Singapore Airlines and French crystal maker Lalique to launch selected inflight items

Singapore/Paris, 2017-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ —  Singapore Airlines (SIA) and French crystalmaker Lalique have agreed to enter into a strategic partnership, in the course of which Singapore Airlines will exclusively carry selected inflight items co-branded with Lalique in its Suites and First Class cabins. The partnership is set to start with the launch of… Read the full press release

Shanghai based Juneyao Airlines to become a “Connecting Partner” of Star Alliance in 2017

Shanghai based Juneyao Airlines to become a “Connecting Partner” of Star Alliance in 2017   Shanghai, China, 2016-Oct-13 — /Travel PR News/ —  At a ceremony held in Shanghai today (October 10, 2016), Star Alliance and Juneyao Airlines formally sealed a strategic partnership which will see the Shanghai based airline become a “Connecting Partner” of… Read the full press release

First aircraft with new red-white-red Austrian Airlines and Star Alliance livery took off on its flight from Vienna to Chişinău

Vienna, Austria, 2016-Oct-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Yesterday (2016/10/06) evening, another Embraer aircraft took off on its initial flight OS 657 from Vienna to Chişinău, the capital city of the Republic of Moldova. This jet is the first aircraft in the Austrian Airlines fleet bearing both the new red-white-red Austrian Airlines livery as well as the… Read the full press release

Star Alliance offers two Round the World tickets for a good cause

FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 2016-Oct-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Each nominee was put forward by one of the travel bloggers who recently completed their own Round the World trip with Star Alliance. With a brief to select an individual or charity “deserving” of a Round the World trip, the bloggers researched and ultimately proposed individuals who… Read the full press release

Star Alliance changes layout of check-in area at Tokyo – Narita Terminal 1 with the rollout of new check-in concept

INCREASED AUTOMATION BASED ON HEATHROW TERMINAL 2 EXPERIENCE TOKYO, JAPAN, 2016-Jul-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance has successfully completed the rollout of a new check-in concept in the south wing at Tokyo – Narita Terminal 1, offering customers a wider choice of check-in options and giving them more control over this part of the… Read the full press release

Star Alliance and Heathrow Express partner to offer Star Alliance Gold Card holders free upgrade when travelling on Heathrow Express trains

Star Alliance and Heathrow Express have teamed up to offer Star Alliance Gold Card holders a special benefit when travelling on Heathrow Express trains – a free upgrade. Frankfurt am Main, Germany, 2016-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ —Making use of this offer is very simple. Customers just need to purchase a standard class single or… Read the full press release

Star Alliance redesigns its website across both desktop and mobile devices

UPGRADED IPAD AND ANDROID APPS AVAILABLE SOON FRANKFURT, GERMANY, 2015-11-27 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance, the way the Earth connects, has redesigned its website to offer a fresh, modern look and user friendly experience across both desktop and mobile devices, complementing the individual websites of its member airlines. Upgrades to its iPad and Android apps… Read the full press release

EVA AIR: Star Alliance launched social media campaign in China targeting international frequent flyers

Taipei, Taiwan, 2015-10-23 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance has launched a social media campaign in China, targeted at international frequent flyers in this market, as well as their friends, colleagues and family members. Using the slogan “you make the difference”, the Alliance is encouraging the traveller’s “circle of friends” to show their appreciation for… Read the full press release

Star Alliance named Best Airline Alliance by the readers of Frequent Business Traveler magazine

NEW YORK CITY, 2015-8-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance has been named Best Airline Alliance by the readers of Frequent Business Traveler magazine (www.frequentbusinesstraveler.com). The Frequent Business Traveler GlobeRunner Awards recognize the world’s best airlines, hotel chains, automobile manufacturers, car rental agencies, luggage manufacturers, and travel-related websites. “Our road warrior readers singled out Star… Read the full press release

Star Alliance member carriers welcome their newest member, Avianca Brasil

SÃO PAULO, Brazil, 2015-7-27 — /Travel PR News/ — At a special ceremony held at Guarulhos International Airport today, the Star Alliance member carriers welcomed their newest member, Avianca Brasil. “Adding Avianca Brasil to our network is an important step in enhancing our customer proposition in Latin America. Brazil is the most important aviation market on… Read the full press release

Star Alliance widens its distribution channels for its fare products

Autopricing now also available on SABRE FRANKFURT, Germany, 2015-6-4 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance, the airline alliance offering customers the largest number of destinations for round the world travel, has widened its distribution channels for its fare products. Travel agents connected to the Sabre Global Distribution System (GDS) can now book and automatically calculate the… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines: Jaan Albrecht accepts position as CEO of SunExpress; will remain CEO of Austrian Airlines until the end of May 2015

• Supervisory Board will decide on his successor at Austrian Airlines • Austrian Airlines and Tyrolean merge on April 1, 2015 • Klaus Froese appointed COO of the Extended Executive Board of Austrian Airlines VIENNA, 2015-4-1 — /Travel PR News/ — Jaan Albrecht, who has been the CEO of Austrian Airlines since November 2011, has… Read the full press release

Austrian Airlines will fly to Odessa, Ukraine four times per week starting on March 30, 2015

• Austrian expands its focus on the Eastern European market • 4x weekly to Odessa starting March 30, 2015 • Five destinations in the Ukraine: Kiev, Kharkov, Dnepropetrovsk, Lviv and Odessa VIENNA, 2015-2-2 — /Travel PR News/ — In 2015 Austrian Airlines will once again add a new destination in its focus market of Eastern… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport announced 18.7% increase of passengers in August 2014 compared to August 2013

BRUSSELS, 2014-9-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Brussels Airport recorded a total of 2.329 million passengers throughout August 2014, which is an increase of 18.7% compared to August 2013. With more than 4.7 million passengers in July and August combined, summer 2014 ended with a new record for Brussels Airport. These two months exceeded the… Read the full press release

Star Alliance welcomed passengers to its new home in Heathrow – The new Terminal 2 | the Queen’s Terminal

First passengers arrive at Star Alliance’s new home at Heathrow LONDON, 2014-6-4 — /Travel PR News/ — The new Terminal 2 – the home of Star Alliance at Heathrow – threw open its doors to welcome its first passengers, marking the start of a new travel experience for the 12 million Star Alliance passengers who pass through… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines and Asiana Airlines expand Codeshare Agreement

Singapore, 2014-6-2 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines customers can now enjoy seamless travel to more destinations in the United States, as a result of an expansion of a codeshare agreement with Asiana Airlines. With the expansion of the agreement, Singapore Airlines now codeshares on Asiana-operated flights beyond Seoul’s Incheon International Airport to Honolulu, Seattle… Read the full press release

US Airways to join oneworld® following its merger with alliance founding member American Airlines

New York City, NY, USA, 2013-12-10 — /travelprnews.com/ — US Airways will join oneworld® with effect from 31 March 2014, following completion today of its merger with alliance founding member American Airlines. All its regional affiliates, operating under the US Airways Express brand, will also transition to oneworld at the same time. Their entry into oneworld with… Read the full press release

Star Alliance Navigator iPad app won the prestigious Communication Design 2013 competition Red Dot Award

FRANKFURT, Germany, 2013-08-13— /travelprnews.com/ — The Star Alliance Navigator app for the iPad has received the prestigious Red Dot at the Red Dot Award: Communication Design 2013 competition, one of the largest and most acclaimed international design contests. The judges based their decision on the fact that the Navigator app for the iPad sets a new industry… Read the full press release

Overwhelming majority of Frequent Business Traveller readers voted Star Alliance top alliance for 2013

Star Alliance airlines win four Globerunner Awards NEW YORK, 2013-07-23 — /travelprnews.com/ — Star Alliance, the way the Earth connects, has been named Best Airline Alliance for the second year running by the readers of Frequent Business Traveller, an online magazine designed for the affluent frequent business traveller. “The readers of Frequent Business Traveler are among the… Read the full press release

Aegean Airlines won Best Regional Airline in Europe at this year’s World Airline Awards at Paris Air Show

Kifissia, 2013-07-01 — /travelprnews.com/ — Aegean Airlines, a Star Alliance member, is a winner in the 2013 World Airline Awards held at the Paris Air Show on 18 June 2013, scooping the award for the Best Regional Airline in Europe. AEGEAN voted by passengers for the 3rd consecutive year the “Best Regional Airline in Europe”. The Survey… Read the full press release

EVA AIR DOŁĄCZA DO SOJUSZU STAR ALLIANCE

Szerszy wybór na rynku połączeń między Chinami a Tajwanem TAJPEJ, Tajwan, 2013-06-20 — /travelprnews.com/ — Dzisiaj EVA Air została członkiem sieci Star Alliance, umacniając w ten sposób obecność Aliansu w Azji i rejonie Pacyfiku. Podczas oficjalnej ceremonii, która odbyła się na Tajwanie na Międzynarodowym Lotnisku Taoyuan, Prezes Star Alliance, Mark Schwab, powiedział: “EVA Air pomyślnie spełniła wszystkie… Read the full press release

Star Alliance Introduces Customised Navigator iPad App

First Airline Alliance to Introduce Customised iPad App FRANKFURT, Germany, 2013-05-21 — /travelprnews.com/ — Star Alliance has expanded its mobile device offer by introducing the customised Navigator app for the iPad. The new app complements the existing iPhone app and is a continuation of the Alliance’s strategy of providing easy mobile access to its products and… Read the full press release

SAS and Turkish Airlines commence code-share partnership

2013-04-17 — /travelprnews.com/ — SAS and Star Alliance partner Turkish Airlines are today entering into a code-share agreement that offers Scandinavian travelers easy access to six destinations in Turkey. As of today, SAS customers are able to book Turkish Airlines operated flights with a SK flight code on www.flysas.com (or with a travel agency) from Copenhagen,… Read the full press release