All Nippon Airways announces series of comprehensive enhancements to improve passenger comfort and satisfaction

Enhancements will bring new options to in-flight meals and amenities. ANA aims to solidify its global appeal in 2019 and beyond. TOKYO, JAPAN, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan’s largest and 5-star airline for six consecutive years, will be undergoing a series of comprehensive enhancements designed to improve passenger comfort and satisfaction on all… Read the full press release

SilkAir announces new, four weekly, non-stop flights between Singapore and Busan, South Korea

Singapore, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — SilkAir, the regional wing of Singapore Airlines, will launch non-stop flights between Singapore and Busan, South Korea’s second-largest city, this year. Commencing from 1 May 2019, SilkAir will operate four weekly flights to Busan. The launch of Busan flights will mark a milestone for SilkAir as it adds… Read the full press release

flydubai will boost its services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with 12 new flights per week

Five weekly flights to Hofuf will start from 16 March 2019, along with an additional daily flight to Riyadh Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based airline flydubai has announced today (February 18, 2019) that it will boost its services to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia with 12 new flights per week. An… Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches two new services from Castellón to Budapest and Katowice

4 NEW FLIGHTS ADDED TO THE WIZZ’S WEEKLY SCHEDULE BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines and the leading low cost carrier in CEE, celebrates the announcement of two new services from Castellón to Budapest and Katowice. The new low fare routes provide countless opportunities for leisure and business travellers to plan… Read the full press release

Air France starts replacing diesel engines in the conveyor belt vehicles with an electric drive made from recycled products

Paris, France, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — As a major economic player in its area of activity, Air France is aware of its responsibility and integrates sustainable development into its activities and operations. The company’s objective is to continuously improve the customer experience while reducing its environmental footprint and improving its procedures, particularly through innovation…. Read the full press release

LOT Polish Airlines’ brand new Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft launched the first direct flight between Budapest and London City Airport

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — LOT Polish Airlines made history this morning (2019.02.18), as its brand new Embraer ERJ-190 aircraft launched the first direct flight between Budapest and London City Airport. The service will commute six days a week, on a total of twelve occasions (morning-evening) between the Hungarian capital and the financial… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new three-times-a-day service to the Bavarian beer capital of Munich from London City Airport

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers at London’s Munich Cricket Club joined in a traditional Bavarian toast to the newest British Airways’ route to launch from London City Airport. Cabin crew members James Carlton and Cyntia Matyokova visited the famous bierkeller and kitchen in Victoria to celebrate the new three-times-a-day British Airways flights… Read the full press release

British Airways Boeing 747 painted in the iconic design of its predecessor BOAC arrives in Heathrow

The BOAC-liveried Boeing 747, reg: G-BYGC, has arrived back at Heathrow from the paint factory this morning and will enter the airline’s flying schedule, heading first to New York Arrival coincides with the Boeing 747 first flight anniversary just days earlier LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Large crowds gathered at Heathrow today (February… Read the full press release

CDA welcomes Norwegian Air’s new nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare to Barcelona

CHICAGO, IL, 2019-Feb-19 — /Travel PR News/ — The Chicago Department of Aviation and Norwegian Air today ( 02/15/2019) announced new nonstop service from Chicago O’Hare International Airport (ORD) to Barcelona-El Prat Airport (BCN) just in time for the busy summer travel season. This new service from O’Hare begins on June 7, 2019 and will operate four times weekly until October 26, 2019, by… Read the full press release

Ryanair launches its London winter 2019 schedule

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (14 Feb) launched its London winter 2019 schedule, with 154 routes in total, including 2 new routes from Luton to Krakow and from Southend to Venice Treviso, which will help deliver 26m customers p.a. through Ryanair’s 4 London airports this year, as it… Read the full press release

Ryanair unveils its latest customer care improvements

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, today (14 Feb) unveiled its 2019 customer care improvements, delivering ‘More Choice, Lower Fares & Great Care’ to its 152m customers. The latest customer care improvements include: Lowest Fares – find a cheaper fare within 3 hours, get paid the difference plus €/£ 5 MyRyanair… Read the full press release

Ryanair supports hospice charity Naomi House & Jacksplace with a €100,000 donation

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2019-Feb-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No. 1 airline, today (14 Feb) presented a €100,000 donation to Naomi House & Jacksplace in the United Kingdom. Ryanair has supported Naomi House & Jacksplace through its scratch card game for over four years, donating over €300,000 to the charity during this partnership. Ryanair scratch… Read the full press release

ExpressJet Airlines marks 10th anniversary of Historic First All-Female, African-American Flight Crew

ATLANTA, Georgia, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — ExpressJet Airlines this week commemorated the ten year anniversary of its flight that made history as our nation’s first commercial revenue flight operated by an all-female, African-American crew. On February 12, 2009, Captain Rachelle Jones Kerr, First Officer Stephanie Grant and Flight Attendants Diana Galloway and Robin Rogers… Read the full press release

Allegiant announces new service from Eastern Iowa Airport to Nashville International Airport from May 17, 2019

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant (NASDAQ: ALGT) today (February 12, 2019) announces service from Eastern Iowa Airport (CID) to Nashville International Airport (BNA) beginning May 17, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering fares on the new route as low as $49* each way. “We’re very excited to announce this brand… Read the full press release

TAP Air Portugal recognized in Phoenix at the 2019 MicroStrategy Customer Awards

Lisbon, Portugal, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — TAP Air Portugal was recognized in Phoenix at the 2019 MicroStrategy Customer Awards in recognition of the dashboards developed for the Company that allow for real-time monitoring of the evolution of the main operational performance indicators of the carrier and other critical information in order to facilitate strategic… Read the full press release

ACI World Airport Service Quality barometer: In 2018, overall passenger satisfaction on a global level, increased to 4.21 from 4.19 year on year

Montreal, Canada, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Overall global passenger satisfaction with airport service quality increased during 2018, according to the latest findings of the Airports Council International (ACI) World Airport Service Quality (ASQ) barometer . Airline check-in and passport/ID control processes generated the highest levels of satisfaction in 2018, while airport facilities are the points of… Read the full press release

Philippines’ Cebu Pacific to recruit candidates who will undergo a “study now, pay later, zero-interest” training program to become commercial pilots

Cebu Pacific opens applications for new batch of Cadet Pilots Pasay City, Philippines, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Applications are open for a new batch of Cadet Pilots who will be trained to become full-fledged aviators for Cebu Pacific (CEB). CEB will be recruiting 16 candidates who will undergo a “study now, pay later, zero-interest”… Read the full press release

Zurich Airport’s take-off and landing procedures to be switched to modern satellite-based navigation methods

ZURICH, Switzerland, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Over the coming months, the take-off and landing procedures at Zurich Airport are to be switched to modern satellite-based navigation methods. As a result, the conventional “VOR Trasadingen” navigation system will be gradually decommissioned until February 2020. The conventional aviation navigation system VOR (Very High Frequency Omni-Directional Range)… Read the full press release

Qantas presents an immersive virtual reality representation of its new First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport

Sydney, Australia, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas is using virtual reality (VR) in the development of its new First Lounge at Singapore Changi Airport, which is set to open at the end of 2019. Industrial designer David Caon and his team have created an immersive virtual reality representation of the design concept, providing a… Read the full press release

Worldwide Flight Services to invest in a new, state-of-the-art pharma facility at Copenhagen Airport

Worldwide Flight Services (WFS) is to invest in a new, state-of-the-art pharma facility at Copenhagen Airport to increase its support of the CPH Cargo Community’s growth strategy. PARIS, FRANCE, 2019-Feb-15 — /Travel PR News/ — WFS, the world’s largest air cargo handler, announced it will begin construction of the new facility in April. The new building will cover an area of 1,500… Read the full press release

Noe Chef de Cuisine Ryo Takatsuka of Four Seasons Resort Oahu at Ko Olina to create first class menu for ANA’s A380’s inaugural Tokyo to Honolulu route

Consecutive Two Glass Wine Spectator Awards complement culinary accolades Hawaii, Oahu, U.S.A., 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Passengers travelling first class on All Nippon Airways (ANA)’s first Airbus A380 will discover the flavours of southern Italy in a menu expressly developed for the occasion by Noe Chef de Cuisine Ryo Takatsuka of Four Seasons Resort Oahu at… Read the full press release

Emirates signed agreement with Airbus for 40 A330-900 and 30 A350-900 aircrafts

Airbus and Emirates reach agreement on A380 contract – with the airline to receive 14 more A380s by end 2021, bringing its total A380 order book to 123 units Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates airline today announced an order for 40 A330-900 aircraft, and 30 A350-900 aircraft, in a heads of… Read the full press release

Emirates launches new daily service connecting Phnom Penh and Bangkok

Route to meet growing passenger demand and facilitate seamless travel between capital cities of Cambodia and Thailand; tourism from Southeast Asian countries vital to Cambodia’s economy Daily service between Bangkok and Phnom Penh to offer enhanced connectivity to Emirates’ global network and routes served by codeshare partners Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ —… Read the full press release

Arsenal player Danny Welbeck gives young footballers an unforgettable training session the Arsenal Soccer School Dubai

Arsenal player’s visit comes as ASSD marks 10 years Dubai, UAE, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Arsenal player Danny Welbeck visited the Arsenal Soccer School Dubai (ASSD), providing young footballers an unforgettable training session as they learn to “play the Arsenal way.” This is Danny Welbeck’s second visit to the school, which comes as… Read the full press release

Star Alliance announces partnership with Skyscanner

Refresh of staralliance.com features new look and improved functionality for customers Frankfurt, Germany, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Star Alliance, the world’s largest airline alliance, has partnered with Skyscanner, the world’s travel search engine, to allow travellers visiting the Star Alliance website to search for flights, view airfares and book them directly with its member… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to start direct flights from Novosibirsk to Astana on May 28, 2019

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a member of the oneworld® global aviation alliance, is starting direct flights from Novosibirsk to Astana on May 28, 2019. Tickets are already available. Flights will be operated on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Departure from Tolmachevo Airport is at 15:35, and arrival in Astana is at 16:35 local time. The return flight departs at 17:25 and arrives in Novosibirsk at 20:20. Flights will be operated on modern… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive H.E. Mr. Al Baker welcomes the “Doha Declaration”, a manifesto that calls for a serious review of the existing aviation regulatory framework

75 years on from the Chicago Convention, the Doha Declaration calls for a serious global review of its relevance today in the 21st Century DOHA, Qatar, 2019-Feb-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, has welcomed the publication of the “Doha Declaration”, a manifesto that calls… Read the full press release

Allegiant launches new nonstop service to Charleston from Columbus, Ohio beginning June 7, 2019

Cleveland, Ohio, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Allegiant today (2/12/2019) announces new nonstop service to Charleston International Airport (CHS) from Columbus, Ohio beginning June 7, 2019. To celebrate, the company is offering fares on the new route as low as $49* each way. “We’re excited to grow once again in Charleston,” said Drew Wells, Allegiant… Read the full press release

WTTC and IBMATA partner to enhance border security with biometric technology

LONDON, UK, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and the International Border Management & Technologies Association (IBMATA) announce a partnership to promote safe, secure and seamless travel across international borders making best use of new and emerging technology, while enhancing border security. WTTC represents the global private sector of… Read the full press release

Emirates marks 20 years of operations in Pakistan’s most populous cities, Lahore and Islamabad

DUBAI, UAE, 2019-Feb-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates has marked 20 years of successful operations in Lahore and Islamabad, two of Pakistan’s most populous cities. The award-winning airline has recorded solid year-on-year growth in Lahore and Islamabad over the years, carrying more than 8.4 million passengers on both routes in the last two decades. Emirates’… Read the full press release