Wizz Air announces four new routes from Kyiv and Lviv airports

FOUR NEW ROUTES FROM KYIV AND LVIV THIS SUMMER Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Ukraine’s largest low-cost carrier, announced today four new routes from Kyiv and Lviv airports.  Starting 18 June, WIZZ will operate its second service from Lviv Airport to… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces partnership with Chubb to provide its customers with travel and flight insurance cover

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, announced a recently signed partnership with Chubb to provide its customers with travel and flight insurance cover. Travelers who book flights via wizzair.com and the Wizz Air mobile app are now able to add either travel or… Read the full press release

Silver Airways further expands its Florida – Bahamas network with new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Bimini

Fares from $88 (including taxes and fees) available at silverairways.com* Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways today announced it is continuing to even further expand its Florida – Bahamas network and is starting new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Bimini on April 20, 2017. Located just 50 miles off… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s Ka-band high-speed internet system certified by EASA for retrofit on all its Global aircraft models

All existing European registered customers with Global aircraft can now take advantage of the industry’s fastest internet connectivity, consistent performance and seamless coverage European customers can benefit from the award-winning service centre network’s comprehensive capabilities and flexibility for retrofit Bombardier is the first OEM to deliver the new Ka-band system Global aircraft now complemented with… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches new non-stop service to Newark, NJ, Burbank, CA and Orlando, FL

Carrier continues to grow its presence, making it the go-to airline for travelers living on the West Coast SAN JOSE, Calif., 2017-Mar-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines inaugurates non-stop service in three new markets this week—San Jose, Calif. to Newark, New Jersey, which began on March 12; San Jose, Calif. to Burbank, Calif…. Read the full press release

UIA Now Offering Nonstop Flights to Tourist Favorite Budapest

KIEV, Ukraine, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — In summer 2017, Ukraine International Airlines will launch non-stop scheduled flights between Kiev and Budapest, Hungary. Tickets are available on UIA website, at the carrier`s Contact Center, UIA ticket offices, and authorized travel agencies. Effective June 15, 2017, the new daily flights connecting the capitals of Ukraine and… Read the full press release

Oman Air Aims for Lower Baggage Fares through DHL Tie-Up

MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate of Oman, is excited to announce a new partnership with DHL Express, a division of the German logistics company Deutsche Post DHL. This trial builds on Oman Air’s promise to scrap high baggage charges. The arrangement will allow guests… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Beats Previous Year’s Passenger Volume for the month of February

Group Airlines welcomed around 7.8 million passengers on board Seat load factor of 75.0% is a 2.7-percentage-point improvement from February 2016 COLOGNE Germany, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The airlines of the Lufthansa Group transported some 7.8 million passengers in February, 12.4% more than in the same period last year. Total capacity for the… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Group Invests 500 Million Euros to Enhance Personalized Digital Offers

New business class for the Boeing Triple Seven X One-way fares starting at 49 euros offer more travel options across Europe Presales through direct channels COLOGNE Germany, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — People are us,ging their lives according to their customized preferences. To support this, the Lufthansa Group is making major investments in the… Read the full press release

New A4ANZ Group Aims to Achieve Regulatory Reform in Aviation Industry

Professor Graeme Samuel AC to be appointed as Chair SYDNEY, Australia, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Australia and New Zealand’s major airlines today announced the establishment of a new industry group to advocate and pursue reform on public policy issues that impact the aviation sector and broader economy in the region. Airlines for Australia and… Read the full press release

Swissport International Honored at STAT Times Gala

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2017-Mar-13 — /Travel PR News/ — On 22nd February 2017, at the “STAT Times Gala Dinner and Awards” in Johannesburg South Africa, two representatives of Swissport Cargo Services, Colin Baldwin (VP Cargo South Africa) and Jeroen de Clercq (CEO Kenya), accepted the award on behalf of Swissport International. The award is the result of… Read the full press release

Wizz Air marks seven million passengers carried on its low-fare routes from Cluj-Napoca

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, celebrated today seven million passengers carried on its low-fare routes from Cluj-Napoca. WIZZ’s lucky 7 millionth passenger was travelling on the first flight from Bratislava to Cluj and was greeted upon arrival with… Read the full press release

Wizz Air marks one year of operations at Bratislava International Airport with route from Bratislava to Sofia

NEW LOW FARE CONNECTION FROM BRATISLAVA TO SOFIA Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, celebrated today one year of successful operations at Bratislava International Airport and announced a new low-fare route from Bratislava to Sofia. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 30… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new route from Sofia, Bulgaria to Bratislava, Slovakia

Budapest, Hungary, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Bulgaria’s leading carrier, today announced a new route from Sofia to Bratislava. The newest WIZZ service will commence on 30 June and will be operated four times per week. Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, is the… Read the full press release

Christchurch Airport welcomes Cathay Pacific’s new non-stop Christchurch service from Hong Kong starting December 2017

New Zealand, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Cathay Pacific has announced it will introduce a new seasonal service between Hong Kong and Christchurch from December 2017, directly linking the two cities by air for the first time. The non-stop Christchurch service will operate three times a week, departing Hong Kong on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays… Read the full press release

Embraer announces Azul Brazilian Airlines as launch operator of the E195-E2

São José dos Campos, Brazil, 2017-Mar-12 — /Travel PR News/ —  Embraer announced today that Azul Brazilian Airlines, the largest operator of the E195s current-generation in the world, will be the launch operator of the E195-E2. Azul’s contract with Embraer is for up to 50 aircraft, being 30 firm orders and 20 purchase rights. “Azul… Read the full press release

Embraer presents the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2

São José dos Campos, SP, 2017-Mar-11 — /Travel PR News/ — In a ceremony held today at the Company’s facilities in São José dos Campos, Embraer presented the largest aircraft of the second generation of the E2-Jets family, the most efficient aircraft in the single aisle jet market: the E195-E2. With the first flight scheduled for… Read the full press release

BA CityFlyer marks its 10th anniversary

MANCHESTER, England, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating a decade of success and growth of its regional airline business. BA CityFlyer, the wholly owned British Airways subsidiary, with its headquarters in Manchester, marks its 10th anniversary with good cause to celebrate – the number of customers using its services has more than… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways unveils revolutionary new Business Class experience at ITB Berlin

Airline will unveil a revolutionary new Business Class experience in a world exclusive premiere of its new patented product DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is set to take centre stage on the opening day of ITB Berlin, Wednesday 8th March, as the airline unveils its highly anticipated new patented Business Class… Read the full press release

airberlin at ITB in Berlin

Unwind and relax in one of the airline’s comfortable seats and order your “airgusto” experience from trendy international restaurants directly at ITB BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-10 — /Travel PR News/ — airberlin will as in previous years present itself year to an international audience between 8–12 March at ITB in Berlin. The airline offers ITB visitors… Read the full press release

Wizz Air celebrates its 2017 winter schedule for Romania with 25% discount on selected flights

500,000 MILLION SEATS ON SALE WITH 25% DISCOUNT* ON SELECTED FLIGHTS BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, has launched its 2017 winter schedule for Romania. Wizz Air is increasing its flight frequencies across the Romanian network with an average… Read the full press release

Wizz Air deploys its 6th Airbus A320 aircraft at its Katowice base

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today celebrates the deployment of the 6th Airbus A320 aircraft at its Katowice base. The additional aircraft allows the airline to launch four new routes to such popular holiday destinations as Catania on the island of Sicily,… Read the full press release

Wizz Air offers students chance to win unlimited travel on WIZZ network for one year

STUDENTS CAN WIN UNLIMITED TRAVEL ON THE WIZZ NETWORK FOR A YEAR BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today announced that it has launched the first WIZZ Youth Challenge, an international case study competition for university and college students. The competition provides a… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches its 2017 winter schedule for Sofia, Bulgaria with 30 routes to 16 countries

OVER 900,000 SEATS ON SALE ON 30 WIZZ ROUTES BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, has launched its 2017 winter schedule for Sofia. The Sofia WIZZ network will consist of 30 routes to 16 countries, including a domestic service to Varna. Wizz Air… Read the full press release

Jet Airways announces codeshare partnership with Fiji Airways

Jet Airways announces codeshare partnership with Fiji Airways   Mumbai, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s full-service premier international airline and Fiji Airways, Fiji’s National Airline, today (Mar 6, 2017) announced a codeshare partnership which offers guests travelling on both carriers convenient and seamless connectivity between India and Fiji via Singapore and… Read the full press release

airberlin welcomes Heinz-Joachim Schöttes as Head of Corporate Affairs

BERLIN, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Heinz-Joachim Schöttes (58) takes office as airberlin’s Head of Corporate Affairs at the beginning of April. This appointment is a further step in reorganising the airline by new Chief Executive Officer Thomas Winkelmann. “Heinz-Joachim Schöttes is an outstanding communications pro and will support airberlin with his expertise in… Read the full press release

Earn miles while asleep in a hotel bed now made possible through Lufthansa and Booking.com partnership

Lufthansa customers can now earn miles when they book a place to stay via LH.com as part of the Lufthansa Group’s partnership with Booking.com FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — It has never been so easy to earn miles: while you are peacefully asleep in a hotel bed, your Miles account balance increases… Read the full press release

Wilken Bormann appointed new Chief Executive Officer at the Lufthansa Hub Munich

Wilken Bormann appointed new Chief Executive Officer at the Lufthansa Hub Munich   FRANKFURT, Germany, 2017-Mar-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Wilken Bormann is the new Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at the Munich Hub from 1 March 2017. In this role he is responsible for the commercial management, station management, ground infrastructure and processes, as… Read the full press release

Bombardier’s C Series aircraft honored with 2017 Civil Aviation Laureate Award by Aviation Week Magazine

Montréal, Canada, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Aviation Week Magazine has recognized Bombardier’s C Series aircraft with its 2017 Civil Aviation Laureate Award. “Bombardier’s C Series is the first clean-sheet narrowbody airliner to enter service in more than 20 years,” noted Aviation Week Editor-in-Chief Joseph C. Anselmo. “In selecting it for this year’s Civil Aviation… Read the full press release

Air France awarded first prize for Customer Relations at the 13th edition of the Customer Relations BearingPoint – Kantar TNS awards

PARIS, France, 2017-Mar-07 — /Travel PR News/ — On 1st March 2017, Air France was awarded first prize for Customer Relations* in the Transport sector for the second year running. This 13th edition of the Customer Relations BearingPoint – Kantar TNS awards took place at the French Ministry of Economy and Finance, in the presence of… Read the full press release