Qatar Airways launches three-weekly flights to Yanbu and Tabuk in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

From 9 May and 19 June Qatar Airways will connect Yanbu and Tabuk respectively to more than 150 destinations worldwide through its home and hub, Hamad International Airport Three weekly flights from Doha to Yanbu and Tabuk will operate with an Airbus A320 aircraft DOHA, Qatar, 2017-Feb-26 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways today… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines launches training for its own pilots in cooperation with the European Flight Academy of the Lufthansa Group

• 23 pilot trainees started their training as “first officers” yesterday • Further courses will take place in April and August • Prospective pilots can apply on www.austrianpilot.at VIENNA, Austria, 2017-Feb-05 — /Travel PR News/ — In the year 2016, Austrian Airlines hired 145 fully qualified pilots. Now Austria’s flag carrier is launching training for its… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines presents A320 with special Building Bridges branding as its flying ambassador for the Eurovision Song Contest

• Austrian Airbus A320 with special Building Bridges branding • The Eurovision Song Contest as a first-time “green event” VIENNA, 2015-4-30 — /Travel PR News/ — The Austrian Broadcasting Corporation (ORF) as the host broadcaster and Austrian Airlines as the official carrier presented an Airbus A320 of the Austrian Airlines fleet with special lettering before… Read the full press release

Air New Zealand announced it purchased 13 new Airbus A320neo and one additional A320

Air New Zealand has today announced further fleet investment with the purchase of 13 new Airbus A320neo (new engine option) aircraft to refresh its international narrow body fleet and an additional A320 to join its domestic operation. Auckland, New Zealand, 2014-6-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Air New Zealand Chief Executive Officer, Christopher Luxon, signed the purchase agreement with Airbus… Read the full press release

Aeroflot took delivery of new A320 named after the Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov

Moscow, 2014-04-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot (Moscow Exchange ticker: AFLT) has taken delivery of a new A320 from the manufacturer’s factory in Toulouse. The aircraft has been named in honour of the Soviet cosmonaut Vladimir Komarov, twice awarded the Hero of the Soviet Union medal. The aircraft is equipped with new aerodynamic Sharklets wing-tips that improve aerodynamics and reduce fuel consumption… Read the full press release

Aeroflot took delivery of new A320 fitted with aerodynamic Sharklets wing-tips

MOSCOW, 2014-3-7 — /Travel PR News/ — Aeroflot has taken delivery of a new A320 fitted with state-of-the-art aerodynamic Sharklets wing-tips. The aircraft has been named in honour of Boris Vasilievich Petrovsky, the innovative Soviet surgeon and public figure. Sharklets improve aircraft aerodynamics and reduce fuel consumption (up to 4 per cent, according to Airbus). These new wing-tips are 2.4 m high and made of composite materials…. Read the full press release