Finavia, Finnair and Alepa develop new service for easier and smoother shopping at Helsinki Airport

Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Finavia, Finnair and Alepa have developed a new service that makes shopping at the airport and travelling easier and smoother. You no longer need to carry souvenirs, gifts and groceries purchased from these companies’ online stores and the shops in the gate areas of Helsinki Airport to your… Read the full press release

Helsinki Airport welcomes new route between Helsinki and Malmö

In partnership with Finnair, Braathens Regional Airlines (BRA) has launched a non-stop service between Helsinki Airport and Malmö Airport. The first flight took off on April 16, 2018. Vantaa, Finland, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — The new route between Helsinki and Malmö offers six weekly departures – every day of the week except on Saturdays…. Read the full press release

Oman Air to showcase its First Class mini suite at the Arabian Travel Market, 22-25 April

MUSCAT, Oman, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Oman Air, the national carrier of the Sultanate of Oman, will be exhibiting next week at the Arabian Travel Market, a key travel and tourism event held at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre on 22-25 April. Acting Chief Executive Officer Abdulaziz Al Raisi, Chief Commercial Officer… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport offers its passengers even greater comfort with the inauguration of new triple passenger boarding bridge

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Today (19 April 2018), Brussels Airport has inaugurated the new triple passenger boarding bridge. For the occasion, Emirates carried out a one-off flight with an Airbus A380. Thanks to the new bridge, the airport can offer its passengers even greater comfort and passengers will be able to board… Read the full press release

Brussels Airport inaugurates two spanking new plane spotting platforms for aviation enthusiasts

BRUSSELS, Belgium, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — Along with hundreds of plane spotters and officials from the neighbouring municipalities of Steenokkerzeel and Zaventem, Brussels Airport has inaugurated two spanking new plane spotting platforms. Apart from offering a great view of the airport, the platforms allow aviation enthusiasts to engage in their favourite pastime in all… Read the full press release

British Airways expands its Chinese cabin crew on its flights to and from China

Over a third of cabin crew on Beijing and Shanghai flights will be Chinese nationals, fluent in Mandarin Support for Chinese customers on the ground at Heathrow Terminal 5 also increased LONDON, 2018-Apr-20 — /Travel PR News/ — British Airways is doubling the number of Chinese cabin crew on its flights to and from China, so… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways recognised with a Special Recognition Award as the inaugural IOSA programme airline

Airline was the first to complete IOSA in 2003 and has maintained 100 per cent compliance for every audit since IATA awards Qatar Airways on 15th Anniversary of IOSA Programme DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways was again recognised for its outstanding safety performance record at the International Air Transport Association (IATA)… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways announces new codeshare partnership with Air Italy

New codeshare will provide Qatar Airways passengers greater connectivity to domestic destinations across Italy Award-winning airline acquired 49 per cent of AQA Holding in 2017, the parent company of Air Italy DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Airways is pleased to announce a new codeshare agreement with Air Italy, starting 24 April…. Read the full press release

Qatar Duty Free opens Maison Christian Dior boutique at the Hamad International Airport

The new Maison Christian Dior collection has arrived with a unique offering including two fragrances created exclusively for the Middle Eastern consumer, available at Qatar Duty Free DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Qatar Duty Free (QDF), in conjunction with Parfums Christian Dior, has opened a one-of-a-kind boutique for passengers travelling through the… Read the full press release

Emirates to showcase its new Boeing 777-300ER First Class Private Suite at the Arabian Travel Market 2018

Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates will unveil its new Boeing 777-300ER First Class Private Suite exhibit at the Arabian Travel Market 2018 (ATM). The region’s leading travel and tourism exhibition will run from 22 – 25 April. This year marks Emirates’ 25th year of partnership and commitment to ATM. When the exhibition… Read the full press release

Emirates announces special early bird fares for UAE travellers

Early bird travellers from the UAE can take advantage of competitive fares to global destinations Dubai, UAE, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ — Emirates is offering special early bird fares for UAE travellers to destinations within its global network. Travellers who book in advance can enjoy special fares starting today until 30 April 2018 and applies… Read the full press release

dnata earns certification for Good Distribution Practice by the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

Accreditation from UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency reinforces ground handler’s commitment to quality and safety LONDON, UK, 2018-Apr-19 — /Travel PR News/ —  Global air services provider and UK’s leading ground handler, dnata, has been awarded certification for Good Distribution Practice (GDP) by the UK Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (UK MHRA)…. Read the full press release

Wizz Air launches direct flights from Vienna to Málaga and Eindhoven

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Wizz Air, one of Europe’s fastest growing airlines, announced today further expanding its low fare network from Austria by introducing two new destinations from Vienna to Málaga and Eindhoven. The new service to Eindhoven will be the first direct connection from Vienna and will be operated twice a week. The second… Read the full press release

flydubai inaugurates daily flights to Congolese capital, Kinshasa with enroute stop in Entebbe

Dubai-based carrier launches daily flights to Kinshasa with enroute stop in Entebbe flydubai’s network in Africa grows to 13 destinations across 10 countries DUBAI, UAE, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Dubai-based flydubai’s inaugural flight touched down yesterday at N’djili Airport (Kinshasa International Airport – FIH).  flydubai will operate daily flights to N’djili Airport with an… Read the full press release

The 2018 Ryanair Novice’s Steeplechase to take place on 26th April at the Punchestown Festival

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Ireland’s favourite airline today (17 Apr) got under starter’s orders for the 2018 Ryanair Novice’s Steeplechase at the Punchestown Festival, with just one week to go to until one of the highlights in the Irish National Hunt racing calendar. The Grade 1 Ryanair Novice’s Steeplechase will take… Read the full press release

Ryanair announces additional 19 Summer 2018 routes now on sale at Ryanair.com

DUBLIN, Ireland, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline today (16 Apr) announced an additional 19 Summer 2018 routes from Austria and Germany to Mallorca and other sun destinations, all of which are on sale now on Ryanair.com, the world’s most visited airline website. Ryanair’s sales agreement with Laudamotion.com now means that even… Read the full press release

S7 Airlines to start new service from Novosibirsk to Tomsk starting 3 June 2018

Novosibirsk, Russia, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — S7 Airlines, a oneworld® global airline alliance member, launches flights from Novosibirsk to Tomsk starting 3 June 2018. Tickets for the new flight are available now. Scheduled flights of S7 Airlines will be performed on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Sundays. Flights will depart from Novosibirsk at 11:55 and arrive in Tomsk… Read the full press release

Leipzig/Halle Airport welcomes Pobeda’s new service to Moscow

Pobeda started linking Leipzig/Halle with Moscow today. The Russian budget airline is flying to Moscow Vnukovo Airport three times a week. Schkeuditz, Germany, 2018-Apr-18 — /Travel PR News/ — The flights between Leipzig/Halle and Moscow take off every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. The airline is using Boeing 737-800 aircraft on this route. Moscow Vnukovo, which… Read the full press release

Judy M. Ross, A.A.E. promoted to Assistant Director of Aviation for Mineta San José International Airport

Industry Leader and Experienced Manager at Silicon Valley’s Airport Selected after National Search San José, Calif, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Judy M. Ross, A.A.E., has been promoted to Assistant Director of Aviation for Mineta San José International Airport (SJC) by Director of Aviation John Aitken after a national recruitment. Ross has served as Interim… Read the full press release

Budapest Airport becomes an IATA regional training partner

BUDAPEST, Hungary, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — Budapest Airport (BUD) and the International Air Transport Association (IATA), the largest trade association of the world’s airlines, have concluded a partnership agreement. As part of the cooperation, BUD has become an IATA “regional training partner”, which means that some of the international trainings organized by IATA… Read the full press release

South African Airways announces key appointments to assist with its turnaround plan

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — South African Airways (SAA) has announced a number of key appointments to fill the critical skills gap at the airline as it forges ahead with implementing its turnaround. The airline is aggressively implementing its turnaround plan aimed at returning the company to financial sustainability, with leadership driving… Read the full press release

Qatar Airways the Official Airline Partner of the 2018 CBMM Niobium Rome E-Prix presented by Mercedes EQ

The award-winning airline and ABB FIA Formula E Championship joined forces once again in Rome to celebrate their exciting partnership Qatar Airways hosted activities for families and visitors of all ages at its stand in the Allianz E-Village The unique international sporting event attracted tourists and sport enthusiasts from all over the world DOHA, Qatar, 2018-Apr-17… Read the full press release

British Airways opens a brand-new lounge in Rome’s Fiumicino Airport

LONDON, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — As part of its £4.5bn investment to benefit its customers, British Airways is set to revamp lounges across its network, starting with the opening of a brand-new lounge in Rome’s Fiumicino Airport. The lounge follows a new design concept for the airline featuring the very best of British and… Read the full press release

ERA to hold Regional Airline Conference in Vienna, 18–19 April

This year’s conference will focus on key topics such as the industry skills shortage, imminent challenges and threats to aviation and Brexit – all issues that are extremely important to the future of European aviation. Lightwater, United Kingdom, 2018-Apr-17 — /Travel PR News/ — A record number of CEOs and senior executives from the European aviation… Read the full press release

Bombardier to present four of its leading business jets at the Asian Business Aviation Conference & Exhibition in Shanghai

Global 7000 mock-up tour making its first appearance in China following triumphant stops in Singapore and Dubai Premier cabin also making first appearance in China on board the luxurious Global 6000 aircraft, showcasing its elevated level of visual and functional refinement  Best-selling Challenger 350 and Challenger 650 aircraft round out Bombardier lineup on static display… Read the full press release

Bombardier Global 7000 business jet honoured with a 2018 Red Dot Award: Product Design

Bombardier’s Global 7000 business jet received the Red Dot in the 2018 Red Dot Award: Product Design in the ships, trains and planes category for its leading and well-thought-out design  The Red Dot Design Award is one of the most sought-after honours for design and innovation excellence worldwide Bombardier’s Global 7000 business jet was selected… Read the full press release

All Nippon Airways introduces a new website “Japan Travel Planner” to help travelers discover the beauty of Japan

  TOKYO, Japan, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — All Nippon Airways (ANA) announces the introduction of a new website “Japan Travel Planner” aimed to help travelers visiting Japan discover the beauty of the country by obtaining valuable travel information. The two informative current websites “ANA Experience Japan” and “Taste of Japan” were integrated into the… Read the full press release

Norwegian adds 90,000 seats to USA this winter from Edinburgh, Dublin and Shannon airports

Airline adds 90,000 seats to USA this winter from Edinburgh, Dublin and Shannon airports Transatlantic growth continues with increased frequency this winter despite seasonal reductions on some routes More flights added to routes with strong passenger demand in the winter season Fornebu, Norway, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Norwegian is increasing flights from Edinburgh,… Read the full press release

Qantas announces the appointment of Belinda Hutchinson as a Non-Executive Director

SYDNEY, Australia, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas Chairman Leigh Clifford today announced the appointment of Belinda Hutchinson as a Non-Executive Director to the Board of Qantas Airways Limited. The Chairman welcomed Ms Hutchinson by saying that her extensive background on numerous boards and in financial services would add to the depth of experience currently… Read the full press release

Qantas sells its catering businesses to dnata

SYDNEY, Australia, 2018-Apr-16 — /Travel PR News/ — Qantas today announced it has signed an agreement for the sale of its catering businesses to dnata, an aviation services company that is part of the Emirates Group. The transaction is subject to approval from the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC). Approximately 1,200 employees of Qantas’ catering… Read the full press release