sixth Best Airport In the World

Hamad International Airport named Best Middle East Airport for third consecutive year; also awarded Best Staff Service in the Middle East for second consecutive year DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-24 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to congratulate its home and hub, Hamad International Airport (HIA), on being ranked Sixth Best Airport in the… Read the full press release

Delta to move from Terminals 5 and 6 to Terminals 2 and 3 of Los Angeles World Airport

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — In May of 2017, Delta Air Lines will set off a move of airlines never before seen at a major U.S. airport. Airport and airline staff will relocate 21 airlines as part of Delta’s move from Terminals 5 and 6 to Terminals 2 and 3.  Much of… Read the full press release

Eastern Airways announces weekend flights to and from the Isle of Man during the TT festival period

Eastern Airways announces weekend flights to and from the Isle of Man during the TT festival period   Eastern Airways has introduced weekend flights during the TT festival period to meet high demand to and from the Isle of Man. North Lincolnshire, England, 2017-Mar-23 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK regional airline, which started… Read the full press release

Globally renowned composer and artist Dana Al Fardan named official composer for Qatar Airways Group

Globally renowned artist and Qatari local has created a specific composition for Hamad International Airport and the now-playing Qsuite commercials The artist’s latest album, Sandstorm, now featured on all Qatar Airways flights DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today named artist Dana Al Fardan, globally renowned composer and artist, as the official… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo’s transports champion thoroughbred horses from all parts of the world into Dubai for the Dubai World Cup

Emirates SkyCargo’s equine transportation solution provides comfort, safety and security to thoroughbreds in transit DUBAI, U.A.E., 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates airline, has been transporting some of the world’s best racehorses to Dubai for one of the most prestigious global racing events, the Dubai World Cup, which will… Read the full press release

International Paper Plane Association and Japan Airlines to hold annual JAL Origami Plane National Competitions

JAL Origami Plane World Competition to be held in 2020 besides National Competition and Asian Competition TOKYO, Japan, 2017-Mar-22 — /Travel PR News/ — International Paper Plane Association (hereinafter “the Association”) and Japan Airlines (hereinafter “JAL”) announced today that they will hold an annual JAL Origami Plane National Competition for children who have passed regional… Read the full press release

London City Airport offers several ways to treat your Mum special this Mother’s Day

LONDON, 2017-Mar-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Whisk your Mum to Amsterdam – or one of London City Airport’s 45 destinations – this weekend and treat her to seven million flowers, rather than just the usual bouquet. March is an ideal time to visit Amsterdam’s Keukenhof Gardens, with its magnificent display of tulips, daffodils and… Read the full press release

TAP Shareholder David Neeleman Honored as Personality of the Year at Lisbon Tour Fair

TAP shareholder honoured by Publituris at the opening of the Lisbon Tourism Fair (BTL) Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP shareholder David Neeleman has received the Personality of the Year Award at the opening of the Lisbon Tourism Fair (BTL) in the FIL exhibition centre. The prize awarded by Portuguese newspaper Publituris also… Read the full press release

TAP Proudly Displays Names of Portugal’s districts and autonomous regions on its Planes

TAP Express fleet baptised with names of Portugal’s districts and autonomous regions Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Mar-20 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP, the airline of Portugal and the Portuguese people, is the only airline to proudly display the names of the Portuguese districts and autonomous regions on its planes. As part of the TAP’s 72nd anniversary celebrations,… Read the full press release

Shannon Airport nominated in the category of Best Marketing of Airports in Europe at Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017

Ireland, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Shannon Airport has once again been shortlisted for the Routes Europe Marketing Awards 2017.  The awards are voted on exclusively by airlines and recognise the marketing and promotional activities of airports and tourism destinations throughout Europe. The independent airport has been nominated in the category of Best Marketing of… Read the full press release

flydubai’s inaugurates flight to Sylhet, Bangladesh

City becomes flydubai’s third destination in Bangladesh Dubai, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight to Sylhet landed today and was greeted by a traditional water cannon salute. Upon arrival, a flydubai delegation led by Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President Commercial for GCC, Subcontinent and Africa, was met by H.E. Rashed Khan… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces its fifth base in Poland; launches 2017 Poznan winter schedule

7 New Routes To Athens, Billund, Castellon, Eilat Ovda, Madrid, Oslo Torp & Tel Aviv  Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Poland’s No. 1 airline, today (16 Mar) announced a new Poznan base, its fifth in Poland, as it launched its biggest ever Poznan winter schedule (2017), with 1 based aircraft (an investment of… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces a total of 40 routes on its Manchester 2017 winter schedule

Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No 1 airline, today (15 Mar) launched its Manchester 2017 winter schedule, with 4 new routes to Cologne, Frankfurt, Kiev and Seville, a new winter service to Naples, extra flights to Budapest and Eindhoven and 40 routes in total, which will deliver 4.5m customers p.a. and… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches its first UK-Ukraine services; routes from London Stansted to Kiev and to Lviv

Dublin, Ireland, 2017-Mar-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (15 March) launched 2 new routes from London Stansted to Kiev (5 times weekly) and to Lviv (twice weekly), its first UK-Ukraine services, as part of its extended London Stansted winter 2017 schedule. Ryanair celebrated its new Ukraine routes by releasing seats for… Read the full press release

Los Angeles International Airport named one of Skytrax 2017 Top 10 Most Improved Airports

Los Angeles, California, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — In the midst of a strategic and collaborative initiative to improve the guest experience, Los Angeles International Airport (LAX) has been named one of Skytrax 2017 Top 10 Most Improved Airports. The international air transport standards and quality rating organization hosts the World Airport Awards, widely known… Read the full press release

Jet Airways announces strategic partnership with Uber

First of a kind collaboration in the Indian aviation space Leverage technology to unlock value and create innovative solutions for guests Mumbai, 2017-Mar-17 — /Travel PR News/ — With a clear focus to continuously enhance guest experience, Jet Airways – India’s full-service, premier international airline, announced a strategic association with ride-hailing major Uber. With this first-of-its… Read the full press release

Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 honored as the world’s number one terminal

MUNICH, Germany, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Munich Airport and Lufthansa can bask in the glory of a highly coveted accolade: At the 2017 World Airports Award, announced by the London-based Skytrax Institute, Munich Airport’s Terminal 2 was honored as the world’s number one terminal. The rankings are based on a survey of 14… Read the full press release

Oman Air further expands its fleet with new Boeing B737-800 aircraft

MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, is delighted to announce that a new Boeing B737-800 aircraft has joined its fleet as of 15 March 2017. This new aircraft will be used on short and medium haul routes and has a capacity of 162… Read the full press release

Swissport announces the appointment of Luzius Wirth as CEO, UK and Ireland

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Luzius Wirth joined Swissport in 2012 and has since taken up various prominent leadership roles within the group and since 2014 he has held responsibility for Swissport’s Group Services. From June 2017, his new tasks will include a focus on further developing and expanding the regional organization, as… Read the full press release

IATA and Hasan Kalyoncu University partner to train more than 10,000 airport employees of the New Istanbul Airport

Gaziantep, Turkey, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and Hasan Kalyoncu University (HKU) announced a new partnership agreement to train more than 10,000 airport employees of the New Istanbul Airport. Scheduled to open in 2018, Istanbul New Airport is forecast to be one of the largest in the world, with… Read the full press release

IATA applauds Canada’s order restricting the use of drones around airports and other high risk areas

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) welcomed the announcement by Canada’s Minister of Transport, the Honorable Marc Garneau, to implement an Interim Order restricting the use of recreational drones around airports and other high risk areas. The irresponsible or malicious use of small unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) near… Read the full press release

IATA launches IATA Cargo Handling Manual to help airlines and cargo handlers work together more effectively

Abu Dhabi, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced, during the World Cargo Symposium in Abu Dhabi, the launch of the IATA Cargo Handling Manual (ICHM) to help airlines and cargo handlers work together more effectively while improving safety and efficiency in air cargo operations. The ICHM is the… Read the full press release

IATA calls on air cargo industry to accelerate modernization

Abu Dhabi, 2017-Mar-16 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the air cargo industry to accelerate modernization and focus on delivering high quality service. The call was made at the 11th World Cargo Symposium, which opened in Abu Dhabi today against a backdrop of cautious optimism for the global air… Read the full press release

Belfast City Airport welcomes new Eastern Airways service to the Isle of Man

BELFAST, Northern Ireland, 2017-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Eastern Airways has announced that it will introduce a new route from Belfast City to the Isle of Man beginning tomorrow, Monday 13 March. The UK regional airline will run a daily return service to the Isle of Man with onward connection to Newcastle. Katy Best, Commercial… Read the full press release

British Airways launches comedy videos for ‘Red Nose Day’ starring David Walliams, Emma Bunton and Tom Daley

LONDON, 2017-Mar-15 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has launched a collection of comedy videos for ‘Red Nose Day’ (Friday 24 March), starring David Walliams, Emma Bunton and Tom Daley dressed as British Airways staff surprising customers in support of Comic Relief – the airline’s charity partner Launched today on British Airways’ YouTube page (youtube.com/britishairways),… Read the full press release