CAA announces airspace restrictions to protect the Royal Air Force flypast in July

LONDON, UK, 2018-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — The UK Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) has announced a series of airspace restrictions to protect the flypast in July to commemorate 100 years of the Royal Air Force (RAF). Restrictions will be in place for the main flypast on Tuesday 10 July and also the rehearsal, which will… Read the full press release

Amadeus partners with Adobe to bring improved capabilities to airlines

Announces new global partnership with Adobe Experience Cloud MADRID, Spain, 2018-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Airlines are united across the world by two goals: to grow their customer loyalty and to create consistent high-quality experiences for their travelers. To address this, Amadeus today announces the company is partnering with Adobe to bring improved capabilities… Read the full press release

Alexis von Hoensbroech named as the new CEO of Austrian Airlines

VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Jun-21 — /Travel PR News/ — At its meeting today, the Supervisory Board of Austrian Airlines AG unanimously appointed Alexis von Hoensbroech (47) as the new CEO of Austrian Airlines. Von Hoensbroech was proposed by Lufthansa for this position in April of this year. He will succeed Kay Kratky as of August 1, 2018…. Read the full press release

Gatwick becomes the first airport to achieve a Zero Waste to Landfill accreditation from the Carbon Trust

Airport also recertified as a Carbon Neutral airport today Initiatives include installing 100% energy efficient LED lights on the runway, saving a million litres of water in car washes and introducing incentives for quieter aircraft All empty coffee cups and plastic bottles also sent for specialist recycling GATWICK, UK, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches three times a week service between Sacramento, California and Kona, Hawaii from Dec. 20

Carrier continues to offer expanding options for travelers on the West Coast SEATTLE, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines brings more aloha spirit to Northern California with the addition of new nonstop service between Sacramento, California, and Kona on the Island of Hawaii. The new service, which is scheduled to begin Dec. 20, will be the only nonstop… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific welcomed its first Airbus A350-1000 aircraft to its fleet

Aircraft is the catalyst for Cathay Pacific to launch new destinations and provide an enhanced travel experience HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific welcomed the newest member to its fleet as the first of its 20 Airbus A350-1000 aircraft prepares to fly from Toulouse, France to the airline’s home of Hong Kong… Read the full press release

Wizz Air allocates Airbus A320 aircraft at its new Austrian base at Vienna Airport

INAGURATES FLIGHTS TO FIVE EXCITING NEW DESTINATIONS OFFERS A SPECIAL 20% SEAT SALE PROMO* BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low cost carrier in CEE, opens its Austrian base at Vienna Airport with one of its new Airbus A320 aircraft. The new allocated aircraft… Read the full press release

Wizz Air offers adventure seekers the opportunity to live unforgettable moments with the launch of “Flight to the Unknown” competition

#getlostwithWIZZ BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, today launches its new competition “Flight to the Unknown”, in Austria, a unique initiative that will offer adventure seekers the opportunity to explore and live unforgettable moments. This one-of-a-kind… Read the full press release

SAS launches new route from Copenhagen to Hong Kong from 2018 winter

In October, SAS will open a new route from Copenhagen to Hong Kong. This means that the route that currently flies from Stockholm, Arlanda, to Hong Kong, will be moved to Copenhagen, Kastrup, starting from the 2018 winter program. STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Since launching the route three years ago, SAS… Read the full press release

Stockholm Arlanda Airport welcomes China Eastern Airlines’ direct route between Stockholm and Shanghai

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — International air traffic from Stockholm Arlanda Airport continues to increase when China Eastern Airlines today launched the first direct route between Stockholm and Shanghai. Representatives from China Eastern, the Ambassador of the P.R. of China to the Kingdom of Sweden, Swedavia and its owners inaugurated the direct route… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport welcomes SAUDIA’s new service to Riyadh and Jeddah

VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Saudi Arabia’s largest airline now offers flights from Vienna. As of today, June 16, 2018, SAUDIA will operate flights to Riyadh before continuing on to Jeddah. The new flight connection to Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia, as well as to Jeddah, the important port city in… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport welcomes flynas’ new service between Vienna and Riyadh

VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Saudi Arabian low-cost carrier now offers flights from Vienna. Starting today, Thursday, June 14, 2018, flynas links Vienna with Riyadh for the very first time. Flights will be operated to the capital city of Saudi Arabia three times per week, deploying an Airbus A320. On the occasion… Read the full press release

Vienna Airport presented Austrian Airlines with the “Airline Award 2018”

VIENNA, Austria, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Vienna Airport announces the winner of its annual Airline Award. Austrian Airlines generated the strongest passenger growth at the airport in absolute terms in 2017, thus prevailing as the “Best Performing Airline. For this reason, Vienna Airport presented Austrian Airlines with the “Airline Award 2018” last night, on… Read the full press release

United Airlines celebrates 20 years of its nonstop service between Shannon and New York/Newark

Over 1.9 million customers carried on the service since 1998 Shannon, Ireland, 2018-Jun-19 — /Travel PR News/ — United Airlines is marking 20 years of its nonstop service between Shannon and New York/Newark. Since its launch in June 1998, the service has carried over 1.9 million customers on more than 13,500 flights. “We are delighted to… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport announces opening of Great Yorkshire Way direct link from the motorway network

Doncaster, England, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The second phase of Great Yorkshire Way which completes the direct link from the motorway network to Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) has officially opened to traffic today (Friday 15 June). Delivered by Doncaster Council and backed by the Sheffield City Region, this transformational project completed the last one… Read the full press release

Doncaster Sheffield Airport welcomes the start of new Flybe direct service to Belfast

Doncaster, England, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Doncaster Sheffield Airport (DSA) is pleased to announce the start of a new Flybe route direct to Belfast jetting off from Friday 15 June 2018. Passengers can take one of the five scheduled flights per week and arrive in less than an hour, to enjoy the land of… Read the full press release

CDA brings back “Fly with Butch O’Hare” family pop-up lounge to O’Hare this summer

Chicago, IL, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer the Chicago Department of Aviation is bringing back its popular “Fly with Butch O’Hare” family pop-up lounge to O’Hare offering passengers a comfortable space to relax, recharge and play. ​The “Fly with Butch O’Hare” lounge, featuring comfortable seating and charging stations, is a great place to relax… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines launches daily nonstop service between San Diego and Spokane, Washington, scheduled to begin on Oct. 1

Carrier continues to offer expanding options for travelers on the West Coast SEATTLE, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines adds daily nonstop service between San Diego and Spokane, Washington, offering a convenient way to travel between Southern California and Eastern Washington. The new service, which is scheduled to begin on Oct. 1, will be the only nonstop flight offered between the… Read the full press release

Spirit to begin international service from Orlando International Airport to 11 new destinations in Latin America and the Caribbean

Nine new international destinations and five new domestic routes begin in September 2018MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — From a tranquil rain forest, to a bustling metropolis, to the crystal waters of the Caribbean, the options for exotic culture and cuisine are endless as Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) grows immensely in Orlando!  In an unprecedented expansion, starting October 4,… Read the full press release

Spirit to begin service from Asheville to Florida beginning September 6, 2018

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — If you’re looking to hang out in Asheville, or ready for a warm Florida getaway, Spirit Airlines is ready to help you take-off and save!  Beginning September 6, 2018, Spirit will begin service from Asheville Regional Airport (AVL) to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL), Orlando International Airport (MCO), and Tampa International Airport (TPA).  Asheville will mark Spirit’s 67th service station in its… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines to offer Piedmont Triad ultra-low fares to Florida from September 6, 2018

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether you’re looking to theme park hop or hop onto a beautiful beach, Spirit Airlines (NYSE:SAVE) is set to whisk the Piedmont Triad away to sunny Florida with ultra-low fares!  Beginning September 6, 2018, Spirit will begin service from Piedmont Triad International Airport (GSO) to Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport(FLL), Orlando International Airport (MCO), and Tampa International Airport (TPA).  The… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific launches four-times-weekly service between Hong Kong and Brussels

HONG KONG, 2018-Jun-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific celebrated the launch of its new Hong Kong – Brussels service at an event held at the Square – Brussels Convention Centre on 14 June. Guest of honour, Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, was joined by officials… Read the full press release

Emirates to serve complimentary ice cream to all its customers at Dubai International Airport this summer

Dubai UAE, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — This summer travel season, Emirates is serving complimentary ice cream to all its customers at Dubai International Airport. Ice cream cups will be given out at the Terminal 3 departure and transit areas from 15 June to 31 August for customers travelling from or through Dubai. The ice… Read the full press release

Emirates to operate 24 extra flights between Dubai and Jeddah during the busy Umrah season

DUBAI, U.A.E., 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will be boosting its flights to Jeddah during the busy Umrah season. The airline will operate 24 extra flights, adding more than 10,000 additional seats between Dubai and Jeddah from 12 June to 24 June. The additional flights will be serviced by the Boeing 777-300ER. Emirates’… Read the full press release

Emirates increases capacity to five flights per week between Luanda and Dubai

Connection between Dubai and Luanda increases to five flights per week, and daily from 2018 winter schedule DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates announced today it will reinstate two weekly flights between Luanda and Dubai, increasing capacity to five flights per week between the two cities, starting from 1 July 2018. Customers… Read the full press release

Emirates SkyCargo and Cainiao Smart Logistics Network partner in cross-border e-commerce trade and airline cargo operation

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Jun-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates SkyCargo, the freight division of Emirates and the largest international cargo airline, has signed an MoU with Cainiao Smart Logistics  Network Ltd. (“Cainiao”), the logistics arm of the Alibaba Group, to jointly facilitate the delivery of cross-border parcels as Cainiao looks to expand its global logistics… Read the full press release

flydubai launches new Home Check-in service in partnership with DUBZ and dnata

flydubai launches new product called ‘Home Check-in’ in partnership with DUBZ and dnata Service available up to six hours ahead of departure with standard prices from AED 110 Passengers can save 30% on standard prices until 30 June DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai launches its new Home Check-in service in… Read the full press release

dnata acquires majority stake in DUBZ, launches full home check-in service for passengers

Home check-in service in Dubai launched with UAE carrier flydubai and KSA carriers Saudia and flynas Dubai, U.A.E., 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers flying out from Dubai can now enjoy the convenience of checking in their baggage and getting their boarding passes from their home or hotel.  dnata is launching these new services through… Read the full press release

Ryanair to open a new base at London Southend from April 2019

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (13 June) announced it will open a new base at London Southend, from April 2019, with 3 based aircraft (an investment of $300m) and 13 new routes to 8 countries, including Alicante, Barcelona Reus, Bilbao, Brest, Corfu, Cluj, Dublin, Faro, Kosice, Malaga, Milan… Read the full press release

Air Partner strengthens existing US network with the opening of new office in Los Angeles

Gatwick, UK, 2018-Jun-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Partner plc (“Air Partner” or “Group”), the global aviation services group, is pleased to announce the opening of a new office in Los Angeles (“L.A.”), in line with its strategy to grow its geographical footprint. The office, which opened on 4 June 2018, will service southern… Read the full press release