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

Wizz Air launches new exciting routes from Cluj-Napoca to Malta, Larnaca and Stockholm

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest low-cost airline in Central and Eastern Europe and Romania’s largest airline, starts this week three new exciting routes from Cluj-Napoca to Malta, Larnaca and Stockholm. Passengers planning their summer holidays to any of these great destinations can book their tickets from only RON 104*… Read the full press release

easyJet’s Winter 2017 flights across Europe are now on sale

Winter flights now on sale up until February 4th 2018 LUTON, UK, 2017-Mar-28 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet puts Winter on sale with flights across Europe now on sale up until 4 February 2018 easyJet, Europe’s leading airline, has put Winter 2017 on sale meaning that flights across Europe are now on sale until 4… Read the full press release

SAS concludes agreement with Regional Jet OÜ to operate routes to and from Copenhagen with four ATR72-600s

Stockholm, Sweden, 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — As a replacement for Jet Time, SAS has concluded an agreement with Regional Jet OÜ, which will be flying four ATR72-600 aircraft for SAS from August. SAS has concluded an agreement with Regional Jet OÜ, which will mainly operate routes to and from Copenhagen with four ATR72-600s…. Read the full press release

Experience New Delhi with AirBnB Trips

San Francisco, USA, 2017-Mar-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Airbnb today announced the launch of its new Trips platform in New Delhi, adding 15 bookable local Experiences to the thousands of homes available to stay in. Launched in November 2016, Airbnb Trips currently has over 800 active Experiences available, with bookers from over 73 different countries… Read the full press release

AirBnB Partners With Non-profit Organization to Empower Women in Social Enterprise

San Francisco, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Today,  nine women entrepreneurs from Langa Township in Cape Town graduated from a program that will  help them boost their community by providing sustainable accommodation options to global travelers. The graduates are the first class of hosts from iKhaya le Langa, a non-profit aimed at revitalizing the area… Read the full press release

Safety and Sustainability to be Addressed in Inaugural Safety and Flight Ops Conference

Montreal, Canada, 2017-Mar-26 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that “Creating Sustainable and Safe Operations in an Interconnected World” will be the theme for the inaugural Safety and Flight Ops Conference. This is the successor event to the successful IATA Ops Conference, with an increased emphasis on safety content. “Safety… Read the full press release

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