Helsinki Airport introduces new double bridges in the West Pier

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — With two passenger bridges, the multiple aircraft ramp system (MARS) can accommodate two small planes or a single wide-body aircraft to which passengers pass through two jet bridges. This allows more and more passengers to board and deboard quickly through passenger bridges. Many passengers know how much more convenient… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport launches pet relief areas

Vantaa, Finland, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Over 10 000 dogs travel through Helsinki Airport yearly. Flying with a pet is now even more convenient as Helsinki Airport has installed two pet relief areas for animals: one at the main entrance of Terminal 2 and one in the non-Schengen area. Flying with animals is… Read the full press release

Wizz Air further expands in Russia by launching four new routes from Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s greenest airline* and the largest low-cost carrier in Central and Eastern Europe, announced today its further expansion in Russia by launching four new routes from Pulkovo Airport, Saint Petersburg to Bucharest (Romania), Sofia (Bulgaria), Vilnius (Lithuania) and Bratislava (Slovakia), which will commence in June and July 2020. Passengers traveling from Russia can plan their new… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces the allocation of a ninth aircraft to its Vienna base

Vienna, Austria, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Europe’s fastest growing and greenest airline announced today (JAN 17, 2020) the allocation of a ninth aircraft to its Vienna base. The new Airbus A321 will join the fleet on 1 July 2020, enabling the start of five new routes from Vienna to Alghero, Corfu, Faro, Podgorica and Suceava as well as… Read the full press release

Royal Air Maroc to become oneworld’s first full member in the African continent

NEW YORK, NY, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Air Maroc will join the oneworld® alliance effective 1 April 2020, becoming oneworld’s first full member in the African continent and bringing even more destinations and benefits for oneworld’s frequent flyers. The entry of Royal Air Maroc into oneworld from 1 April follows a 15-month implementation programme to integrate… Read the full press release

Manchester Airport welcomes WestJet’s direct flights to Halifax, Nova Scotia in Canada

Direct flight to Halifax launching in June with WestJet Service takes only six hours so will be the quickest route to North America Four flights per week on Boeing 737-700 with two classes Excellent onward connectivity including Ottawa, Calgary and Edmonton Route set to benefit more than 1,600 companies in the North West that do… Read the full press release

Sheremetyevo International Airport opens new high-tech passenger terminal

Passengers of Aeroflot flight SU 2203 from Helsinki to Moscow were the first to enjoy the services, comfort, and spectacular design of the new high-tech terminal Moscow, Russia, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Sheremetyevo International Airport’s new passenger terminal – built and equipped in compliance with the highest global standards – was opened to… Read the full press release

SAS appoints Charlotte Svensson as new Executive vice president and Chief Information Officer

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS is pleased to announce that Charlotte Svensson has been appointed to be new Executive vice president and Chief Information Officer (CIO) as of February 1st  2020.  Charlotte Svensson will succeed Mattias Forsberg who in October announced he is leaving SAS for a new position as CIO… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport welcomes new services to Xi’an and Chengdu, China

Budapest, Hungary, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — A little more than six months after launching the Shanghai – Budapest flight, China Eastern and Shanghai Airlines announced that in view of the outstanding demand it further strengthens the aerial connection between the two countries by stopping in two additional Chinese cities. The Budapest – Shanghai… Read the full press release

Southwest Airlines addS more flight options for football fans traveling to the big game in South Florida

DALLAS, TEXAS, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) today (Jan 20, 2020) added more flight options on Southwest.com for football fans traveling to the big game in South Florida. On Friday, Jan. 31, 2020, Southwest will offer the following nonstop service for fans traveling: From Kansas City to Ft. Lauderdale: Five nonstop flights… Read the full press release

Qatar Aircraft Catering Company and Qatari charity Hifz Al Naema to redistribute surplus food and beverages to good causes in Qatar

Hifz Al Naema which means Saving the Blessings, is a social centre that collects surplus food in Qatar and redistributes to good causes 200-300 kilograms of surplus food and beverage expected to be redistributed daily DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-21 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Aircraft Catering Company (QACC) is pleased to announce it is collaborating… Read the full press release

Air Canada unveiled the newest member of its fleet, the Airbus A220-300

Canadian-built aircraft unveiled at the airline’s Montreal headquarters First commercial flight departs Montreal for Calgary January 16, offering customers a modern, spacious new cabin interior A220 technology reduces fuel consumption by 20 per cent per seat MONTREAL, CANADA, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Air Canada today (Jan. 15, 2020) unveiled the newest member of its fleet, the Airbus A220-300,… Read the full press release

Gulfstream to host a comprehensive schedule of customer-focused events in 2020

Engagements Aim To Further Opportunities For Collaboration And Feedback SAVANNAH, Georgia, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Gulfstream Aerospace Corp.’s Customer Support organization will host a comprehensive schedule of customer-focused events in 2020, including its biennial Operators & Suppliers Conference, two Customer Advisory Board (CAB) meetings, several operators forums and a flight operations forum. “These… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways’ Business Class experience, Qsuite, will launch on flights to and from Manchester

The famous seat which lets passengers create their own private room will be on selected flights within weeks By March, two out of the three daily flights from Manchester to Doha will offer the revolutionary seat which offers ‘first-class in business’ Manchester, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes Allegiant’s new nonstop service to Memphis

HEBRON, Ky., 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Jan. 14, 2020) announces a new nonstop route to Memphis International Airport (MEM) from Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) beginning May 22, 2020. To celebrate, the company is offering one-way fares on the new route as low as $55.* “We’re thrilled to announce this… Read the full press release

CVG welcomes the opening of FEAM Aero’s new hangar

Erlanger, Ky., 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — FEAM Aero opened its new 103,000-square-foot $19 million hangar at the Cincinnati/Northern Kentucky International Airport (CVG) today (January 15, 2020) with a grand opening event. The facility opening creates the need for more than 100 high-paying aircraft mechanic jobs and supports the growing global logistics network at the… Read the full press release

Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline Swoop launches The Loonie Seat Sale

The taxes and fees are extra but they’re easier to swallow when base fares are only a loonie CALGARY, AB, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Base fares for a dollar? No, this isn’t an early April Fool’s joke. Today ( Jan. 14, 2020), Swoop, Canada’s ultra-low-fare airline, launched The Loonie Seat Sale, offering 100,000… Read the full press release

easyJet will resume flights to Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt

The flights go on sale today from Manchester and Gatwick along with two other new summer routes from Manchester LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — easyJet, the UK’s leading  airline, has announced it will resume flights to Sharm el Sheikh in Egypt for the first time since November 2015. Following the recent lifting… Read the full press release

Aer Lingus unveils new-look uniform from Irish designer Louise Kennedy

New uniform design is culmination of Aer Lingus’s brand refresh which commenced in 2018 Features 25 redesigned garments including new trouser option for female crew Uniform was last updated 22 years ago in 1998, also designed by Louise Kennedy Iconic green remains prominent in ‘Kenmare Green’ shade and more navy, entitled ‘Midnight’, introduced throughout Dublin,… Read the full press release

SAS extends partnership with tour operator Apollo

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS and tour operator Apollo are extending their partnership for the 2020 summer and winter season. The agreement is worth around SEK 1.4 billion for charter flights within Europe. SAS will fly Apollo customers to and from 23 locations in Sweden, Denmark and Norway to 26 destinations around… Read the full press release

South African Airways sells nine aircraft to accommodate new Airbus A350-900s into its fleet

JOHANNESBURG, SOUTH AFRICA, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ —South African Airways (SAA) has put some of its aircraft up for sale to accommodate the new Airbus A350-900s the airline recently added to its fleet. In a tender on the airline’s website, SAA said it was selling nine wide-body aircraft – – five Airbus A340-300s and… Read the full press release

Swissport to launch its first cargo business in Australia with the signing of lease agreement at Melbourne Airport

Opfikon, Switzerland, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Swissport’s large-scale launch of its first cargo business in Australia is officially underway following the signing of a lease agreement for a brand-new air cargo facility at Melbourne Airport, with other locations to be announced early this year. Swissport has signed an initial seven-year lease on a… Read the full press release

British Airways offers flights to Europe for £40 or less each way

LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (January 16, 2020) made thousands of hand-baggage-only flights to Europe available for £40 or less each way*. Customers can choose from a wide selection of over 70 routes across the airline’s comprehensive European network including Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Kefalonia, Faro and Verona. The airline… Read the full press release

British Airways to give its lounges in Chicago, Edinburgh and Berlin a make over

Customer to benefit from more relaxing atmosphere, extra charging points, and new interactive welcome Lounges to be refreshed as part of £6.5bn investment for customers LONDON, UK, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways has today (January 16, 2020) announced it is refreshing its First and Club lounges at Chicago O’Hare Airport, as well… Read the full press release

CDA announces the opening of new Chicago Police Department facility at O’Hare International Airport

New facility increases airport safety, marks progress on transformative O’Hare 21 project CHICAGO, IL, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (01/14/2020), the Chicago Department of Aviation (CDA) and the Chicago Police Department (CPD) cut the ribbon on a new facility for CPD personnel assigned to O’Hare International Airport. Built by BOWA Construction, a local… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways unveiled the newest aircraft in its fleet and new destination plans for 2020 at the Kuwait Aviation Show

Eight additional destinations to join the airline’s network in 2020: Nur-Sultan and Almaty, Kazakhstan; Cebu, Philippines; Accra, Ghana; Trabzon, Turkey; Luanda, Angola; Lyon, France and Siem Reap, Cambodia Award-winning airline displayed its ultra-modern Airbus A350-1000 alongside its state-of-the-art Gulfstream G500 DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways wowed the crowds on the… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces expanded codeshare cooperation with Malaysia Airlines

The agreement more than doubles the number of destinations on the Qatar Airways network for Malaysia Airlines passengers Four new destinations in South East Asia will be available to Qatar Airways passengers for the first time DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce expanded codeshare cooperation with Malaysia Airlines,… Read the full press release

FC Bayern München held winter training in Doha for the tenth consecutive year

Qatar Airways is sponsor of the five-time European champions The German football champions held their winter training in Doha for the tenth consecutive year DOHA, Qatar, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — FC Bayern München men’s senior team spent last week in Qatar at their annual winter training camp. The German champions were based at… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines new daily nonstop flights between Seattle and Monterey, California

SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines announced today Jan. 15, 2020) it will begin daily nonstop service between Seattle-Tacoma International Airport and Monterey Regional Airport (MRY) in central California, further solidifying Alaska as the number one airline between the Pacific Northwest and the Bay Area. The new, year-round service is scheduled to begin June… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces three new Cathay ChangeMakers for 2020

Hong kong, China, 2020-Jan-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific is bolstering its efforts to give back to society with the announcement of its three new Cathay ChangeMakers for 2020. These forward-thinking individuals have each made significant contributions to environmental protection, youth development and cultural inclusion – three key pillars of the airline’s community… Read the full press release