Aeroflot further expands fleet with two more B737-800 aircrafts

MOSCOW, Russia, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (03 April 2017) Aeroflot took delivery of two more B737-800 aircraft in another step of its fleet expansion. One Boeing 737-800 VP-BMD is named in honor of Igor Stravinsky, the great Russian composer, pianist and conductor, one of the most influential figures in the 20th century music. The other Boeing 737-800… Read the full press release

Aeroflot opens ticket sales for flights between Moscow and Lisbon

MOSCOW, 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot today started selling tickets for flights between Moscow and Lisbon, which launch on 15 July. Flight SU 2606 from Moscow to Lisbon will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays, departing Moscow at 19:50 and arriving in Lisbon at 23:20 (all times local). The return flight SU 2607 will… Read the full press release

Silver Airways starts new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Key West on May 25, 2017

Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2017-Apr-04 — /Travel PR News/ — Silver Airways has announced it will start new non-stop service between West Palm Beach and Key West on May 25, 2017, and has slashed its fares up to 50 percent with its low Freedom Fares*. In addition to substantial savings, Freedom Fares provide travelers flexibility to change… Read the full press release

NBAA’s Small Aircraft Exemption extended and revised

Washington, DC, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has approved a 24-month extension to the National Business Aviation Association’s (NBAA’s) Small Aircraft Exemption and removed onerous limitations of the exemption’s applicability to operations outside the U.S. Effective today through March 31, 2019, the exemption allows NBAA members who operate small aircraft… Read the full press release

Smurfs to welcome passengers at Brussels Airport

Brussels Airport is expecting a record number of passengers during the Easter holidays, 3% more than in 2015, the record year. To ensure that everything runs smoothly during the holiday rush, Brussels Airport will again open family lanes at security screening during the busiest days of the holidays. Families with young children will be welcomed… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport launches its new summer timetable

In tandem with the start of Daylight Saving Time on 26th March, Brussels Airport is launching its new summer timetable which runs until October. The summer timetable includes 10 new destinations and welcomes two new airlines to Brussels Airport. Brussels, Belgium, 2017-Apr-03 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport is expanding its network with 10 new… Read the full press release

TAP launches new flights to Lomé, Togo, West Africa

Flights to Lomé, in Togo, already available for booking Lisbon, Portugal, 2017-Apr-02 — /Travel PR News/ — As from now, it is possible to book flights to Lomé, in Togo, with TAP. The operation to this new destination will start on July 17th, with four weekly flights. Portugal will then be even closer to Africa, since… Read the full press release

AEGEAN becomes the official airline partner of documenta 14 exhibition of Western European modern art

Athens, Greece, 2017-Apr-01 — /Travel PR News/ — Staying true to its commitment to support initiatives that promote Greece, AEGEAN has become the official airline partner of the internationally renowned documenta 14 exhibition of Western European modern art. For the first time, documenta 14 will have a twofold structure in which Kassel and Athens will jointly… Read the full press release

Wizz Air supports Debrecen Airport Run

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today (30/03/2017) announced the title sponsorship of Debrecen Airport Run, a unique running race, which will take place on the airport’s runway on 22 April. This announcement once again underlines Wizz Air’s long-standing commitment to mobilize… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines is the title sponsor of the iconic race Bay to Breakers

2017 Race Commemorates 50th Anniversary of the “Summer of Love” SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Bay to Breakers announced today (Mar 30, 2017) that Alaska Airlines is the title sponsor of the iconic race, which will be renamed the Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers. The multi-year partnership allows Alaska Airlines to meaningfully connect… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces unique solution to imposed Electronics Ban by offering passengers laptop loan service on US flights

Qatar Airways is the only airline to offer passengers a replacement laptop on all flights to the US in response to the Electronics Ban ‘Laptop Loan’ service ensures business travellers can continue to work as they travel on Qatar Airways flights Wi-Fi special offer allows all passengers to benefit from unlimited connectivity DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-31… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines announces Leadership promotions

DALLAS, Texas, 2017-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) announced today (Mar 28, 2017) several Leadership promotions from within the Company’s ranks. Ryan Green is promoted to Vice President, Chief Marketing Officer; and Bill Tierney is promoted to Managing Director Marketing. Within Corporate Delivery & Technology, Erika Linford is promoted to Vice… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific Airways and Lufthansa Group sign code-share and frequent flyer agreement

Cathay Pacific Airways and Lufthansa Group sign code-share and frequent flyer agreement   Cathay Pacific Airways, Lufthansa, Swiss and Austrian Airlines, sign code-share and frequent flyer agreement Shared flights will mean numerous benefits for passengers Connecting flights via Honk Kong to Australia and New Zealand under same flight number in future COLOGNE Germany, 2017-Mar-31 —… Read the full press release

Oman Air joined millions of people around the world in marking Earth Hour

Oman Air joined millions of people around the world in marking Earth Hour   MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The lights went out across Oman Air’s network of 55 international destinations, as Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, joined millions of people around the world in marking Earth… Read the full press release

Oman Air launches four times weekly flight from Muscat to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi

Oman Air launches four times weekly flight from Muscat to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi   MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Today March 28, Oman Air, the national carrier of the sultanate of Oman, launches its new four times weekly flight from Muscat to the Kenyan capital of Nairobi; the latest move… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific Air signs component support contract with AFI KLM E&M for its Airbus A320 fleet

Pasay City, Philippines, 2017-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — The Philippines’ largest carrier, Cebu Pacific (PSE: CEB), has announced a special promo exclusively for our valued guests in the Middle East. Starting February 13 to July 31, 2017, all passengers originating from Doha, Dubai, Kuwait and Riyadh travelling to Manila with pre-purchased baggage allowance of 40… Read the full press release

Oman Air announces new partnership agreement with Lufthansa

Oman Air announces new partnership agreement with Lufthansa   MUSCAT, Oman, 2017-Mar-31 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national airline for the Sultanate of Oman, is continuing its expansion across Europe and North America by signing a new partnership agreement with Lufthansa. Under the new agreement starting 26th March 2017, guests on Oman… Read the full press release

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft delivers Porter Airlines’ 29th Q400 airliner

Toronto, Canada, 2017-Mar-30 — /Travel PR News/ — Porter Airlines and Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced today that the airline’s fleet has grown to 29 aircraft with Bombardier’s delivery of another Q400 turboprop. Porter exclusively flies Q400 airliners. Porter’s home base at Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport is known as one of the world’s best urban… Read the full press release

Bombardier C Series aircraft successfully flew non-stop from London City Airport to John F. Kennedy Airport in New York City

The CS100 would offer the only economically viable commercial option for direct intercontinental flights from London City to John F. Kennedy Airport Flight follows the completion of steep approach demonstration flights at London City Airport CS100 aircraft expected to receive Transport Canada and EASA steep approach certifications in the second quarter of 2017 Montréal, Canada,… Read the full press release

Norwegian’s UK subsidiary becomes the latest member of Airlines UK

LONDON, UK, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK subsidiary of Norwegian has become the latest member of Airlines UK, the industry body that represents UK-registered carriers. The UK is playing an increasingly important role in Norwegian’s growth and in 2016 the airline flew 4.5 million passengers to and from 4 UK airports, with further… Read the full press release

Bristol Airport and KLM sponsor Bath round of The Tour Series 2017

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Bristol Airport and KLM have been announced as joint sponsors of The Tour Series 2017 when it comes to Bath on Saturday 20 May. Bath will host the first ever Saturday night stage of The Tour Series and the Matrix Fitness Women’s Grand Prix with a brand new… Read the full press release

Iceland’s WOW air announces new service from Bristol to Chicago via Reykjavik

BRISTOL, UK, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Chicago announced as the airline’s 10th North American destination. WOW air, Iceland’s only low cost airline, has today announced a new service from the UK to Chicago beginning in July 2017, with fares from just £139*. Flights will depart from Bristol to Chicago via Reykjavik, bringing the city’s… Read the full press release

IATA calls on governments to urgently find alternatives to the large electronic items restrictions

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on governments to urgently find alternatives to recently announced measures by the United States and the United Kingdom to restrict the carry-on of large electronic items on certain flights departing the Middle East and North Africa. The Case for Alternative Measures… Read the full press release

IATA calls on Canadian Government to improve the competitiveness of its aviation sector

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) asked the Canadian Government to improve the competitiveness of its aviation sector by prioritizing the elimination of Crown Rents over consideration of airport privatization. “The Canadian government has already pocketed about C$5 billion as the historical landlord of airport property. That’s a… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways participated in the Qatar-UK Business and Investment Forum

Forum attended by Royal guests of honour, senior political leaders and the Prime Minister of the UK Airline celebrates its strong ties with the United Kingdom in recognition of its 72 weekly flights to London, Edinburgh, Birmingham and Manchester Forum coincides this week with the 20th anniversary of Qatar Airways first flight to London Heathrow… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways received the highest award at the 2017 Air Transport Awards

Recognised for its innovative and leading in-flight experience, Qatar Airways collected the highest award at an elite ceremony held in Greece and hosted by Air Transport News DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways proudly accepted the ‘Airline of the Year’ award on Saturday 25 March at the 2017 Air Transport Awards, as… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines elects Wayne Newton as VP of airport operations and customer service

SEATTLE, 2017-Mar-29 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines’ board of directors has elected Wayne Newton as vice president of airport operations and customer service effective today. In his new role, Newton will oversee airport operations in 84 cities and a team of more than 2,700 employees and contractors. He replaces Jeff Butler, who is now… Read the full press release

Wizz Air celebrates the opening its 26th base in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

CELEBRATES 500,000 WIZZ PASSENGERS IN CHISINAU AND LAUNCHES TWO NEW ROUTES IN THE WIZZ NETWORK BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, today celebrates the major milestone of opening its 26th base in Chisinau, Republic of Moldova. The airline has based one of its… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces three new routes from Tel Aviv to Lublin in Poland, Kosice in Slovakia and Craiova in Romania

THREE NEW ROUTES ANNOUNCED FROM TEL AVIV BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe announced today three new low-fare routes from Tel Aviv to Lublin in Poland, Kosice in Slovakia and Craiova in Romania. The new services will have a convenient schedule with two… Read the full press release

Wizz Air adds Airbus A320 aircraft at its Tuzla base to support five new routes

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe, and Bosnia and Herzegovina’s largest airline, celebrated today the deployment of the second aircraft at Tuzla base. The modern 180-seater Airbus A320 aircraft will support operations on five new routes commencing in March from Tuzla to Friedrichshafen,… Read the full press release