Indianapolis International Airport welcomes Frontier Airlines’ nonstop flights to Austin

Flight will further connect Indianapolis to Central Texas INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — When it comes to the Indianapolis International Airport (IND), one thing is for certain: You can get there from here — especially if you’re headed to Austin, Texas. This week Frontier Airlines announced it will add a nonstop flight out of Indy… Read the full press release

Boeing announces the appointment of Linda Mills as VP of Communications, Commercial Airplanes

Linda Mills, award-winning public relations executive, joins Boeing from Starbucks SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] today announced the appointment of Linda Mills as vice president of Communications for Boeing Commercial Airplanes, the company’s $58 billion business unit that designs and builds the world’s most advanced and efficient jetliners. Mills, an award-winning… Read the full press release

London Gatwick welcomes Norwegian’s non-stop service to Buenos Aires

Airline grows long-haul network with first route to Buenos Aires from Gatwick Valentine’s Day celebration as the new route to the ‘Paris of South America’ takes off Affordable fares from £259.90 one-way break current monopoly on direct London to Argentina flights LONDON, 2018-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian, voted world’s best low-cost long-haul airline, is continuing its global… Read the full press release

Star Alliance enhances its digital and mobile services with the launch of Digital Services Platform

Lufthansa and United first two carriers using platform to enhance customer experience STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Feb-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance has launched a Digital Services Platform (DSP) as a first step to an overall enhancement of digital and mobile services offered to customers travelling across the 28 airline member Star Alliance network. The platform… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates service from Doha to the capital city of Australia, Canberra

Canberra is the airline’s fifth gateway into Australia Airline now proudly flies the Boeing B777 featuring the award-winning Business Class seat, Qsuite, to Canberra, connecting Canberrans to the airline’s global network of more than 150 destinations  DOHA, Qatar , 2018-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The first Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Canberra, the capital… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces codeshare agreement with ferry operator Cotai Water Jet

Airline’s customers can now book travel to one of Asia’s leading tourism and entertainment centres via Hong Kong HONG KONG, 2018-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Travellers from around the world will soon enjoy more convenient access to the tourism and entertainment centre of Macao and the Pearl River Delta beyond, thanks to a new Cathay… Read the full press release

Cathay Dragon to start a new four-times-weekly service between Hong Kong and Jinan this March

The Shandong capital, known as the “City of Springs”, becomes the Cathay Pacific Group’s 28th destination in mainland China HONG KONG, 2018-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — The Cathay Pacific Group’s expansion across mainland China continues apace, with the announcement that Cathay Dragon will commence a new four-times-weekly service between Hong Kong and Jinan, the… Read the full press release

Qantas new daily Melbourne – Denpasar (Bali) service now on sale

SYDNEY, 2018-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas has today ( 7TH FEBRUARY 2018) announced it will begin a new daily Melbourne – Denpasar (Bali) service from 23 June 2018 with fares available for sale from today.* Operated by a Boeing 737-800 aircraft, the new Qantas route comes as Jetstar increases its Melbourne-Bali flights from ten per week to… Read the full press release

Textron Aviation receives order from the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia South Eastern Section for two modified Beechcraft King Air 350 turboprops

Textron Aviation receives order from the Royal Flying Doctor Service of Australia South Eastern Section for two modified Beechcraft King Air 350 turboprops   SINGAPORE, 2018-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Textron Aviation Inc., a Textron Inc. (NYSE:TXT) company, today (FEBRUARY 7, 2018) announced at the 2018 Singapore Airshow that it has received an order from… Read the full press release

Oakland International Airport welcomes Norwegian Air’s new nonstop Bay Area service to Rome

New Bay Area air service to Europe begins February 6 Oakland, CA, 2018-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Oakland International Airport today launches the first nonstop Bay Area service to Rome since 2001.  The flight between Rome’s Leonardo da Vinci–Fiumicino Airport (FCO) and Oakland International Airport (OAK) takes 12 hours and 35 minutes, and will… Read the full press release

Dubai Airports installs new and enhanced smart gates at Dubai International (DXB) Terminal 1

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai Airports, the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs (GDRFA) and Emaratech marked the completion of the installation of new and enhanced smart gates at Dubai International (DXB) Terminal 1. An array of 20 of the new smart gates is now fully operational in the arrivals… Read the full press release

Wizz Air announces new service from Iasi, Romania to Brussels and Charleroi, Belgium from 8 July 2018

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Feb-12 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, the largest airline in Romania and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, today announces a new service from Iasi International Airport to Brussels, Charleroi, from 8 July 2018. Passengers planning their holiday can already book tickets from only RON 99 */ EUR 19.99 * on… Read the full press release

Air Partner’s JetCard programme named the most flexible private jet membership in Europe and USA for the fifth consecutive year by Conklin & de Decker

GATWICK, England, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — A seamless private jet solution with fixed, hourly rates, guaranteed availability and global reach with as few as 24 hours’ notice. Air Partner’s JetCard programme remains the most flexible private jet membership for the fifth consecutive year in Europe and USA according to Conklin & de Decker, the independent… Read the full press release

Jet Aviation inaugurates its third hangar project at Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore

SINGAPORE, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Aviation is pleased to announce its third hangar project at Seletar Aerospace Park in Singapore is now in operation. The company is hosting a grand opening ceremony at the facility during the Singapore Airshow on February 7, 2018. With this third hangar, the company has total hangar space… Read the full press release

SITA AirportHub™ to boost connectivity at Port Moresby Jackson’s International Airport

SINGAPORE, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Papua New Guinea’s National Airport Corporation has selected SITA AirportHub™ to boost connectivity at Port Moresby Jackson’s International Airport. SITA AirportHub is an airport-wide shared connectivity platform that enables Port Moresby airport to provide airlines, ground handlers and other tenants with secure and reliable bandwidth, including wireless connectivity to access off-airport… Read the full press release

Kansai International Airport trials SITA’s intelligent check-in kiosk KATE

GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — Kansai Airports, the operator of Kansai International Airport (KIX) and Osaka International Airport (ITAMI), is working with SITA on a trial of KATE – SITA’s intelligent check-in kiosk. KATE will autonomously move to congested areas in the airport with the aim to reduce check-in queues, promising to relegate check-in queues… Read the full press release

SITA provides wireless connectivity on the ground to Air Mauritius’ new fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft

Wireless connectivity at the gate will allow the aircraft to connect to vital aircraft, airline systems GENEVA, Switzerland, 2018-Feb-09 — /Travel PR News/ — SITA is providing wireless connectivity on the ground to Air Mauritius’ new fleet of Airbus A350 aircraft, keeping the new-generation aircraft connected to the vital back-end systems no matter where they… Read the full press release

Allegiant opens its thirteenth permanent base at Indianapolis International Airport

Flights with Locally Based Aircraft and Crews Will Propel Economic Growth INDIANAPOLIS, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant Travel Company (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (Feb. 7, 2018) begins operating flights with Indiana-based crews and aircraft from Indianapolis International Airport (IND), providing a foundation for future growth in the Hoosier State. Allegiant’s thirteenth permanent base of operations opens with… Read the full press release

Gatwick Airport announces educational ‘Cool Aeronautics’ events for primary schools

Gatwick continues to invest in STEM events and local skills Airport gives tours, talks and opportunities to participate in aircraft challenges Free to register school events form part of Gatwick’s wider education strategy  LONDON, UK, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — Gatwick Airport has partnered with the Gatwick Aviation Museum and the Royal Aeronautical Society… Read the full press release

IATA and CAAS to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC) in Singapore

IATA and CAAS to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC) in Singapore   Geneva, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) and the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore (CAAS) announced the signing of a Memorandum of Collaboration (MoC) to establish a Global Safety Predictive Analytics Research Center (SPARC)… Read the full press release

IATA moves to a larger office including a Global Delivery Center in Singapore

Singapore, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The International Air Transport Association (IATA) is growing its presence in Singapore with the move to a larger office that is able to accommodate 40% more employees, including a Global Delivery Center (GDC). “2018 marks IATA’s 49th year in Singapore. From a small office in 1969, today Singapore is… Read the full press release

EASA and Airbus Helicopters implement a new single Production Organisation Approval

Marignane, France, 2018-Feb-08 — /Travel PR News/ — The European Aviation Safety Agency (EASA) and Airbus Helicopters have just implemented a new single Production Organisation Approval (POA). This replaces previous national approvals from France, Germany and Spain by a single, integrated framework allowing for simplified industrial exchanges between Airbus Helicopters’ manufacturing facilities and supporting the… Read the full press release

British Airways’ customers can now benefit from new lounges from Innsbruck, Ibiza and Seville

British Airways’ customers can now benefit from new lounges from Innsbruck, Ibiza and Seville   LONDON, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways’ customers travelling from Innsbruck, Ibiza and Seville from today (February 01, 2018) will benefit from access to new lounges. The use of the partner* lounges, exclusively for the airline’s customers travelling in… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces new direct flights to Hatay, Turkey from 4 April

Qatar Airways announces new direct flights to Hatay, Turkey from 4 April   Non-stop service to Hatay to commence on 4 April  New route reflects the close relationship between the State of Qatar and Turkey DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce the launch of new direct flights… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways expands its fleet with fourth state-of-the-art Gulfstream G650ER executive aircraft

Qatar Airways expands its fleet with fourth state-of-the-art Gulfstream G650ER executive aircraft   Qatar Executive is now the world’s largest G650ER owner-operator  Latest delivery is part of Qatar Airways Group’s expansion plans for Qatar Executive DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways has taken delivery of its fourth state-of-the-art Gulfstream G650ER executive aircraft,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight to Penang, its second destination in Malaysia

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flight to Penang, its second destination in Malaysia   Award-winning airline commences service to its second destination in Malaysia, continuing its robust expansion throughout South East Asia Announces increased frequency to four-times weekly effective 1 July 2018 in response to strong leisure and business demand DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR… Read the full press release

HMSHost and the CDA announce the return of Channel Your Inner Chef culinary competition

HMSHost and the CDA announce the return of Channel Your Inner Chef culinary competition   CHICAGO, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Ready to show off your cooking skills to world travelers? Want to get your favorite dish featured on the restaurant menu at one of the busiest airports in the world? Enter Channel Your Inner Chef, a unique, multi-phase… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Ethiopian Airlines’ first-ever direct service between Chicago and Africa

CHICAGO, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation and its newest air carrier partner, Ethiopian Airlines, announced today (02/05/2018) that new nonstop service between Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) and Ethiopia’s Addis Ababa Bole International Airport (ADD) will begin on June 9, 2018. The addition of this new service represents the first-ever… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines welcomes David Oppenheim as VP of sales

Alaska Airlines welcomes David Oppenheim as VP of sales   New position reflects airline’s expansion, growth in national marketplace SEATTLE, 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Alaska Airlines has named David Oppenheim vice president of sales, responsible for strengthening and growing relationships with Alaska’s corporate travel customers. His role will help the airline further its business growth, develop new… Read the full press release

Alaska Airlines extends partnership with Portland Timbers

Alaska Airlines extends partnership with Portland Timbers   PORTLAND, Ore., 2018-Feb-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The Portland Timbers today (Feb. 5, 2018 ) announced that the club has entered into a multiyear partnership extension with Alaska Airlines. As part of the continued partnership, the iconic Northwest airline’s wordmark will continue to be featured prominently on… Read the full press release