Emirates brings delicious festive menu and nostalgic films on board for customers travelling for the holidays

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-14 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is bringing Christmas joy to the skies this December with a delicious festive menu on select flights and nostalgic films on board. Customers travelling for the holidays in December will enjoy several Christmas specials across all cabin classes on board and on the ground. Christmas menus With an… Read the full press release

QantasLink launches direct flights between Bendigo and Sydney

Sydney, Australia, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — QantasLink has today (10TH DECEMBER 2018 ) announced it will launch direct flights between Bendigo and Sydney, saving hours of travel time for business and leisure travellers. QantasLink’s flights will be the first-ever regular passenger services between Bendigo and Sydney, and the first commercial services from Bendigo in… Read the full press release

Heathrow pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues

Recognising the service Heathrow colleagues provide, airport pays to settle status of EU nationals in move to reassure colleagues News comes as Heathrow welcomes 80 millionth passenger over a twelve-month period Announcement follows the launch of the Living Wage roadmap which ensures direct suppliers guarantee employees the Living Wage by the end of 2020  LONDON, UK,… Read the full press release

dnata completes the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering

Dubai/New York, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — dnata, one of the world’s largest air services providers, today (11 December 2018) announced that it had completed the acquisition of New York-headquartered inflight and VIP caterer, 121 Inflight Catering. The acquisition allows dnata to significantly expand its operations in the United States, further strengthening its global network… Read the full press release

Japan Airlines introduces new service to improve accessibility for customers using Japanese sign language

Improving Accessibility at Customer Service Centers in Japan Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-13 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines announced a new service to improve accessibility for customers using Japanese sign language. (JSL) Starting today (December 11, 2018), JAL will offer video remote interpreting services at select customer service centers in Japan. Overview of Service The JAL… Read the full press release

British Airways celebrates welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at Heathrow Terminal 5

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is celebrating welcoming more than a million customers to its First Wing at its home at Heathrow Terminal 5, 18 months since it opened. Reminiscent of a luxury hotel lobby, The First Wing features dedicated security lanes granting customers direct access to British Airways’ prestigious First… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces its first gateway to Malta

New direct services to the Maltese capital to begin 4 June 2019 Airline continues its robust expansion in Europe, with services to Prague, Kyiv, Skopje and many more launched in 2017-2018 DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce that it will launch direct services to Valletta, Malta, starting 4 June 2019,… Read the full press release

SAS introduces Point Sharing and new version of Lifetime Gold membership to its EuroBonus

STOCKHOLM, Sweden, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — SAS EuroBonus introduces two new features, the option to collect and share EuroBonus points with families & friends and Lifetime Gold membership to reward the most dedicated members. The initiatives are a part of a series of new services and improvements within the SAS EuroBonus program. During 2019,… Read the full press release

Wizz Air recognized as the best low-cost airline and passengers’ most preferred choice in Bulgaria

WIZZ AIR WON TWO SKY AWARDS FOR ITS OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE IN BULGARIA IN 2018 BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, Bulgaria’s leading carrier and one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, was recognized as the best low-cost airline in Bulgaria and as the passengers’ most preferred choice. The two prestigious awards were won… Read the full press release

flydubai starts flights to Chittagong, Bangladesh

Dubai-based carrier flydubai will operate daily flights to Chittagong Flights will operate from 20 January 2019 Dubai, UAE, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai today (December 9, 2018) has announced the start of flights to Chittagong in Bangladesh. The relaunched service will begin on 20 January 2019 with daily flights. Commenting on the recommencement… Read the full press release

Boeing Business Jets launches longest range business jet model

Airplane can connect virtually any two cities in the world Boeing Business Jets also announces new order for its best-selling BBJ MAX DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, 2018-Dec-11 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing Business Jets (NYSE: BA) today ( Dec. 10, 2018) announced it is launching the BBJ 777X, a new Boeing Business Jet model that can… Read the full press release

Southwest announces extra flights for the college football games

DALLAS, TX, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Southwest Airlines Co. (NYSE: LUV) this week announced extra flights for college football fans traveling to see their favorite teams compete for the top spot. Based on the demand from fans in Oklahoma, South Carolina, Indiana, and Alabama, the carrier added new nonstop options for fans to get to the football games in Miami,… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways inaugurates non-stop flights from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya

Qatar Airways is the first Middle Eastern airline to provide direct flights to Mombasa Qatar Airways will also launch direct services to Gothenburg, Sweden and Da Nang, Vietnam this month DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways’ first non-stop flight from Doha to Mombasa, Kenya landed today (09 December 2018) at Moi… Read the full press release

Cathay Pacific announces the addition of Château Montrose to its First Class inflight wine offering

Wines from the renowned estate unveiled on selected First Class routes from December HongKong, China 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Cathay Pacific’s award-winning First Class wine cellar is soon to be enriched by the airline’s new partnership with Château Montrose – one of Bordeaux’s leading wineries. The partnership was unveiled during a spectacular wine dinner… Read the full press release

Spirit Airlines welcomes airline veteran John Kirby as its newest Vice President of Network Planning

MIRAMAR, Fla., 2018-Dec-10 — /Travel PR News/ — Spirit Airlines (NYSE: SAVE) announced today (Dec 7, 2018) it has hired airline veteran John Kirby as its newest Vice President of Network Planning.  Kirby will oversee what is set to be a large network expansion in the coming years for Spirit.  Kirby is a highly experienced, successful and well-regarded leader… Read the full press release

Boeing and ELG Carbon Fibre announces partnership that will reduce solid waste by more than one million pounds a year

First-agreement of its kind will repurpose aerospace-grade composite material for making laptop cases, car parts and other products SEATTLE, WASHINGTON, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Boeing [NYSE:BA] and ELG Carbon Fibre today(Dec. 5, 2018) announced a partnership to recycle excess aerospace-grade composite material, which will be used by other companies to make products such as… Read the full press release

Fiji Airways starts flying as a oneworld connect partner

Nadi, Fiji, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Fiji Airways starts flying as a oneworld connect partner from today (Wednesday 5 December) – as the first airline globally to link up to the world’s premier alliance via this new membership platform. Fiji Airways is now starting to display the new oneworld connect branding on its aircraft fuselages by the main passenger doors,… Read the full press release

SAA and Nedbank offer travellers opportunity to earn air miles thru the new SAA Voyager Cheque Card

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — If you think rising fuel costs and a tough economy have ruined your big plans to travel and see the world, SAA and Nedbank say you should think again. That’s because this partnership, which has been helping to realise the travel dreams of millions of South Africans… Read the full press release

South African Airways marks 20 years of non-stop service between Johannesburg and Lagos, Nigeria

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — The leading carrier in the Sub-Saharan Africa region, South African Airways (SAA), is celebrating 20 years of non-stop operations between Johannesburg and Africa’s most populous city, Lagos, Nigeria. Operations commenced on 4 December 1998 as SAA launched its first flight into Nigeria soon after the Bilateral Air… Read the full press release

British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Customers can get in to a different type of holiday spirit and start plotting their summer escape now as British Airways launches new routes from Heathrow to Ljubljana in Slovenia and Montpellier in France. Seats to Slovenia’s capital are available to book on ba.com from today with flights taking off on Mondays and Fridays… Read the full press release

Royal Air Maroc joins oneworld airline alliance

Hong Kong, China, 2018-Dec-07 — /Travel PR News/ — Royal Air Maroc is to join oneworld, adding one of Africa’s leading and fastest growing airlines to the world’s premier airline alliance. Its election as a oneworld member designate was announced as the Chief Executives of the alliance’s 13 current member airlines, including Cathay Pacific Chief Executive… Read the full press release

ERA calls for European Commission to take necessary measures in advance of the UK leaving the European Union

LONDON, UK, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — ERA (European Regions Airlines Association) has sent a letter to the European Commission urging it to take necessary measures in advance of the UK leaving the European Union. The letter highlights the need to prevent serious harm to European connectivity and reach a solution as soon as possible… Read the full press release

Silver Airways announces new daily nonstop service between Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport and Daytona Beach International Airport

Starting Lineup: Silver Airways Expanding Already Extensive Florida Network with New Nonstop Service Fort Lauderdale – Daytona Beach on January 16, 2019 Introductory fares from only $59* available at SilverAirways.com Fort Lauderdale, Fla., 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Whether you’re a race fan, catching an MiLB Daytona Tortugas game or visiting the famed boardwalk and beaches,… Read the full press release

Sunwing Airlines signs new three-year contract with the global aviation services specialist Menzies Aviation

Toronto, ON, Canada, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Sunwing Airlines celebrated their new partnership with Menzies Aviation last week at Toronto Pearson International Airport. The carrier has signed a new three-year contract with the global aviation services specialist, who will be responsible for passenger services, ramp handling and cabin cleaning services for all Sunwing… Read the full press release

Vietjet to host its biggest Cabin Crew Recruitment this December

Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Aiming to further expand its flight network, not only in Vietnam but also overseas, Vietjet will host the biggest Cabin Crew Recruitment in as follows: 1. In Hanoi: Date and time: 09:30 – 12:00 on December 13th, 2018 Venue: at Vietjet Office, 302 Kim Ma Street,… Read the full press release

Singapore Airlines further enhances its digital capabilities with the acquisition of minority stake in Australia-founded Data Republic

Singapore, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Singapore Airlines (SIA) has acquired a minority stake in Australia-founded Data Republic, in a move to further enhance its digital capabilities. The stake in Data Republic was acquired through a placement of new shares. A statement of no objection was received recently from the Australian Foreign Investment Review… Read the full press release

Jet Airways offers up to 30% discount in its ‘Happy holidays year-end global sale’

Strengthens domestic and international connectivity via hubs based in Delhi and Mumbai Mumbai, India, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Jet Airways, India’s premier, full-service international airline, has introduced 65 additional frequencies on its international and domestic routes starting December 2018, thus, further strengthening its network over its hubs of Mumbai and Delhi. The airline… Read the full press release

Lufthansa Supervisory Board creates new Airline Resources & Operations Standards division to improve operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines

New Airline Executive Board function Resources & Operations Standards created in order to improve operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines COLOGNE, Germany, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — The Supervisory Board of Deutsche Lufthansa AG has laid the foundations for improving the operational stability and quality of the Lufthansa Group airlines. With the… Read the full press release

Oman Air and its frequent flyer programme, Sindbad recognized at the 2018 World Travel Awards

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Dec-06 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, has been awarded World’s Leading Airline Economy Class at the 2018 World Travel Awards and its frequent flyer programme, Sindbad has been named “World’s Leading Airline Rewards Programme 2018”. The World Travel Awards 2018 were presented recently at… Read the full press release

JAL certified to be the most punctual airline in the world according to FlightGlobal

Tokyo, Japan, 2018-Dec-05 — /Travel PR News/ — Japan Airlines (JAL) was awarded the Most Consistent Winner, an award given to the airline with the best on-time performance in domestic and international flights in the past five years (January 2013 to December 2017) by FlightGlobal, at a forum held in Atlanta, Georgia US. FlightGlobal compiled flight operation… Read the full press release